What Is the Normal Breathing Rate After Exercise?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 2:10:24 PM ET
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A normal resting breathing rate is 15 breaths per minute. Intense exercise may increase the breathing rate up to 40 or 50 breaths per minute. The respiration rate may remain faster and deeper than normal for up to 40 minutes after the exercise ends.

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