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Walking to lose weight - what should I expect?

Diet. Don't fall for the BS low-carb, only eat watermelon on a full moon, except when dark chocolate has been conjured by a sorcerer diet. Those diet systems might work, but they're hard to sustain ...
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Benefits of Overhead KB Walks

Congratulations, you found the secret muscle group, technically known as the "everything". Being slightly more serious, loaded carries are one of the best exercises you can do to improve strength, ...
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Spreading aerobic activity

Yeah, you are free to spread out the activity however you want and it will give you similar benefits. Keep in mind that 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise is a recommendation to keep the general ...
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treadmills vs walking

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 ...
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Can muscle glycogen be fully replenished with any food source that contains glucose?

Yes, it's a process called glycogenesis. Your larger issue is simply about calories. While your body can produce glycogen from spinach (as an example), there's only 105 calories in a pound of spinach. ...
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Arm placement on treadmill

Shin splints most commonly occur when there is a disparity between the velocity of the driving leg and the velocity of the ground. Put more simply, they are caused when the leg contacting the ground ...
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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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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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Getting blister-y feet after long evening walks

I experience a lot of various problems with distance walking. As far as I have seen, fancy shoes or insoles do not make much of a difference. In some cases, this aid can help, but in some cases, it ...
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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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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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My body has adapted to walking

Walking with less weight is obviously easier, so you are now burning fewer calories for the same distance. It does feel easier and you are not getting out of breath any more, doesn’t it? (Good things! ...
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Correlation between weight to loose, target number of days and steps to walk each day

Your request is overly simplistic. That’s why you haven’t been able to find any reliable information. It’s difficult to develop the correlation you want because each of us is an individual capable ...
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Should your pelvis rotate when you walk and run?

It seems that you've already answered above in the question. I'd just like to add at least two thoughts. 1st is that there are several running techniques, such as pose, and evolution running, to ...
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Walking in order to burn fat

Unfortunately the answer to your question seems to be: NO. Layne Norton knows more about this topic than most and here is an article he wrote about it: BEST FORM OF CARDIO FOR BODYBUILDING? As you can ...
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Getting blister-y feet after long evening walks

To prevent blisters and the feeling that your feet are damaged after few hours of walking, get some shoes with thick and hard to bend soles. More like light hiking shoes. Don't think to get some soft ...
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What's the best depth for water walking?

Expert level is walking on top! (Sorry—I couldn't resist.) What you have seen on YouTube is typical, but there is no ‘correct’ or ‘incorrect’ depth at which to walk. There are two general purposes for ...
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50 km / 30 mi march in a week - how to prepare?

For seven days, just very light trainings/rest would suffice. I think you'll both make it hopefully since the time limit of 12 hours is too high. For the Next Time: Prepare in Advance It's just a ...
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Brisk walking and weight loss calculation

No The caloric deficit will be compensated by fat burning again, so, let's consider another 350 kcal from fat. This is not what happens. Your caloric deficit was generated by the brisk walk. If you ...
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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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Spreading aerobic activity

The recommendation of 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity comes from the World Health Organization's 2020 Adult Physical Activity Guidelines. These guidelines more precisely state that ...
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What is the 10,000-step target based on?

10,000 steps goal is not based on any particular research, but on a toy (Manpo-Kei) sold in Japan in 60s, and associating 10,000 with a very large number (in Chinese: a synonym for infinitely large ...
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How long would I need to walk to do the equivalent of 20 minutes on a treadmill?

Calories burned during walking and running is primarily dictated by distance traveled. This means the amount of walking you need to do needs to be however long it takes you to travel the same distance ...
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treadmills vs walking

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 ...
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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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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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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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Walk one hour daily during evening

I walk to work most days (I'll admit, I do get lazy if it's raining sometimes), my partner walks to work, lots of the people I work with walk to work. There's nothing strange with walking to work, ...
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Why will walking 10 miles leave you with more energy?

Short answer: In the context of the question, I believe the answer was just saying that running is far more exhaustive than walking. Thus walking will leave you less drained than running will. Long ...
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Right way to calculate calories loss while dieting and exercising

The estimated TDEE is just that, estimated. There are many other factors which can affect your BMR that those calculators don't take into account. Use a 2 week cycle to set a TDEE, eat at it and ...
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