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How to make a slow walking burn more calories?

I walk with my kid. If I walk at her speed, I cannot exercise enough. If she runs with me, she cannot last long. If I run and she walks, she is out of my sight and may be dangerous. I am looking for a ...
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Running etiquette when catching up/passing a slower runner

I often find myself catching slower runners/walkers up when out exercising and occasionally give people a shock if they don't hear me approaching. What is a polite way to alert someone that you are ...
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How to improve fitness impact of jogging in place

As per answers to Can run in place endlessly, but tire for distance. Why?, jogging in place doesn't provide the same exercise as actual running. For various reasons, for the last several weeks, I've ...
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Ball vs heel strike when walking or light jogging?

I've found I have two different foot usages when I walk, stride or lightly jog/run. Sometimes I touch down with the heel first. I either roll or more usually, tread/lift. Other times I extend the ...
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Relative benefits of jogging and walking

My understanding is that comparing slow jogging and brisk walking, both done at the same speed, jogging involves more effort and is therefore better exercise as only one foot is on the ground at any ...
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Which is better for core strength: cycling or running?

The question title is fairly self-explanatory. I used to be moderately fit because I cycled to the office, but two years of home working has seen my fitness levels plummet. I recently injured my back ...
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Best frequency of workout schedule

I was wondering if there's a considerable impact towards calorie burning and weight reduction if you workout twice a day rather than pushing yourself and completing your workout schedule at one go. E....
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So (one of) my toes won't come up when running - flat footed

I was a relatively keen jogger (10-15k /day), no problems. I have not jogged for about two years, and started up again. I'm only jogging 2-3k a day at first. This has been a couple weeks now. So, when ...
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Best method of jogging

Which is the best technique of jogging out of following 2 that will have a better / faster results when it comes to weight reduction? Start by walking for about 5 mins, then continuously jog for 40 ...
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Elliptical vs jogging

We recently bought an elliptical machine to exercise at home since most other options are shut down for now. When I use it I can go 45 minutes to an hour without stopping, even at high resistance and ...
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Beginner runner/jogger heart rate question [closed]

I am an it guy 220 lbs 6ft1 35 years old. With chest strap measurement my maximum heart rate is around 192 bpm. (Did warmup and 3 minutes thread mill intervals to measure) For a long period of time, ...
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Jogging before eating vs. after eating?

I am going to change my daily night diet plan, from 1 hour running after dinner to 1.5 hours walking before dinner So which is better for the diet purpose? Does walking under starving(without ...
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Crossfit distance, how reliable is it?

First of all I'd like to say that I'm extremely unfit, with me being 5"10 and weighing in at 125kg. I am trying to get fit enough to go on a skiing trip with some friends at work in February so I've ...
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Starting to Run in Threadmill

I decided to start with running since there's a treadmill in our house. I have very low stamina, that's why I have decided to start running. I have no exercise since I was born. I am 5 feet and 9 ...
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Simulate Couch to 5K at Home

I wish to start Couch to 5k soon. Due to logistics, family, etc, I am confined to exercise in my apartment (at least till it warms up again) How to do couch to 5k standing in one place. I know how ...
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Does walking, running and jogging improve the health?

I am a working person and I don't do much exercise except I go for walking, running and jogging every week. Will it improve my health or not and how?
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Why do my legs hurt so bad while running?

I am a 20 year old male. I never had this problem before. I stopped running for almost a year, but am now again starting to jog to remain fit. I have been running now for almost two weeks, but I get ...
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Breathing through the mouth

Is breathing through the mouth while jogging bad? I find it difficult to close my mouth while jogging. Some sources claim that breathing while exercising should only be done through the nose while ...
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Regarding drop in stamina while running?

I started running after I discover I am putting a lot of weight.When I started running my distance keep on increasing from 2.5 km to 5.0 km.But from few days I am unable to complete even 2.5 km.There ...
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Advantages and downsides of route with slopes

I am currently jogging every day. I am not in very good shape (hopefully this will change), so I am not jogging a very long route. I am making a loop about 3km long, starting home and ending up back ...
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breath technique during jogging [duplicate]

I'm jogging for everyday. i use to get stopped by myself due to high breathing though i jogging in good pace. How to improve and keep it steady my jog and is that good to drink water after / before ...
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Is there any benefit of "real" running outdoors vs running on a treadmill in gym?

I'm a lazy person, so running while staying in the same place appeals to me. Are there any benefits to running outside worth considering, besides aesthetics and feeling the wind in your hair?
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Maffetone formula activity level

I am very new to running but have been weight lifting a lot the last one and a half year, mostly compound exercises. I was looking into the Maffetone formula but still have a question regarding the "...
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I've been running and eating significantly less but weight loss has seemingly stopped

I started running about 2 months ago to lose weight and along with this I also eat a lot less (1000-1500 calories a day). I started off around 200 lbs and got down to 188.6 but a few weeks ago the ...
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Exercise Allergy

I am not kidding about exercise allergy. I used to go for regular jogs when I used to stay in India (I am from India). Then I moved to Germany a couple of years back and jogging became infrequent ...
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How to find music at 60/90/180 bpm to sync with exercise? [closed]

I follow the recommendation that it's good practice to run with a close to 170/180 bpm pace, at any speed (slow or fast). That is, when running you should be hitting the floor around 180 times per ...
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Jogging and Meditation [closed]

I want to start both jogging and meditation since both these activities have huge benefits. I really want to make these two activities my habits. I read it somewhere that a person should focus on one ...
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Sore legs on jogging daily

I have been jogging for almost more than couple of months now. I use to run on and of but I guess I was not too fit so could not run for more than 5 mins. This time I decided that I would not give up ...
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Is jogging prejudicial for ectomorphs trying to gain weight?

I used to run more than 10Km daily(except weekends), on a desperate attempt to develop some muscle on the thighs and calves, but 7months ago I stopped jogging. Of course doing daily runs didn't help, ...
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random unscheduled jogging?

I have a question about running: 1- I do random sessions of jogging and athletic sports (sometimes at night, sometimes 5 sessions in a week, other times i go through a blank month) because i have ...
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Jogging in 90 degree heat

Went for a 5km jog at 4pm today in Cambodia (90 degree heat) and my girlfriend got muscle cramps the same as yesterday. She stopped and then went jogging at around 5pm with no problems. Started to ...
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How to practice and improve my time for a 5k run?

I am a beginner looking for advice on how to practice for a 5k run. For some background, I finished my last 5k in 35 minutes because I ran out of breath easily. I played basketball (for fun) and ...
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How to improve stamina without burning too much calories?

a fitness beginner here. Hopefully someone can share some alternatives on cardio training for a skinny person? For some background, I can commit to hit the gym at least 2-3 times a week. I have ...
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Is it okay to go for walk without bowel movement early in the morning? [closed]

I wake up early in the morning (About half an hour before sunrise). I drink 2 glasses of water. I don't have any bowel movement at that time. My bowel movement occurs most of the times after 2-3 hours ...
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Right abs are more worked (and possibly poor posture), how can I correct that?

Recently I've been jogging and working my arms with some exercises. Although I feel both legs and arms more or less equally tired I also feel I have much more strength with my leg and right arm. I ...
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Is this intensity of Jogging good to reduce fat? [duplicate]

According to a website the speed of Jogging is around 4 to 6 miles per hour, I'm doing something around (very little faster) 4 miles (6.4 Km) per hour, but I'm doing that uphill, so I go 213 feets (65 ...
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Is 30 minutes jogging enough for good amount of Sugar consumption? [closed]

I do jogging in the morning, around 5 days a week, from 6 to 6.30. I jog for around 1.3 Kms and then return walking from there. Also, I consume some sugar content throughout the day, like tea (at 8AM)...
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Is jogging good on "Tarmac" road? [duplicate]

I do jogging in the morning, around 5 days a week, from 6 to 6.30. I jog for around 1.3 Kms and then return walking from there. But my jogging route is a "tarmac" road and I have heard that jogging ...
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Should I go for a run before buying running shoes?

I was recently told that one should buy running shoes at the end of the day because our feet will swell over the course of the day. The thinking was if you bought them at the start of the day you ...
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What risks from fitness are there to people with myopia?

I have a myopia and my eye glasses are usually from -3 to -4 diopters. I jog every morning on an asphalt covering (see my question) and do kickboxing, and in the next year i plan to start lifting ...
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Jogging: Tibialis anterior muscle tense up whenever I jog [duplicate]

Whenever I jog for 10 minutes, Tibialis anterior muscle start to tense up to the point where it hurts. It's preventing me from doing long distance jogging. I am not sure why this is happening. I ...
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How do I find exercise / jogging trail difficulty?

I'm interested in starting out jogging. I live in California (northern CA and occasionally southern CA). Are there any resources / websites that will identify and categorize local exercise and ...
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Legs sore after starting treadmill. Should I continue or wait? [duplicate]

Today is Wednesday, and last Saturday I started using a treadmill (I'm 5'11' and weigh about 210 lb). Since I'm just starting out, I know my body needs to get used to it. After jogging for 30 minutes ...
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Best routine to lose weight? [duplicate]

I am wanting to lose half a stone maybe a stone before the years out. I have just started. I am doing a intense 15 minute work out (push ups, planks, star jumps, forward lounges etc) then 3 different ...
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Breakfast before or after jogging?

Provided that I'm not hungry, should I eat breakfast before or after a 30-minutes morning jog? Update: There are many answers detailing opinions -- thanks! If someone could supply evidence supporting ...
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What is a Dog-Trot in regards to humans?

Unfortunatly, all the people I've asked nearly describe it as a 'relaxed jog,' which tells me nothing. (This may be a shock to some, but my locomotion consists of stumble and sprint, never anything ...
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Lung capacity for jogging much weaker than for lifting

I've always wanted to incorporate daily jogs to my schedule, but at first I would get tired very quickly, out of breath, and I could feel my ankles aching so I assumed it was due to the over weight. ...
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Food to take in before jogging

I basically jog for 30 minutes just after work at about 9:00 pm, before dinner. I sometimes have a full lunch at about 3:00 pm, but most of the time I have some fruit because I reach the office at ...
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Pain in knees, quadriceps, ankle on jogging [closed]

I am an 80 kg guy, height 5'6", and I have been jogging for like 5-6 months now. Initially, I used to jog in a park, 1-1.5 km a day. Then I gained a lot of weight and didn't have time for jogging, but ...
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Jogging beginner

I'm not a complete couch potato but I don't exercise near enough either. I'm skinny and around 170 cm (or 5 feet, 7 inches). I would like to start a jogging schedule but I have no idea where to start ...