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Heart rate monitors can be broadly classified into thee groups based on how they communicate with the fitness equipment. They are - Bluetooth - Most latest HRMs these days use bluetooth to communicate with the fitness devices, including fitness watching and gym equipment. If you use the latest models, it is very likely that they use bluetooth. One extra ...


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You are only likely to fall off of a treadmill if you set it too high for your performance limits, or get distracted while exercising. People generally run in a fairly straight line, and if you are able to keep up with the treadmill's pace, then you shouldn't have any problem staying on. The videos you see are people that try to go from standing on the ...


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To answer which one burns more calories, that's pretty straightforward math. Steady state cardio burns calories based upon intensity level x amount of calories per minute . In order to get that number you would need to know your heart rate during exercise and either have the hr monitor calculate the calories burnt totals for you or plug it in to a online ...


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Having operated commercial gymnasiums, I would only ever recommend buying heavy commercial-grade equipment; the cost of home or low-use commercial equipment ultimately proves to be greater, since their design, parts, and construction are simply not adequate for serious or heavy use. You can guarantee that a cheap treadmill will break down regularly. I ...


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The four different treadmills all reacted similarly and have a "stutter" when moving faster than a light jog. It's almost embarrassing for me now thinking my weight is causing this issue but I don't think I'm over the weight limit of the treadmills. It could be a weight problem, because weak motors will hesitate when you apply too much weight to ...


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You've acknowledged that it is a mental barrier you are facing. The most effective strategy here is going to be to break through it mentally. You say you "usually for some reason...just get off", well, in all honesty, my advice is simply to not get off. Recognize when you are approaching this point that there will be pressure from your body to stop, then ...


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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 recruits the hamstrings more. You can overcome this by increasing the incline on the treadmill, but it's still a difference that I didn't see mentioned here.


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The motor indicates how fast and smooth the treadmill will be able to sustain a continuous belt speed. Some treadmills simply can't "keep up" and the runner can move faster than the belt can go. In which case, the runner will be forced to slow down. 3.0 CHP seems to be the base for "running speed". Track stars looking to stay in from the ice may need ...


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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 recommend at all. 5 mins of walking before and after worked fine for me. What you will need if you want to run comfortably in a treadmill is a fan to blow air onto ...


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I can't answer this from a manufacturer's standpoint, but from a physics standpoint. Just to compare it to something familiar, this is entirely the same as if your car is running along a flat road, and you turn the engine off, you'll still keep rolling. Why? Momentum! First of all, if you disconnect the power while the treadmill is running, there would ...


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This is a common thing, and in most cases, easy to fix. Incline on the treadmill puts more stress on the lower back When walking or running uphill, the load on the muscles change. You are forced to lean forward, your back muscles have to compensate a lot more to keep you erect. The hip flexors also have to work more, because you need to lift your knees ...


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Start by turning on the machine and pressing “Start.” Adjust the speed to the lowest setting. Let the belt rotate a few times. If the running belt starts to shift toward one side, loosen the rear roller bolt on the opposite side ¼ turn clockwise. For example, if the running belt begins to shift to the left, loosen (turn counter clockwise) the right roller ...


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You should definitely consider seeing your doctor as numbness is usually indicative of some other problem. As others have suggested, it may be as simple as changing your running shoes. Or, as even others have noted, lace-tying may be the cause. But, there’s another cause you may want to consider. Nerve compression. The compression may be caused ...


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I'll give this a try since no one has yet. Intervals are more commonly known and used whereas the progression run is not. An interval run has fixed amount of running medium to hard at a fixed effort or fixed pace broken up by fixed times of rest or easier efforts which can be short enough not to fully recover or long enough to recover but at an easier pace....


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Tweaking what you currently have would be pointless. You need to follow an actual plan if you want good results. Under the best of circumstances a man can only realistically hope to build a single kg of muscle per month. That's utilizing a quality plan, getting proper nutrition, and enough rest. You are making the common mistake of believing yourself to be ...


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Your foot very likely could have changed shaped a bit, and your shoes certainly will. Having two pairs of running shoes is always nice from an injury prevention standpoint in that different shoes tend to stress you in different ways and change your angles ever so slightly, so it's a good investment. In order I would try: A new pair of shoes, especially ...


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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 is wrong) Questions: Apart from Subway meals, do you consume any other snacks or meals? Did you perform your exercises everyday? What's your current weight? ...


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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 no weight, yet they have lost 2 inches around their waist. As per previous comments, a week is a very short time to see a difference. When you exercise more ...


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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 drink. The simple act of recording your caloric intake will remove all guess work. Once you've established how many calories you need to maintain, simply cut ...


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For my TR4000i, it's a plain text file IHPUSER.TXT: name,jason, age,45, sex,male, weight,167, height,70, I don't know how to accomplish this in this editor, but the file ends below the "height,70," line rather than at the end of it. There may be more to this file/format that I just I haven't entered on the LifeSpan web site. And further detail on the ...


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I just ran on a 1200i and a USER.TXT file showed up in the root of my USB with the following data. Here is my guess for the fields: Date,Time,?,??,??,Speed,Distance,??,??,?? 11/04/2015,06:18:01,T,000,0000,0000,00.5,00.00,0000,,E, 11/04/2015,06:18:22,T,000,0000,0000,00.5,00.00,0000,,E, 11/04/2015,06:19:08,T,000,0000,0015,03.0,00.01,0000,,E, 11/04/2015,06:19:...


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Like most things, yes and no, and some of it is individual. Personally, I find running outside to be much more physically challenging. Part of it is that, as your question notes, the treadmill does create a "pulling" effect, though I suspect that the majority of the difference is the basic and often minor variation of terrain that your muscles constantly ...


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Treadmill of-course. Your body will get used to the park or any env. Where you considor walking whereas treadmill will help you in varition. And as you said you can put more time and walk some more distance without treadmill, it will not help as much.. Because the more efforts you make in least the time, the more you will lose weight as compared to the ...


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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 said that, if you're still sore, your body is probably still repairing--let it do its thing. I would hold off on jogging at the pace that's causing the soreness ...


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Most gym equipment used the old 5 (more exactly 5.3) khz am transmitter like an uncoded Polar t31 or lots of monitors available on ebay for about 13-23 bucks. those transmitter have a range of about 3 feet and require no pairing so for a gym environment they are still appropriate technology. Bluetooth, ANT, ect would either require pairing or run into ...


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The Fitness.StackExchange link provided by @Adam is great and probably the most complete when answering your question directly. The actual calculations for treadmill v road grade are as follows. This link talks about calculating grade from a treadmill. The treadmill grade is basically a measure of the height distance for every 100 (insert unit of ...


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You've got a few options, though honestly none of them are going to fit your ideal scenario. 1) As Kevin Lee suggested, just do 30 seconds sprint, let it slow down and do 30 seconds walking. You're still doing intervals. If you're worried about the time that the treadmill is spending changing speed, then shorten your walking period to take that into account....


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Do you live near a track or in a good neighborhood to run in? Do this outside - make it fun. Do Intervals in Sets and Reps - Get AWAY from using time There's nothing in life that's fun and consists of you "watching the clock" why add cardio to that list? Use a set distance instead -- it gives you an insensitive to push yourself. The harder you work ...


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A curved treadmill will not help you "maintain a short, quick stride". In fact, unless you modify your stride specifically for that treadmill's curvature, your stride will be longer: your feet will maintain contact with the treadmill through a longer arc (range of motion). If you intend to improve your form for running on normal (that is, "flat") surfaces, ...


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I'm being a bit (very?) anal here, but it's a 10k not a marathon nor is it a quarter marathon. In any case, a week is a very short time to get ready! You need to start running outside on the real road or trails. This is because treadmills don't work on all the same muscles as the real road. The machine maintains in a way pushes you at all times so you can ...


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