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What is the normal heart rate for a sedentary person?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: 60-100bpm

Regardless of lifestyle, a normal heart rate is considered 60-100 beats per minute.
Now, very athletic people may have heart rates below 60 at rest, but that doesn't mean that sedentary people are allowed to have heart rates above 100 at rest.

In brief: 60-100bpm

Regardless of lifestyle, a normal heart rate is considered 60-100 beats per minute.
Now, very athletic people may have heart rates below 60 at rest, but that doesn't mean that sedentary people are allowed to have heart rates above 100 at rest.
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