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For those of us that can't afford a water tank, but still want some relatively easy measure of body fat percent, you can get digital body fat scales that send small electric currents through your body, using Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA). Since it takes longer to get through fat than muscle, they can give you a rough estimate of your body's fat ...


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There are three variables you can easily measure for a very accurate idea of what's happening with your skeletomuscular system: body fat, body weight, and circumference. Measuring body fat is most important, but as Eric pointed out, measuring displacement in a water tank is not accessible for most people. Instead, pick up some skinfold calipers from Amazon ...


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Ultra-runners end up with a very efficient fat-burning metabolism and a very good idea of what food works for them. Fundamentally, you physically cannot take in enough calories to keep up with the energy expended so your body must switch to burning fat. (There is a maximum gastric emptying rate; combine that with the need for the fluids to be at the same ...


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There's a swedish runner called Rune Larsson (2:18 boston marathon), had the swedish record on 100 km (6:43:36) for 22 years, ran 374 km in 48 hours, 263 km in 24 hours, basically a very experienced ultra marathon runner. His take on food is that most runners are too scared of trying things outside the norm, you don't have to eat enormous amounts of pasta ...


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Running calorie burn doesn't change so much with age and gender. Because its about the work you did physically. There is a non-linear relationship between walking speed and rate of calorie burn. Essentially what this means is that total calorie burn while walking depends on both the distance that you walked and the speed at which you were walking. This ...


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Lets start from the last question. Should Cardio be limited? No, you could always eat more to regain the once you burnt. Improving your cardiovascular system is important. How long will it take to put on 1 lbs of weight? Depends, and why? There are a lot of factors that can cause the 1lbs increment (such as water weight). Of course, that being said, its ...



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