Twitter CEO's Heart Rate Tweet Reveals a Surprise

Jack Dorsey's resting rate is close to that of a trained athlete
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 6, 2018 6:12 AM CDT
Updated Sep 6, 2018 6:42 AM CDT
Twitter CEO Shows His Heart Rate Under Scrutiny
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Washington.   (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has a novel way to prove that he took his testimony before two congressional panels on Wednesday seriously. Afterward, he tweeted a screenshot of his heart rate from his Apple Watch, reports Business Insider. The stats show that the 41-year-old's rate spiked from a resting rate of 44 beats per minute to a maximum of 109 beats per minute while he was testifying.

That's a pretty big leap, though both Business Insider and Quartz seem more impressed with Dorsey's resting heart rate—44 is close to that of a trained athlete, while the average male is typically between 60 and 100. Dorsey is known for his health-conscious lifestyle, with a regimen that includes daily exercise, meditation, and fasting. (More Jack Dorsey stories.)

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