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Sep
16
comment How to keep swimming stroke consistent while swimming?
Trekker - We can certainly discuss it in chat, but I'm of the general opinion that TI teaches a safe stroke that at least allows people to complete swims. I very much disagree that it teaches any kind of a fast stroke, except for those that it "clicks" with. I'm not against TI in general, but I try to steer people that want to be more competitive as swimmers away from it.
Sep
16
comment How to keep swimming stroke consistent while swimming?
Mmm...TI is ok if you have never swum before. It teaches a stroke that can be done, but (in my experience) can rarely produce a fast swimmer.
Sep
16
comment Leukonychia with an athletic person, how to treat it? Zinc?
Red, blue, purple, brown/orange, black are all urine colors denoting some sort of disease/injury process.
Sep
15
comment Is it possible to get taller after 25?
Possible? Maybe. If your growth plates haven't closed, then yes it's possible. At 26 however, it's highly unlikely unless you have one of a few different growth abnormalities. If you are really worried, talk to a doctor and have your growth plates x-rayed.
Sep
12
comment Leukonychia with an athletic person, how to treat it? Zinc?
This is a poor answer to a bad question.
Sep
12
comment Leukonychia with an athletic person, how to treat it? Zinc?
Other than you say the phrase "VO2 max training", how is this fitness related?
Sep
10
comment losing side and back fat
Spot reduction is a myth. The only way to not put it on there is not have enough fat that your body wants to put it there. Bodyfat works on the LIFO (Last In, First Out), so if you put fat on there first, it will come off from there last.
Sep
7
comment What happens when you train one specific muscle (ex, biceps), and you don't eat enough protein?
I have voted your question as being off topic. If you read through the help section, you will note "What if" questions are not allowed. You can edit your question to try and improve it.
Sep
7
comment Cardio in swimming : long distances or interval training?
@glougloubarbaki - reread the third paragraph. You're already at that level.
Sep
7
comment Cardio in swimming : long distances or interval training?
No worries. If the answer is useful, it's all good.
Sep
6
comment Cardio in swimming : long distances or interval training?
@glougloubarbaki - Probably, yes. You are going to get more of your short burst, high intensity work which is more applicable to sparring and class work than slogging through 2km straight. Anything from 50-400m, the shorter you go, the faster it should be. Once a week throw in something like 4x500 or 2x1000 to work on steady state endurance as well.
Sep
6
comment What can explain my feet cramping while using swim fins when I swim in the afternoon/evening?
Late comment but if the fins don't fit your feet, the unconscious tendency is to "grip" with your toes, which can easily lead to foot cramping.
Sep
3
answered Does the amount of calories burned during sleep differ from your basal metabolic rate?
Sep
3
answered Cardio in swimming : long distances or interval training?
Aug
28
comment How to Increase height naturally? Are those ads gimmicks?
@VPeric - Technically, there are surgeries where you can increase your height. They cut the bone, pull it apart a short distance (less than an inch), and hold it apart with frames while the bone fills in the gap. Incredibly expensive, painful and it can take several treatments over 6 mos-year to gain 1" of height.
Aug
28
comment How to prevent injuries when running with peripheral neuropathy?
I'm with @Grohlier. Technically, yes, you can run. The danger is that if you do injure yourself you won't feel it and can cause major damage. Talk with your primary care provider.
Aug
28
comment How to Increase height naturally? Are those ads gimmicks?
I will correct you, as you are wrong. Your height is genetically determined. It can be impacted negatively by certain diseases and nutritional deficiencies, but it's not a "regional" thing. And you can't overcome your genes by proper exercise to get taller. Your eventual possible maximum height is determined at conception.
Aug
27
revised What is the effect of carb consumption on fat burning during exercise?
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Aug
27
answered What is the effect of carb consumption on fat burning during exercise?
Aug
27
comment What is the effect of carb consumption on fat burning during exercise?
Make that a separate question, that's a good training question. I don't think it's been asked on here yet.