Max Heart Rate Set Too Low
I have Brady Bradycardia so pacemaker was installed to keep it at 60bpm. I just found out 3 years later that the pacemaker also ramps up my heart rate faster and limits it to 150bpm. At the time of install they did a stress test and my heart worked great ramping up and recovering quickly. Now I find working out that my heart rate ramps up to 150 and stays there no matter how much more I push. I am used to seeing my heart rate reach 175. Also now it stays at 150 while recovering for up to 4 minutes after exercising. (I'm 62 and workout almost daily.)
My question is, is there any benefit to restricting my heart rate to 150 when there was no issue to begin with? Could this lead to other issues when pushing hard?
Thanks for any input.
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