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Am on beta blookers and am 54 whanting to due a min marathon.. I have trained in the past but not for the last three years..

I would realy like to train for this run, I have goten a hold of a PT and he had said that it would be possiable??

I whant to trust him but am scard..  Can you help with some info ... Thank You
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Shouldn't be a problem....

just searched "beta blocker and running marathon "....came up with this---

http://www.runnersworld.com/community/forums/index.jsp?plckForumPage=ForumDiscussion&plckDiscussionId=Cat%3ATrainingForum%3A658106477Discussion%3A277108028
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I am on a beta blocker as well as a calcium channel blocker and ace inhibitor.  I walk "briskly" EVERY day for an hour without any problems.  I have had a couple heart attacks, have stents and suffer with vasospasms, and walking helps me with this.  Begin your training at a slower pace and see how you do. If you haven't trained in 3 years give your body a chance to get into the routine again. Don't shock your body by training at a pace you haven't had any experience with for the last 3 years.  You'll do fine.  You didn't mention any other problems to consider, though. Are there any other concerns?
Take care, Ally
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