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Manual or Motorized Treadmill for Diabetic & Kidney Transplant Recipient

If my treadmill usage gonna be 10 minutes every 2 hours Or 15 minutes every 3 hours for just burning calories because I am diabetic and also a Kidney transplant recipient then, which treadmill will be ...
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How to calculate calorie burned walking steps?

I need the formula to make a step count application. I need the formula to calculate 1 step of calories without a GPS. I have variables (sex,age,weight,height,step) I have found this formula : ...
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Treadmill: Importance of belt width?

Treadmills come in different belt widths. From a workout perspective, what is the importance of belt width?
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How to choose manual treadmill for rucking

I would like to have manual treadmill at home for rucking. So far I have opportunity to test only one model. The model I have tested has fixed incline (kind of steep one). The experience was really ...
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If a person has a very active job and wants to train for a race, can it substitute easy runs?

Some occupations involve plenty of walking. Think of construction workers, production floor managers, janitors, stock clerks, mechanics, tour guides, etc. It's possible to exceed 10,000 steps at work....
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Can muscle glycogen be fully replenished with any food source that contains glucose?

For example, if one were stranded in a survival situation could they eat only wild edible leafy plants, such as goose grass and dandelions, and eventually fully replenish all of the bodies muscle ...
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Getting blister-y feet after long evening walks

Since the New Year, I've been doing 2-3 hours walk every night, while eating less. People remark that I look like I'm 30 lbs lighter now in April. I feel good but not that good ... My question is: ...
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Walking in order to burn fat

I am currently reading Biochemistry for Sport and Exercise Metabolism, and there is an interesting chart that shows how if your exercise pace is low (e.g. walking), human body is primarily using body ...
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Is it correct that walking is better than jogging to reduce thighs and inner thighs fats?

I've been doing sport, particularly, walking, for around 1 year. Each day, 7 days per week. I didn't use a specific diet, but I cut eating any sort of sugars during the week, except for weekends, ...
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Ultramarathons: would 'racewalking' be faster?

For races which are long enough that the average speed falls below the maximum speed achievable via a 'walking' style of movement, is it more energy efficient to 'walk' at that speed as opposed to ...
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How long will it take to get used to current level of exercise?

Right now I am not exercising. As in 0 formal exercise. I believe in integrating physical activity that I like in my daily life, as opposed to formal exercising in the gym. Except I have two puppies ...
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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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Do you burn more calories walking when you're young or old?

My intuition tells me that as you age, activities like walking should be more calorie intensive. This is because as you age, activities like walking should become more strenuous. You will require a ...
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Would adding weight to a daily work increase any benefit?

The rule with trying to lose weight is to burn more in exercise than what you eat. Eating healthy reduces the chance of you over eating and taking in more calories than you would burn off. I'm ...
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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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What's the highest heart rate that I can exercise and still be very fresh for work?

Walking and cycling to work can be healthy and can save money. Exercise is even known to improve productivity. Since tiredness affects job performance especially if it's a physical job, it's very ...
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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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Numb Tingeling in Big Toes [closed]

Me: Overweight 30 year old male. This year has been a particularly inactive year* leading me to grow increasingly interested in getting into shape. Because of this, and other reasons, this lead me to ...
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Muscles involved in Walking with different way

When I am walking i observed I have two mode, in one I am walking normal way with all my body felling no tension, other one is in which my torso fill bit of stiff, it is feeling like walking by ...
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How to choose a treadmill for a Walking Desk aka Treadmill Desk

These might be the characteristics of a decent treadmill for running: powerful motor max speed. The more, the better. hydraulic incline adjustment weight of the device. 70kg unit will be, on average, ...
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What is the best time for a short walk before or after the meal? [closed]

I was wondering what is the best time for a short brisk walk, before or after a heavy meal. I searched for it but I found some people online suggesting to walk after the meal citing some of the ...
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My body has adapted to walking

I started dieting and walking about 4 months ago, building up to around 60-70 miles a week, and lost 11kg/23lbs up to the middle of May ... But the last month I have had no weight loss so I think my ...
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Right way to calculate calories loss while dieting and exercising

I am 48, male, 5 foot 9 inches tall, and weigh around 99 kg (so yes, obese). I am a little confused by the way to determine what weight I should be losing in a week or a month. Based on my age, ...
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Why will walking 10 miles leave you with more energy?

From: What are the pros and cons of running versus walking? If you run 10 miles, you will probably find it hard to do anything else the rest of the day. Walking 10 miles will leave you will more ...
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How to determine my level of activeness?

http://www.calculator.net/calorie-calculator.html That calculator requires to know my level of activeness. I take a brisk walk of 10 minutes daily. Personal info: My height is 162.6 cm, age is 34,...
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Walk one hour daily during evening [closed]

I am planning to start walking from my work place to my home. It will take 1 hour and 15 minutes(about 6 KM) to reach at my home. Is there anything strange ? Is it okay for a man aged 28 ?
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Back pain after standing still but not after walking [closed]

I was in public transport this day standing for about an hour. Now I noticed that I got quite a noticeable pain in my lower back (only 19 yo). I have noticed in the past that my lower back would hurt ...
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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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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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Train to Circumambulate Around Mt. Kailash

I wish to circumambulate around Mount Kailash on foot. This is roughly 33 miles of mountaineous terrain. Many people do this for spiritual reasons, i.e circumambulate once to wash away your sins, ...
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Correlation between weight to loose, target number of days and steps to walk each day

The following specs describe my physique: Age: 23 Years Weight: 75 kgs Height: 5'9'' I'm a typical Indian IT professional with average diet. The only time I could spare to keep myself fit is at ...
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Benefits of Overhead KB Walks

Can someone explain to me cumulative benefits of the following: Friend and I went for a Saturday walk at a park. We each had a kettle bells and they weighed 35lbs and 55lbs respectively. The track ...
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treadmills vs walking

I am 300+ lbs Obelix. Still struggling with Obesity. I am NOT looking for recommendation - "Oh you dont need this ... have you tried this ...tried that ? " I have a precise question. If I spend 2 ...
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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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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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Should your pelvis rotate when you walk and run?

chirunning.com says yes: The next step, once you've learned how to level your pelvis, is to learn to move that level pelvis as you walk and run. This happens by allowing your pelvis to rotate in ...
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Can step counting goals be considered effective exercise?

I have a step counter on my phone, my work offers a challenge/incentive to achieve more steps than other coworkers, and the primary function of virtually every fitness tracker is step counting. I'm ...
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Walking my way to FATness?

I started walking 3 miles per day around October of 2015, before 2015 I did swimmimg , biking, treadmill, crosstraining and adding weights to my ankles and all sorts of things to shift weight. I am ...
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Is walking a warm up?

1) Is walking a warm up before brisk walking? if not what warm up exercise we should do? 2) Is walking a warm up before jogging? if not then what warm up exercise we should do?
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Why do my legs burn when I go for a walk?

I am a nationally competitive athlete, so I workout up to 7 times a week. I'm perfectly healthy and don't have any injuries. I also don't have any unusual pain while I workout, other than muscle ...
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Which gait is more healthy?

I have heard from friends, whose source is unknown to me, that it is healthier to walk by setting your toes upon the ground before your heel, but I always step on my heel first, unless I am carrying ...
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Did walking & stretching on my rest day made my lower back sore?

I'm doing StrongLifts 5x5. I hit gym in the night hours and this is the situation: BW: 64kgs Saturday: Rest Sun: 6km walk Mon: Squat 75kg 3sets of 5 reps, Bench 42.5kg 5x5, Barbell Row 42.5kg 5x5 Tue ...
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Is Strava overestimating my calories burned from walking?

Here's some Strava stats from a walk I just took after lunch: Admittedly, I'm a fast walker. But 289 calories seems to be way over the top for a 3.3km walk. (Isn't the rule-of-thumb "100 calories ...
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Calculating calories for weighted treadmill wlaking

I found a formula that incorporated duration, distance/speed, body weight and incline to calculate the number of calories burnt when using the treadmill. Is there a simple way to adjust that formula ...
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how to calculate calorie from pedometer?

How can I convert pedometer steps to calories burned? Can anybody explain this to me? I know there is a lot of variables (sex,age,weight), but, I don't know the heart rate. I need to know how are ...
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Haglund exostosis after one day of bad shoes? [closed]

Yesterday I walked one day one shoes a bit tight near the heel. In fact I felt this from the start of the day. My little brother developed Haglund exostosis once. Is it possible to develop a Haglund's ...
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Endurance activities and carbohydrates: when are they needed

Generally, I keep my carbohydrates low, less than 100 grams a day if I can. I do a fair amount of running and strength training. I participate in regional amateur competitions for the same. I'll be ...
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Do activity trackers count steps when you don't move your arms?

I have a Jawbone up which I wear on my wrist. As far as I know it calculates my step count by measuring the movements of my arm when I walk/run. So if I have my hands inside the hoodie pockets(when it'...
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Is it necessary to stretch legs after jogging if I walk before and after?

so I'm asking this because I'm out jogging every other day on a hill near my house, but to get to the hill I walk about 30 minutes and I try to walk fast (to go home I walk another 30 minutes), so I ...
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Walking long distance vs cardio

Because for looking reasons (sweating) and lack of free time, I decided to convert my 40min cardio in the morning per day (I'm doing this usually), to walking to my office which is about 4.5km (2.79 ...