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What is the best way to lose weight playing Dance Dance Revolution?

The amount of calories you burn in a given time depends on how much actual physical work you do in that time, not on what type of exercise you do or how fast you do it. When on hypocaloric diet, you ...
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Why does my heart rate become much more elevated only AFTER a hard effort?

Jason is correct in that the spikes into the 190's are probably artifacts and errors due to poor readings from the monitor. However, also on longer efforts, you may be seeing the effects of cardiac ...
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Why does my heart rate become much more elevated only AFTER a hard effort?

The heart rate monitor is losing track of your heart rate. I suggest to look at the operating instructions to try and help it function correctly, and check the battery since it may be running low or ...
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Marathon training with high-ish distance, low instensity

It sounds like overall you're on the right track. I'm a marathon runner myself and I was actually pretty taken aback a few weeks ago when I interviewed an Ironman coach and he spoke about the ...
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What is the difference between running intervals and repeats?

This clearly depends on which definitions you're referring to as there may be several different ways to interpret these terms. I refer to how Jack Daniels defines these terms in his 'Running Formula' ...
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Am I doing something wrong with my AMRAP routine?

Based on the information you provided, it seems like your HIIT workouts are not providing much of an anaerobic benefit, as indicated by the low amount of time you spend in zone 5 (the highest ...
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Is alternating between push ups and pull ups everyday overtraining?

Overtraining is different for every person first of all. Although to answer your question I believe you won't be Overtraining that way. If you are looking for a serious workout routine to start with ...
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What should you do between short running series?

To answer your question, you must define what is the objective of the workout you are performing. Depending on the objective, you can define yourself what you should be doing between series. Active ...
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What is the best way to lose weight playing Dance Dance Revolution?

You should run a calculation to determine your Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE). This calculation will estimate how many calories you need every day in order to maintain weight, and thus going ...
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What are the most common interval workout routines?

I believe you are looking to break down a 10km run into intervals that are suitable for helping you develop anerobic fitness for competing. Hopefully you understand that to improve at X activity, the ...
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Is it good to lift weights and do intervals for muscles?

In order to increase muscle mass, your body must be forced to adapt. A state of balance is called homeostasis. The essence for inducing a strength and/or hypertrophy increase requires disrupting ...
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Marathon training with high-ish distance, low instensity

First, you really need some long runs under your belt to know you are ready for 42k. If you feel you can do you 10K x 3 at 44 minutes then I would say YES to the 3:45. It sounds like your speed is ...
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Aerobic Video Game type exercises

I think the most fitting thing would be Zwift. You’d need a bike and a smart trainer to set it up, which could be cost prohibitive, but it offers all the things you are asking for. You can join races,...
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Strenght-gain period in fullbody workout way

To just clarify the weight gaining side when you stop walking and gym, I can say that I am not surprised and it is not strange, given the amount of carbohydrate you take in and proteins. The body ...
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Strenght-gain period in fullbody workout way

there are a few points to be answered on your comments above. I will ty to answer one by one over a period of time. The first point is about the calories intake and % of what you eat. First of all ...
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Strenght-gain period in fullbody workout way

It is very good that you do a full body workout, I am doing that and it works well. To maximize each workout, especially if someone have been doing this for a while and the body is somewhat used to ...
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What are the most common interval workout routines?

You can probably choose any distance from 200m to 5000m, use a factor such that the total distance at target pace is somewhere between 2k and 10k and use ca. half the distance as recovery and you have ...
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