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awarded  Suffrage
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comment Improve breathing and increase lung capacity
How 'fit' are you? Because there's huge difference in lung capacity between a marathon runner and a couch potato! If you're really worried, you could get a check up to have a VO2max test, where they monitor your heart, blood and lungs. That should help you detect any 'bottlenecks'
Mar
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comment Experiences with 'barefoot' running
+1 If only for not too much emphases on going slowly! Besides your 'safe' approach should be a general guideline for everyone. Simply stop if it starts to hurt, else go for it and keep going!
Mar
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awarded  Nice Answer
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comment What can I use to monitor my running workout?
Well since there's no Android version, I can't confirm it yet @IntuitionHQ. But the system works perfect without your phone! The only thing the phone adds is the gps tracking, so your running speed and location.
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revised What can I use to monitor my running workout?
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Mar
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revised Best way to train for a relay
Sorry, but preferably leave things like Hi and Thanks out! :-)
Mar
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revised Lungs on Fire When Running
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comment Lungs on Fire When Running
Nike has started a project in some countries: Start to Run that uses exactly the same kind of program as Couch to 5k. This program nearly guarantees you can learn how to run if you also follow my answer :-)
Mar
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comment Do high protein diets pose any serious risk to health?
This question needs more context, most diets are good for some and bad for others. Making broad statements to answer this won't help anyone.
Mar
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comment Home Gym: Is an elliptical trainer alone enough?
Note that the model isn't supposed to be very realistic, but more to explain the general idea!
Mar
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comment What can I use to monitor my running workout?
Funnily I think the naming scheme is just a facade @IntuitionHQ, because the 'real' pro version is called Elite!
Mar
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revised How many calories to burn daily to see a change in weight within a month
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comment How many calories to burn daily to see a change in weight within a month
Which simply is half of a kilo :-)
Mar
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comment How bad is high fructose corn syrup relative to the alternatives?
There are countless things we eat, drink or do that are bad. Why pick on this specific ingredient? Besides, what is considered bad? Will it kill you, have negative long term effects or 'ruin your skin'?
Mar
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comment At what point do I start to burn muscle on a calorie deficit diet?
+1 Nice, no nonsense answer
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comment Experiences with 'barefoot' running
Sadly you'll have to wait until after the private beta to get other experts in. But in its current shape, the question does invite users to just add their opinion, rather than 'facts'
Mar
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comment Experiences with 'barefoot' running
Rather than hearing ones personal experience, perhaps it would be better to get someone from a running shoe shop to share first hand experiences based on those of multiple runners. As far as I know there's a general lack of research on this topic at this moment, because they often exclude subjects with a history of injuries. Ironically, those are often the ones who claim the best results with minimal shoes...
Mar
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answered Exercises for a programmer sitting by the PC all day
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comment Exercises for a programmer sitting by the PC all day
Care to elaborate on this in more detail @Magicmarkker?