I am an it guy 220 lbs 6ft1 35 years old. With chest strap measurement my maximum heart rate is around 192 bpm. (Did warmup and 3 minutes thread mill intervals to measure)
For a long period of time, my spare time for gym was very poor. I did 15 mins @ 5.4mph with 5 minutes cooldown twice a week. No other exercise. At work I mostly sit. My background has a family heart disease and I fell on my chest more than 1 year ago (hospital test had everything normal).
I did physical last week: Resting heart rate 65 to 80. Blood pressure normal. EKG tested normal.
Every since I brought the heart monitor I encountered huge problem with heart rate. When normally walking at 3.8 mph for 5 mins bpm is 115.
When jogging at 4.3 mph for 5-7 mins bpm reaches a whopping 152 bpm.
I need some advice as good advice is not cheap in my area (cardiologist).
Could this be a blood cloth problem? Or because having too much fat in the chest area? (pressing on blood vessels) I am trying to gauge how urgent to see the doc again. Or this is something like normal for runners? I am by no means worried, its just in today's busy world I can barely book 1 open meeting next week and I also have a fully booked week after. I have to balance my work week time between family, money and health.
So just wondering if this wierd spike is normal for somebody with my background.
ps: I tried breathing less through the nose, sometimes that affects bpm. When doing 20mins @ 5.4 mph or more, I need 10 mins cooldown otherwise i get left year tinnitus/pressure for ~15mins. I do not know if ps sections details are relevant.