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A number of medications decrease your heart rate during exercise. Certain blood pressure medications and drugs used to regulate heart rhythm cause a low heart rate. Examples include beta-blockers and Digoxin. Despite the vigorous nature of your workout, these medications block the heart's ability to pump at a faster rate. Therefore, it is ...


A healthy person should see his heart rate decline by 15 to 20 beats per minute in the first minute after stopping exercise. Your "recovery heart rate"--the pulse you register two minutes after you stop exercising--is a measure of how fit you are. Say you run for 30 minutes at an average heart rate of 155 beats per minute and your heart rate ...


To accurately test for a slow heart rate, a person must measure their resting heart rate. To achieve this, they must avoid checking the pulse shortly after exercising or waking up.


Is a Slow Heart Rate Good or Bad for You? A slow heart rate can be an indicator of strong cardiovascular fitness. But, as you age, it could be a sign of trouble — and even lead to chronic disease.


For heart health to improve in a safe way, you need to gradually lower your heart rate after exercise. In fact, according to research published online February 2017 in the Journal of Applied Physiology, recovery after exercise is when many of the physical benefits of exercise happen.After exercise, your cardiovascular system is in a unique state, different from both rest and exercise, with the ...


Generally, you want a slow heart rate when you’re resting. It’s a sign of good health. But if it’s too slow, it could be a symptom of a condition called bradycardia. Normally, your heart ...


An exercise pulse oximeter measures the level of oxygen in your blood during exercise and is a useful tool for serious athletes and people with health problems. For example, athletes routinely engaging in vigorous exercise, particularly at high altitudes, may wear pulse oximeters to ensure adequate oxygenation.


In the age category closest to yours, read across to find your target heart rates. Target heart rate during moderate intensity activities is about 50-70% of maximum heart rate, while during vigorous physical activity it’s about 70-85% of maximum. The figures are averages, so use them as a general guide. Target HR Zone 50-85%


Low blood pressure after exercise includes any reading lower than 90/60 mm Hg. Effects of exercise on blood pressure Aerobic activities such as swimming, cycling, and running put additional ...


During exercise, you will notice changes in your heart rate. Specific heart rate ranges based on the person's age, gender, exercise intensity and type and fitness level. A slow heart rate, called bradycardia if under 60 beats per minute, sometimes happens during exercise.