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Dr Peter Attia is an accomplished athlete who has remarkable athletic endurance accomplishments performed during nutritional ketosis (due to very low carbohydrate intake). His blog is well-researched and well written. I think you'll find his answer to your question is that carbs are not necessary for the type of activity you plan. My personal experience is ...


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Walking an hour every day is definitely an aerobic exercise However, it's only good for weightloss and general fitness for beginners. Depending on your goal, the walk should be an accessory exercise and not your main aerobic exercise. This is because the benefit will diminish after performing this activity for a while. Thus, you might sweat the first few ...


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While walking fast for an hour every day is good enough to be very fit compared to people who don't do cardio exercise at all, in your case this is not good enough to even approach the top level cardio fitness that you could obtain. You should add running to your routine; it may take a year or more, but eventually you should be able to run an hour a day.


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In short, yes, your daily walks are aerobic activity (definitely not anaerobic...start farmer's walking that distance, and you'll really get some looks as you pass people). Just about any by-the-book doctor would applaud your efforts; you're doubling the American Heart Association's recommendation of 150 minutes/week of light-to-moderate aerobic activity. ...


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Aerobic exercise is measured in heart rate percentage (of max) and time. For instance, we like to say stuff like "I held x% HR for y minutes then z% for w minutes" etc. If either is high, the other is usually low. We can't do high-high without collapsing. If you don't feel very tired, that's fine. In that case, doing it over a longer time will eventually ...


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the lenght of your workout toally depends on your intensity. If you are going for a light walk where you are talking to your friend at the same time then 30 minutes may not cut it for weight loss You many need 45-to-90 minutes of cardio if the intensity is so low where you can still talk without much trouble but on the other hand... if you do intervals or ...


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First and foremost: personally, anaerobic and aerobic exercises can't have the same intensity. Swimming is aerobic. Anaerobic exercises are pretty much the hardest exercises since they push your heart to its limits most of the times. Anaerobic exercise is defined as short duration, high intensity exercise lasting anywhere from merely seconds up to ...


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Since you mention your weight, I'm going to assume that's the primary stressor of your joints (and not, say, repetition, or high velocity movement, like with tendon/ligament conditions). Others have mentioned swimming, which takes the weight off your joints and is an excellent option. There is another option, which works just as well - do cardio without ...


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No, Your Calorie Burn Rate Will Be Different Why The Heck Not? First, the human body's ability to adapt: Calorie burned at the beginning of an exercise program is usually higher than those burned after performing the program for a while (assuming the same exercises and intensity are used). This is because the body was not accustomed to the process and had ...


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No, it won't. The 10kg that you lost was living tissue, whether fat or not. It had a metabolic cost to carry around and sustain, whether during cardio or sitting at home. You can carry 10 kg in a vest or something, but it's not going to be the same as having 10kg of body weight. If you are exchanging fat for building muscle, you are ahead of the game ...


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but i can't do cardiovascular training or most body-weight type training due to the strain my weight puts on my joints Why do you think you can't work your heart or upper body? There are lots of exercises you can do for your heart that are easy on your joints. The first that comes to mind is swimming, which is actually very good at training your ...


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Recommendations With Little Impact on Joints Biking: If you have access to a stationary bike or you have an actual bike, this is a good exercise for you. There isn't a lot of stress on the joints and you can go at your own pace (although going fast is recommended). If you have access to a Spin class also, I would recommend it as you would have a lot of ...


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I would recommend you try a trusted training program. It's possible you're suffering from DOMS, not "joint pain". Regardless, if you're doing the wrong things it will be painful and short lived. If you do a good program, you'll strengthen your muscles and connective tissues (joints) in a safe and effective way.


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It's entirely possible that this is perfectly normal. Exercise, in particular cardio, stimulates certain hormones and suppresses others: A one-hour aerobic exercise session helps reduce ghrelin levels and increase Peptide YY levels, decreasing your appetite when you are finished, according to a 2008 study published in the "American Journal of ...


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Are you getting better? Is it getting easier? If it's really hard, your cardio should already be increasing, you'll have to figure out wether you are above or below the ideal amount of cardio per week. If you're improving I wouldn't make any large changes, if not, try adding a cardio session or include more cardio work in your bjj sessions, we used to do a ...


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If BJJ makes you gas, then BJJ is a fine way to increase your cardio. Do more BJJ rolling. The concern with developing cardio for MMA fighters, particularly heavyweights, is that cardio A) can interfere with sport-specific training time, of which much is needed in this wide-ranging sport, and B) can make the heavyweight become smaller and need to drop down ...


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I'm 6'4 250 lbs, and a current BJJ and kickboxing practitioner (though I compete very rarely). I have a couple favorite methods I use to stay in decent fighting shape: Two handed, lightweight (~35 lbs in our case) kettlebell swings. I really try to focus on driving the bell down, and using the hip action to pop the bell up. The explosiveness, especially ...



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