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For burning fat, is it better to jog for 45 minutes straight, or break them up by 15 minutes, three times a day?

Your question was addressed in this randomized control trial that compared the results of two test groups that worked out 5 days per week: one group did long bouts of exercise (20-40 min per day) ...
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How to improve stamina without burning too much calories?

I have ectomorph body-type The somatotypes is a very old theory, and one that has been under a lot of scrutiny in the actual scientific environments. It is deemed suggestive, but not conclusive. But ...
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Is there any benefit of "real" running outdoors vs running on a treadmill in gym?

Hamstrings. When you're running on a level treadmill, you're essentially hoping up and down on a moving belt. When running outside, you're also pushing yourself forward (hip extension), which ...
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Food to take in before jogging

I think you're over thinking this. If you personally feel like you need to have something because you feel lightheaded when you've previously jogged on an empty stomach you should definitely have ...
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Is 30 minutes jogging enough for good amount of Sugar consumption?

Calories used during jogging varies greatly based on the incline and your body statistics. The "average male" jogging for 30 minutes burns about 250 calories. There are around 15 calories in a ...
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Exercise Allergy

It sounds like you might be dealing with Exercise-induced Urticaria: Exercise-induced urticaria is a condition that causes hives and other allergic symptoms. It can occur during or after exercise. ...
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Ball vs heel strike when walking or light jogging?

The Gait Cycle Gait essentially is a transition between repeated loss of balance and recovery. During movement there is a cyclic transfer between potential and kinetic energy which will minimize the ...
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Breathing through the mouth

If you are new to jogging just breathe naturally through your mouth. It's the best way to get oxygen in and CO2 out. Wait until your cardiovascular system get conditioned to try the nose/mouth ...
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Does walking, running and jogging improve the health?

Well, yes this improves your general health. You don't need to work out every day to be a healthy person. The only reason many people work out is because a lot of people have jobs in which they sit in ...
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Starting to Run in Threadmill

From my personal experience, I can say that stretching is required neither before nor after the treadmill running workouts, unless you are planning to sprint at high speeds there, which I do not ...
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Jogging before eating vs. after eating?

Like in a lot of exercise and diet research it is difficult to find a clear-cut answer and you may even find contradictory results. Your question involves not one but two changes: Food consumption ...
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Running etiquette when catching up/passing a slower runner

I find three things to be helpful: When you're within about 20 feet (5 meters) hold that pace for 20-30 seconds. This will give them a better chance to hear you behind them, and you can wait for a ...
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Lung capacity for jogging much weaker than for lifting

Running for 10 minutes straight is fine for a beginner. You can easily build on that (provided of course you had a physician check that there's nothing wrong with Your joints, bones or muscles). Run ...
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Pain in knees, quadriceps, ankle on jogging

It could be something more complicated, but generally I'll just say that running hurts, especially when you're just starting or increasing your mileage. I would recommend following a training ...
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How would I go about jogging part of my commute back to home?

TL;DR Don't start with 4K right away; Don't run in your work clothes. I started running about a year ago and jog part of my commute on some days, so I guess my experience might be helpful. Get ...
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Training schedule for 10KM running

If you can't run 10k without stopping, then you are either running too far, or too fast for your current fitness. I would recommend a program created by a cross country coach named Barry Pollack, ...
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Pain in Front Part of Leg

Sounds possible that you have shin splits http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shin_splints They will go away with some time off. This is common with individuals who are new to the level of training that ...
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How do I find exercise / jogging trail difficulty?

I recommend Strava. It lets you find segments (trails) in your area using your GPS, and they are created and curated by the community, but also moderated by... well, moderators. It lets you look at ...
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Is this intensity of Jogging good to reduce fat?

You remove fat from your body by using more calories than you put in. Jogging for 20 mins burns around 200 calories (ish). Most people need 2200 calories per day. Therefore, you cannot out-exercise a ...
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How to practice and improve my time for a 5k run?

The same way you would have built up your first 5k jog, using intervals. 'Jogging' would be your 5k-in-35-min pace 'Running' would be your 5k-in-20-min pace Start with a 4min jog, 1min run, 4min ...
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How to find music at 60/90/180 bpm to sync with exercise?

I love to run based on BPM. I find that my feet tend to sync with whatever I am listening to anyhow. Spotify I am currently playing around with Spotify. They have a feature (under Browse... Running)...
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Ball vs heel strike when walking or light jogging?

As Mike described - depends. When you walk - typically you start with heel. There are some phases like foot locking. When walking that is effective, as things developed during evolution. When running -...
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How to make a slow walking burn more calories?

Try some wrist and or ankle weights - or even a weight vest depending on the climate. You aren't quite going to get the same effect as if you were moving faster but you are going to be making it more ...
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Relative benefits of jogging and walking

The Metabolic Equivalent of Task (MET), a measurement of the rate at which an activity burns energy, scaled to the bodyweight of the person performing that activity, is likely a good way to compare ...
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Breakfast before or after jogging?

I do "both." That is, I eat a piece of chocolate (candy, cake, or milkshake) for "quick" energy before jogging. Then a "real" breakfast after I've finished my workout.
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Breakfast before or after jogging?

Simple answer: exercise before, if you want to loose weight. The New York Times has some articles citing research about this subject The article "What is the best time of day to exercise, if my ...
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Why I am not losing weight?

Ali, your current exercise routine goes: 30 mins treadmill jogging - 260 calories 10 mins cycling - 40 calories Subway both times - daily lunch/dinner from Subway (correct me if the assumption ...
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Why I am not losing weight?

Don't be dis-heartened, you may have started to tone, and may of actually started to lose inches, so you should take measurements as well as using the scales. I often find that clients have lost ...
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Why I am not losing weight?

Assuming an active lifestyle, you need to start with knowing how many calories you need to maintain your weight. The easiest way to do that is to maintain a food diary. Record everything you eat and ...
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Why do I get more tired by walking than by running

The human body is a very adaptable machine. In no time at all it can adapt to most any kind of condition it is put through. This is why exercise becomes easier over time. The body becomes more ...
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