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I feel meanderingmoose's answer is too vague to be useful. I believe that you should Set a long term goal Set several intermediate goals that are realistic Record your progress Revise your goals every say 2-4 weeks As an example, you might say: Ultimate goal Lose 20lbs by Summer 2015 Intermediate Goal: I want to be able to run until the counter says ...


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There are three very simple things you need to know for losing weight: EAT LESS--DRINK MORE WATER--EXERCISE MORE Running is a great way to lose weight but you won't only be losing fat you'll lose water weight at first; then you'll be losing both fat and muscle. I ran on 5.4 for 25-30min with 1min walking before 1min walking after so I would get off at ...


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Another suggestion that has worked for me specifically when running on a treadmill (although I am certainly not running at the speeds you indicate) is to remove the time indicator from your frame of reference. Just block the time indicator so that you are not obsessing over the time (be this lay a towel over the treadmill time, or remove the clock from your ...


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You've acknowledged that it is a mental barrier you are facing. The most effective strategy here is going to be to break through it mentally. You say you "usually for some reason...just get off", well, in all honesty, my advice is simply to not get off. Recognize when you are approaching this point that there will be pressure from your body to stop, then ...


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One suggestion could be to swap to another form of cardio following the treadmill. I do 30 minutes on a rowing machine at the start of my workout and 30 minutes on the treadmill at the end of the session. If you were to alternate between two machines, doing your 15-20 minutes on each, would that be enough to stave off the boredom? Also, I listen to ...


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Yes, it is ok. According to some research, e.g. NY Times- 4 minute workout once a week of 4 minutes high intensity training is enough to improve. Similar as Mosley of BBC recommends. My own experience is that if you fill the high intensity training sessions with full body exercises that engage all of your posterior chain, (e.g. burpees or kettlebell ...


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I have completed and trained a number of people in several High-intensity interval training (HIIT) programs. Depending on what you are training for or what your goals are only training using HIIT programs may meet your needs. The programs I have used, and my clients use, we train 6 days a week about 30 minutes a session. A sound protocol should include ...



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