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an unhealthy resting heart rate?

I am an 18 year old female college student. My BMI is 22.1 and i am pretty active. Being ROTC means i have physical training 2 times weekly for an hour and also i work out on my own. Over a three and a half week break i wasn't working out as often and my resting heart rate was at 252 when i went and jogged for a short time. when i first started working out at the begining of the semester 5 and half montsh agon my heart rate was aproximatly  120-130 bpm; after working out for a time it went down to about 80-90 bpm. I know that a resting heart rate should be between 60 and 100 bpm so is this unhealthy for my heart rate to be that high?
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Your resting HR is on the high end, and the 252 HR is off scale, too high.  I have no idea how much you warmed up before jogging, or how fast you run/strain when jogging, but 252 is too high, slow down.

If moderate, suppose something like a speed of 11+ minutes per mile, puts your HR over 252 you should discuss with a doctor.  The 120-130 HR is a low aerobic HR for an 18 year old person I believe.  So, 5 months ago is appears you could/should work out harder...but not if the HR goes over 200.
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