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I used to go to the gym 2-3 years ago. But now I rarely go, because after a break I can't really do any cardio: after 7-15 minutes at a treadmill I get really tired....I've tried 5-6 times [over the course of a year], but it's always the same thing. Your problem is that you're not giving your body a chance to get better at cardio. One session where you get ...


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I would suggest working on intervals. Dave makes a good point in his answer that progress basically requires you to work at a high intensity day after day (with rest days, of course), but it sounds like you're running yourself into the ground on these workouts. Try spacing out shorter runs with periods of walking. When you start to get tired, walk for a time....


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For me its all mental, I go with full of energy and excitement to gym. Gym is a place where I have trained my mind to forget all the good/bad things and just complete my sets. I would recommend you to stick to a strict workout plan(a written) and try to finish it before leaving gym.


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Progressing A treadmill is a very good place to gain stamina, but only 1km is very little. Suffice to say, if you want to complete a half marathon, you won't be running 1km per day, and then suddenly 21km on event day, right? If you run on a treadmill you have the luxury of setting a steady tempo for yourself, and seeing how far you can get at that tempo ...


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There are more explanations than this one, but one is what type of muscle fibre you strengthen. Muscle fibre type 1 are slow, weak but have high stamina, type 2 have low stamina but are stronger and faster. This is why some people are born to be sprinters while some are born to run long distances. If you do many reps, your type 2 fibres will tire and the ...


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You just lot a bit everything ! Strength, stamina, endurance. But it's normal, your nervous system and muscles are not used to being solicited that way anymore. But don't worry, it can come back fast. The mistake you should avoid when coming back to the gym is to try to do the same exercises with the same reps/weight as you used to do. Two and half years ...


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Yoga has a more holistic approach to good health and well being. Its mind,body and soul and there are no specific program or ideology behind it.Do it as long as you are happy to do and you can physically do it. For example Sukhasana or shavasana are more to do with meditation, relaxation and has a calming effect on your body. If you are too stressed out or ...


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Ross: I am assuming the people are are doing the 3x1 miles @ 5 min pace are the same age and are doing the same training. So if they are training identically to you then perhaps your gap is some physical thing that is stopping your body from performing at such a high level. However, if you look hard at your numbers and run them through a Pacing calculator, ...


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Your pace for 1km is good but you need to train by doing longer distances or your body will not be at all ready for a 10k and you will in no way be able to keep that 1k pace on a 10k run while only training 1k each run. Start increasing the distance you run until you are up to at least being able to run 5k or 6k at a comfortable pace. If you have the time ...


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For the heartbeat and fat burning the best suggestion from me is to start skipping rope. Just do the basic jump. Skipping rope detailed information On the above page under the title Health Benefits Skipping as exercise Skipping may be used for a cardiovascular workout, similar to jogging or bicycle riding. This aerobic exercise can achieve a "burn ...


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I love intervals or circuits for this. Changing up the routine helps me catch my breath, while still working my body. It also fights my biggest problem with running, jogging, biking, walking: Freaking boredom. As Dave said, though, cardio is basically doing stuff vigorously. You know what's vigorous, fun cardio? Dancing. Try to find a retro dance scene, ...


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I'm an Irish dancer and had the same problem. Like ballet, Irish Dancing involves quite a lot of movement, kicks, articulate footwork, and so on. So naturally, stamina could be a problem. The obvious solution would be to dance more, 1 hour a week won't help you improve. If possible, longer classes one or two times a week are often better (stamina wise)then a ...



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