I take the medication propanolol as a headache prophylactic and it has the side effect of lowering my heart rate. So, I am about 50-60 resting and get up to maybe 140 max while working out, even if I am doing high intensity cardio. Does this mean I am burning fewer calories than if I was off the med and my HR was up to 170-180 like it used to be? I know I need to ask my doctor, but I was hoping someone here may have some unofficial insight first.
Thanks for any help!
PS- my age is 30
Edited by: VYRALYNNE at: 8/25/2011 (06:50)