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It appears that this article is aimed more at conditioning activities like running or biking, and for those sorts of activities it appears that research confirms the reduction in training benefit. Towards the end of the article, it mentions that the effect on strength gains is minimal, especially if you get up every once in a while for a quick walk and ...


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DOMS is not directly indicative of how effective a workout is, so because you don't feel them doesn't mean its not an effective workout. As for how good pistol squats are for hypertrophy, they obviously won't be as effective as regular squats as you are moving much less weight, however you will likely see more strength in your accessory muscles than you ...


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One possible risk is that milk can thicken your phlegm (although it doesn't actually make you produce more), which may create difficulty as you begin to breathe more heavily, because you'll have to either breathe through the phlegm or cough it up and spit it out. More speculative, while I don't see the milk simply "curdling" in your stomach, you might run ...


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No, there is not a good way to get an estimate of how much you burn. Most machine estimates aren't very good, and they tend to be overly optimistic. The only decent way to calculate energy burn is on a bicycle with a power meter, which is actually measuring the work that you are doing directly. And no, it doesn't really matter if you are doing intervals.


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I would add some warnings - you may avoid very strenuous cardio or abs workout just after you have had a big meal. Though it may not do any harm as such, but it may interfere with digestion or make you feel queasy.


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As baldy mentioned, this really comes down to what you feel comfortable with. If you feel fine exercising with food in your stomach, then exercise right after dinner if that works best for you, as you will enjoy the same benefits. The reality is, however, that most people aren't able to exercise at full capacity right after eating. The guidelines the Mayo ...


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In my opinion this would be a personal preference, based on the amount of food consumed, and any discomfort experienced while running. Seeing that you actually eat while running when doing long endurance events, your body is adapted to exercise with food in your stomach.


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You can try this calories burned calculator at http://www.totaldailyenergyexpenditure.com/calories-burned-calculator. It allows you to figure out one sessions worth of burned calories for any exercise, then add them up into a grand total.


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Well, first of all, I'm sorry to get to this so late, as with less than a month left it will likely be difficult to gain much from any sort of exercises. That being said, the best type of exercise for adjustment of this sort would be running, ideally with a sauna visit directly afterwards to simulate the dry environment. Running serves two purposes here. ...


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Evidence-based books written for popular audiences include Gina Kolata's Ultimate Fitness and Gretchen Reynolds' The First 20 Minutes. Both writers are science reporters for the New York Times. Kolata's book is older (2007); she researches the origins of common fitness beliefs such as the "fat burning zone". Her book is part "debunking" and part research ...


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It sounds like what you are really asking is How do I lose 'that stubborn weight' Let’s start off with a simple fact: There is no magic pill to weight loss or to looking great and being fit, it takes hard work, dedication and commitment. The dedication and commitment extend far beyond just going to the gym and working hard, fitness is a lifestyle, ...


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The real question is what's going with your brother, why is unable to continue to perform, and what makes him physically exhausted. Are his joints beat, muscles sore, dehydrated and shutting down, or is working outside of his optimal heart rate zone and over exerting himself etc.. there are so many variables to this. From my experience most people reach ...



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