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My average heart rate even at rest is as high as 90 to 100 bpm, what is the best way to reduce it to about 70?

Why? Your heart is regulated by a system of fine neurohumoral mechanisms - why are you trying to defeat them? If your resting hr is 90-100, there's a reason for it. That said, generally the better shape you're in, the slower your resting hr so working out and being keeping body mass index 18-25 will usually do the trick. Fever, anemia, anxiety, stress, exercise, xs thyroid etc. Increases it. Read more...

Is it a reasonable goal to reduce my moderate activity heart rate by 13bpm in 3 months? Current: 138bpm after walking about 4mph for 1 mile. Goal: 125

Not relevant. It generally requires more strenuous exercise to reduce the resting heart rate. Reducing heart rate is not a relevant goal for exercise. Do keep up the exercise. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...

How much time to reduce resting heart rate?

Heart rate. On the average if you're doing aerobic exercise equivalent to 3mi/day jogging/running, you would decrease resting rate 1 beat/minute/month and at some point level off to a new resting rate. Read more...