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You're sore Wednesday because you squatted Monday. Soreness from lifting can easily last two or three days, and even get worse on later days. It's called Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS. Since waking up this morning, my lower back is very sore. It is as if I did a heavy workout. I don't understand why this happened. This wasn't as sore yesterday. ...


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Congratulations, you found the secret muscle group, technically known as the "everything". Being slightly more serious, loaded carries are one of the best exercises you can do to improve strength, muscle mass and general athleticism (according to Dan John) You're right in that your core will be worked, but probably a lot more than you'd imagine. If you ...


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It seems that you've already answered above in the question. I'd just like to add at least two thoughts. 1st is that there are several running techniques, such as pose, and evolution running, two mention just two others, I believe that pelvic rotation should play a part in all of them, but perhaps in different ways. 2nd, is that it'd be useful if you post ...


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This is a surprisingly tricky question to answer. What is fairly unambiguous is that, for most people, increasing activity will correlate with better health. As a race, we are becoming more sedentary with longer periods of inactivity due to the large numbers of jobs that involve sitting at a desk combined with recreation such as web browsers and video games ...


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Your request is overly simplistic. That’s why you haven’t been able to find any reliable information. It’s difficult to develop the correlation you want because each of us is an individual capable of losing weight at our own individual pace. Having said that, it is still possible to lose the weight. You’ll need to set a realistic goal, and, expend more ...


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To answer which one burns more calories, that's pretty straightforward math. Steady state cardio burns calories based upon intensity level x amount of calories per minute . In order to get that number you would need to know your heart rate during exercise and either have the hr monitor calculate the calories burnt totals for you or plug it in to a online ...


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Treadmill of-course. Your body will get used to the park or any env. Where you considor walking whereas treadmill will help you in varition. And as you said you can put more time and walk some more distance without treadmill, it will not help as much.. Because the more efforts you make in least the time, the more you will lose weight as compared to the ...


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Though the cause of DOMS still isn't totally understood, most contemporary research suggests that the pain comes from nerve sensitivity caused by bradykinin during the muscle repair process. Having said that, if you're still sore, your body is probably still repairing--let it do its thing. I would hold off on jogging at the pace that's causing the soreness ...


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You can make it happen! Run a bleep/multi-stage fitness test on yourself and at some point you will stop walking really fast and break into a jog. If you slow that jog speed down a bit and push off the ground so you have both feet off the ground during your stride you will have the "dog-trot"


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Any form of movement that gets your blood moving in the parts of the body that you will be exercising without forcing them to exert themselves "cold" is a valid warm-up. If all you plan to do is a brisk walk, then a more leisurely stroll is a fine warm-up, certainly better than, say, couch-sitting. And many running programs suggest 5-10 minutes of brisk ...


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It's generally referred to as "runner's itch". It's caused by capillaries in your skin being flushed with blood that they're not used to. Generally, it occurs in people who go for strenuous runs, hikes, or walks, when they're not conditioned to that type of workout. I don't know what kind of national athlete you are, but I'm guessing that distance running ...


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For the heel-strike, the short answer is that neither one is inherently more or less healthy. The natural tendency among walkers is to heel-strike when walking along a smooth surface and to use toward the toe when walking along elevated or uneven surfaces. The next time you go for a walk outside, do it barefoot and pay close attention to your feet. In my ...


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If you want to do this route, I strongly suggest that you use a tour operator. They know the area, weather, locals and will make your trip very safe. Based on a popular pilgrimage tour operator the route takes 3 days. http://www.yowangdu.com/tibet-travel/mount-kailash.html Some Tibetans will make the whole 32 mile (52 km) circuit in a single long day (...


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I don't mean to sound rude but what you're asking leads me to believe that you haven't really done any research into this. Walking a certain EXACT amount of steps won't help with realistically anything, other than ...well counting your steps. If your goal is to lose weight, the NUMBER ONE thing you need to focus on is your diet. Given that your diet is ...


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There is likely some CNS benefit to the number of repetitions (so be sure you are using proper form) Since intensity is relative low from a strength standpoint is seems like a strength/cardio hybrid workout My personal primary purpose for the farmers walk is to improve my grip strength for deadlifts. If that is your goal too then consider increasing weight ...


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Someone might give you a better answer, but I'll point to some existing answers that you may want to consider. In short, diet has the largest impact on your body fat stores. Unless you have meticulously counted your calories for several days (2 weeks is pretty good), then you really can't say that you're eating properly. You don't need to count every ...


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This is likely a reaction from lack of oxygen due to shortage of breath. Your cells need oxygen and when they are starved, there is a build up of adenosine triphosphate that can cause a burning sensation. It's not a bad thing. It essentially means your muscles want more energy and oxygen than you can produce at that time. No damage is done and you recover ...



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