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Thursday, July 24, 2014
Exercise and Fitness
Sudden increase exercise affects
When I run on the treadmill and abruptly increase my resistance by 10%, sometimes I notice a palpitation or shortness of breath. It is resolved when I reduce the exertion level or if I increase steadily. Is this normal?
Increased heart rate and respiration are normal responses to increased resistance.
Jayme Johnson, MS
Fitness Center at CARE\Crawley
University of Cincinnati