: I am on atenolol for high blood pressure and I love to dance very fast. Will the medication affect my dance performance? It is my only real pleasure I have at 73. My heart rate is 120 plus beats per min. I am also on lisonipril 40mg and suffer from high anxiety.
: The target heart rate during exercise for your age group is between 75 and 128.
Since you are on a medicine that blocks the ability of your heart to respond during exercise, it would be better is you keep your heart rate in the low end of this range. This is especially true when you are dancing consecutive numbers.
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