Diastolic pressure is the minimum pressure within the arteries through a full cardiac cycle. It is the bottom number in a blood pressure reading. Normal diastolic pressure ranges from 80mmHg (millimeters of mercury) to 85mmHg[1].


  1. National Academy of Sports Medicine (2004). Optimum Performance Training for the Health and Fitness Professional, 2nd ed., Calabasas, CA: NASM. 
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