Ryan Miller
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  • Tucson, AZ, USA
Is something with 100 calories but 24g of sugar okay to eat when on a diet?
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Avoid You may think that this drink is only 100 calories. And that may be so. But, what it doesn't tell you is that the significant sugar (24g) will spike your blood sugar causing your body to ...

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Running in boots comfortably down mountain trails
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Shorten your stride, increase leg turnover, land mid-foot. That's about it. Any chance you could run UP the hill instead of DOWN it?

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What books or online resources are available for someone wanting to move to a vegan diet?
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In response to your questions: Should I quit meat/dairy/eggs cold-turkey (cold-tofurkey?)? Or is it easier to "ease" my way into my new diet? It won't really be hard to quit cold-turkey because ...

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Looking for good alternate to salt pills during exercise
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There are several commercial products available. Probably the most common are Endurolytes from Hammer Nutrition. You could also check out SaltStick.com. And for a "it's in there" approach to fueling, ...

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Should I be running with aching legs?
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I would probably avoid leg weight exercises while marathon training. Your body is/will be under enough stress from that kind of distance; especially if you are already training 5-6 days a week. ...

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back ache while jogging.
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I would definitely consult a sports doctor about this problem. It could be a result of any number of conditions or a combination of conditions. However, here is a list of issues that have caused ...

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What diet/excercise plan should I take on this summer?
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One possibility is the Body4Life program. It too is 90 days (to start), but gears you to a lifestyle change. I did it about 10 years ago and went from ~165 lbs to ~152 lbs and from 15% body fat to ...

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Swim technique workouts in a short pool
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You could also try a Swim Tether. I do not have any experience with these devices myself, but know others who use them and recommend them, and not just for short pools. One downside that I can think ...

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Are small workouts worth the time?
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Yes. Combine your 3x20min a week workout with a short walk every day and a healthy diet and you'll be amazed where you'll be 3 months from now.

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How Good is a Hand Cycle
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If you can maintain flexibility/motion in your knee with your injury, I suggest water running and/or swimming. Hand cycles may keep your cardio in check, but will do nothing for leg muscle memory and ...

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Should I apply pain relieving gel after workout?
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It is OK to apply products like Bio Freeze on occasion. I use it for spot treatment of sore muscles throughout the year. I would not recommend doing this as part of a daily routine however for two ...

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Does duration or intensity or both affect how many calories are burned in a cardio workout.
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The higher your heart rate, the more calories you will burn. However, a person is not able to maintain a high effort/ high burn rate for as long as a lower effort /lower burn rate. However, ...

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Is it true that Diet is far more effective than Exercise for fat loss?
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I believe he is quite spot on. Correct nutrition is just as important if not more important for weight loss and fat loss. Exercise can certainly amplify results and shrink timelines, but if you were ...

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Combining supplements
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If your supplements are vitamins, it would be good to know if they are fat soluble or water soluble. Fat soluble vitamins are only absorbed into the body when combined with fat (so would not do a ...

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Is there any way I can convince companies I'm in great shape, despite my BMI results?
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I have not had a discussion with an insurance provider, or had the need to have that conversation. But, I have had similar conversations with similar, physically strong people with regards to BMI. I ...

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How to measure Recovery Heart Rate
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Directly from RestWise.com: Sports science has confirmed the link between variation in resting heart rate and overtraining. But this link is neither easily understood nor directly correlated. The ...

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What style earphone is most appropriate for jogging and running?
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I've recently been using the Jaybird Freedom earbuds. They have bluetooth so I am not dealing with wires. There are 3 different custom fit buds along with 4 other adjustments. They stay put, fit ...

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Is a diet high in fruit as detrimental as one that includes sugary snacks?
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No, not the same. Fruit, in addition to the sugar, also contains fiber. The fiber will slow digestion and keep the sugar in fruits from quickly going right to your blood stream (and thus spiking ...

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