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How much times your heart beats a day?

how much times your heart beats a day?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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I think your question should be, "how many times a day does your heart beat" # Your heart beats about 100,000 times in one day and about 35 million times in a year. During an average lifetime, the human heart will beat more than 2.5 billion times. # Give a tennis ball a good, hard squeeze. You're using about the same amount of force your heart uses to pump blood out to the body. Even at rest, the muscles of the heart work hard--twice as hard as the leg muscles of a person sprinting.
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