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The human body is a very adaptable machine. In no time at all it can adapt to most any kind of condition it is put through. This is why exercise becomes easier over time. The body becomes more efficient at the particular exercise because it expects it and makes the required changes to perform the exercise. Your body has gotten used to the 30 minute jog ...


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It seems that you have two questions. If I understand your post correctly, your first question could be posed as follows: "Is it possible that my 2.79M walk burns the same amount of calories as my 40min cardio routine?" Answer: Not likely. The link that you provided in your question shows a workout routine that is much higher intensity than just walking. ...


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You can actually burn that amount of calories by walking, but remember that the calories include the ones burned by your organism at rest. If you would sit down instead of walking you would also burn calories because every live cell in your body needs energy for normal processes. That being said, you have to know that calories are NOT the only thing you have ...


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You're hitting all the right targets - some strength training, some cardio, watching your diet, and the results are obvious. Instead of micro-optimizing by worrying about heart rate zones, just do whatever you can be most consistent at and keep doing it. Fitness is a long game.


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I wouldn't put too much emphasis on the heart rate zones and calorie numbers. The general rule of thumb for fat loss is the two extremes. Walking and sprinting. Joggingis the middle ground and it can get you in trouble if you do too much of it (eg. overproduction of cortisol, fat storing hormone). The daily walking you are doing sounds great for your goals. ...


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Yes, given your weight and pace I'd expect a value below 150 Kcal. A way to confirm this would be to plug your details into a couple of the common Kcal estimation equations and take an average eg. The ACSM and MET formula: ACSM Kcal/Min ~= 0.0005 * bodyMassKg * metersWalkedInAMin + 0.0035 ~= 0.0005 * 70 * 96 + 0.0035 ~= 3.3635 ...


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It would be a good approximation, it will probably add a slight error but such a formula in itself is by necessity quite inaccurate.


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From a step count alone, I wouldn't bother as the error could be as much as +/- 40%. Primarily as your step length changes with speed, as does wind resistance and energy expended, the gradient of a walk, your body fat percentage and fitness level will also affect the calculation, but the errors these factors introduce can be reduced by aggregating several ...


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Haglund's deformity is mainly genetic and depends on your type of foot. As your brother has already had this, I suspect you might have the same type of foot and therefore have a higher risk of getting the deformity that others. Also, it's When most people first notice Haglund’s deformity, it is because the skin, bursa and other soft tissues at the ...


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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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2010 ISSN Position Stand: • Individuals engaged in a general fitness program can typically meet needs by consuming a normal diet (45-55% CHO; 3-5 g/kg/day). • Athletes involved in moderate amounts of intense training (2-3 hrs/day, 5-6 times/week) typically need to consume 55-65% CHO (5-8 g/kg/day or 250 - 1,200 g/day for 50 - 150 kg athletes) in order to ...


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You should look at what stretching accomplishes for you, to see whether your walk home will address it. Some notes from a Mayo Clinic article: Studies about the benefits of stretching have had mixed results. Some show that stretching helps. Other studies show that stretching before or after exercise has little if any benefit and doesn't reduce muscle ...


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Zoomed out a bit, I'd look at the other 23 hours a day and realize that your 14 minute/mile walk (while certainly better than nothing) isn't really going to have a huge dent on your daily caloric intake. Additionally, a sugar laced mound of carbohydrates doesn't really fit into a solid nutrition plan on a daily basis. That bun, because of the sugar and ...


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A reasonably accurate figure can be obtained by using a heart rate monitor (even one of the App's that use your phones camera will suffice). Assuming you're walking on the flat and not into gale, simply record a post mile heart rate, along with the time taken to estimate your VO2 figure per: Is it possible to measure calorie burn from heart rate alone?, and ...


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Gradually moving towards barefooting and minimalist shoes (xero shoes, vivobarefoot, vibram five fingers) solved the issue for me. If you search the web about this, you will find very controversial information. Some sources point at going barefoot as a cause of plantar fasciitis, other ones state that it helps solving it, by reinforcing the feet muscles ...



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