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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How do I find exercise / jogging trail difficulty?

As Atul points out, creating a "standard" difficulty rating is not easy, as people have various level of skills, physical abilities and training. However, this problem applies to any sport that uses ...
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Legs sore after starting treadmill. Should I continue or wait?

Though the cause of DOMS still isn't totally understood, most contemporary research suggests that the pain comes from nerve sensitivity caused by bradykinin during the muscle repair process. Having ...
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Is jogging prejudicial for ectomorphs trying to gain weight?

You want two things at the same time, which is good, but you have to put them in the right order. You can run on the same day you workout at the gym ( I'm assuming with weights ), but just do them in ...
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I've been running and eating significantly less but weight loss has seemingly stopped

Everyone reaches plateaus during their weight loss. Provided you continue to eat at a sensible deficit of calories (recommendation is between 10 and 20% of your TDEE) and are tracking them well you ...
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Should I go for a run before buying running shoes?

A good shoe will adapt to your foot over time of using it. You want it to be comfortable at all times during running. I would stick with the suggestion of buying it at the end of the day. A walk into ...
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Why do my legs hurt so bad while running?

If it is shin splints, as per your picture, the first step is to stop running for a bit and to ice the area to reduce inflammation. To be perfectly frank, the pain you're feeling is due to injury, and ...
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Right abs are more worked (and possibly poor posture), how can I correct that?

First of all, given we don't know much about the exact situation - have in mind there could be an underlying medical condition so you should consult a doctor if you have any such doubt. That being ...
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Is 30 minutes jogging enough for good amount of Sugar consumption?

It's pretty important to note that while it may be enough now, your body won't always burn the same amount of calories. The human body is amazing at adapting to new situations, hence why weight ...
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Is it okay to go for walk without bowel movement early in the morning?

Poop when you need to poop. For a walk as short as 5km, emptying your bowels beforehand isn't important at all.
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How to practice and improve my time for a 5k run?

Stamina gets built over time, and that time varies for everyone. Jogging and running are 2 different things. All you need to do is break down your goals and achieve it in fragments. Start with a 1k ...
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Simulate Couch to 5K at Home

Depends on your goals. If you want to run a 5k, there are a lot of variables to learn and practice: cadence, pacing, joint fatigue, and many more that you just won't experience by doing jogging on the ...
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random unscheduled jogging?

am I doing it vainly ? does it have side effects or is it somehow harmful ? No, it is not in vain. Any exercise is better than no exercise, and you should keep doing it whenever you can. Also in ...
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Advantages and downsides of route with slopes

Running up hill is almost always better for cardio and fat loss as one would expect. Not so much for muscle gaining, though it would contribute more to legs than running on a flat road. Running ...
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