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What is the best way to lose weight playing Dance Dance Revolution?
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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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How refined sugar intake affect the exercise results?
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It is excessive calorie intake that results in weight gain, not sugar. Refined or any other sugar and other carbohydrates = 4 Cal/g Protein = 4 Cal/g Fat = 9 Cal/g Alcohol = 7 Cal/g Source: ucla.edu ...

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Does possession of a certain quantity of bodyfat effect the body’s capacity to build muscle?
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Does possession of a certain quantity of bodyfat effect the body’s capacity to build muscle? In order to build muscle, which adds weight to the body, a caloric surplus and sufficient protein ...

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Interval versus Continuous training for weight loss
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According to Harvard Medical School, a 155 lbs (70 kg) person during moderate stationary cycling for 30 minutes loses 260 Calories (cycling outside 12-14 mph or ~20 km/h = 300 Calories). So, even if ...

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Is it necessary to have a break from a high caffeine intake for workouts?
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1) Chronic caffeine intake can result in, at least partial, tolerance to caffeine effects. Chronic ingestion of a low dose of caffeine induces tolerance to the performance benefits of caffeine (...

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Is BCAA worth taking and what are its pros and cons?
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I believe you can get all the mentioned nutrients with food. Branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) include leucine, isoleucine and valine, all of which can be found in common protein foods (meat, milk, ...

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Getting blister-y feet after long evening walks
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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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Diet to lose fat while gaining conditioning/strength in martial art
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Caloric deficit is the only way to lose fat and you can achieve it by eating less calories or burn them more. To prevent muscle loss during weight loss, a high protein diets have been recommended: ...

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Why do calories matter for weight gain/loss?
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You get energy into your body by food that contains caloric nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, fats, alcohol). Chemically speaking, you also get energy from breathing in oxygen, but this is not "...

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How fast swimming increases lungs volume?
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Here are some studies that suggest how much can various types of exercise increase vital capacity of the lungs and in what time. Study 1 Effects of swim training on lung volumes and inspiratory ...

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How to burn both fat and muscle at the same time?
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This is the first time I've heard someone wants to lose both fat and muscle mass. Of course there's a method to lose both fat and muscle: to be on a hypocaloric and low-protein diet (Advanced ...

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Does faster heart rate always mean burn of calories?
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You burn calories when any organ in your body works and breaks down macronutrients (glucose, fat or protein) into energy. You can significantly increase burning calories (in terms of weight loss) ...

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Do BCAA's only help with muscle gain or do they help with weight loss?
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BCAAs contain 4 Calories per gram, just like proteins, so they don't likely promote weight loss. Also, BCAAs are used as appetite stimulants in patients on hemodialysis and in cancer patients. Source: ...

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Can muscle glycogen be fully replenished with any food source that contains glucose?
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By long distance walking plus callisthenics, you could burn ~5,000 calories per day. To prevent glycogen breakdown (and consequently ketosis), you would probably need to consume at least 10-15% of ...

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Can substituting beets with other nitrate rich vegetables to improve athletic performance?
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NITRATE FROM NON-BEET SOURCES Here is one very small study in 7 young men, in whom diet rich in spinach and collard greens, but not beetroot, high in nitrates (~510 mg or 8.2 mmol per day) for 6 days ...

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Knee injuries, chiropractors vs doctors
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After a knee injury, the first thing you need is an exact diagnosis, which should have a name of an already known condition, for example: "a complete tear of anterior cruciate ligament" or "a tear of ...

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What is the best runs strategy to burn fat
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Calories burnt during exercise: Running 7 mph (11.2 km/h) for an hour (a 155 lbs or 70 kg person): 809 Calories (Wisconsin.gov) Sprinting for 10 minutes (no more details revealed): 800 Calories (...

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Brachial plexus compression: What to do and what to avoid?
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Brachial plexus compression, pectoralis minor syndrome and thoracic outlet syndrome are three names for the same condition (these and other names may apply, depending on the cause). Beside pectoral ...

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Metallic taste/smell with exertion
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You can start to think from most simple and common causes of metallic taste: The Allexperts site you linked, mentions mouth dryness as one of the causes. 10 minutes into running you could have dry ...

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What's the necessity of cardio for fat burning?
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There are charts that show how much calories you burn during a certain physical activity, for example, this one from Wisconsin Department of Health And Family Services: A 155 lbs or 70 kg person (the ...

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Does eating late at night cause weight gain?
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My claim: Night eating by itself does result in more weight gain than daytime eating. Night eating often means you eat something additional, more than you need, which can result in weight gain. ...

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How many calories will I burn walking one mile?
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Here is one calorie burn calculator (Shapesense.com) for walking. I walk a lot and I have a walking tracker with calorie counting on the phone but I never use it. Calories burnt just don't tell me ...

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