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what is the odometer on the treadmill

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
45-60min/day and...: With regular, medium-high intensity 5-6x/wk workout and a healthy/balanced diet along with setting a realistic, steady wt loss 3-4lbs/month, you can a ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Not recommended : Its possible but the weight lost is likely to soon return when lost rapidly. A more realistic goal of about a pound or just about half a kilo per week ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Small meal okay: A small snack meal is okay before aerobic exercise, but if you eat a lot you could get a stomach ache. Drink water also.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
Exercise: Maybe eliptical is softer on your joints and you are using your arms as well. I believe it mainly depends on heart rate.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Benefits: Incline walking and sprints on the treadmill will both increase the intensity of the workouts you do. This will boost metabolism of your muscles, mak ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: If you are healthy enough to jog for 20 minutes on a treadmill, then do this every day with devotion to the point of fanatacism. Yes, this would be a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Treadmills safe: Safe if used properly. Owners manual / on-line sites cover basics. Do not use treadmill while wearing inappropriate clothing (you could trip), do no ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes--by sweating off: You will not be able to lose 3500 calories (value of 1lb) in 20 min of exercises on the treadmill, but you can certainly lose a pound or more from swe ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
That is incredible!!: I don't hear that too often these days--doing 2 hours worth of exercise/day at age 68 is awesome. You actually answered your own question. If you are ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: This would depend on your goals and your initial fitness level, and how vigorously you are using the treadmill. Government guidelines recommend at le ... Read More

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