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Does Long Distance Running Thin Thighs
Keep running...: The only way to improve your endurance is to keep doing it... Go slow, alternate running and jogging/walking and slowly decrease the amount of walking you do between running. Make sure to stay hydrated and if you are aiming for very long distances electrolytes can also help. ...Read more
Vaginal pain, ache and strain, after long distance running. Normally run long distabce fine, no children, not time of.Month, 26 years old?
Would sitting too much and too long results in bulkier and fatter thighs? Does sitting mostly everyday makes leg fatter? How to slim the thigh down?
Sitting does not: cause fat deposition in the thighs. A sedentary lifestyle, inactivity in general, combined with excess calories results in the body developing more fat, but where it is deposited does not seem to be related to a specific activity. General fat/weight loss combined with stretching and strengthening of thigh muscles can reduce thigh dimensions. Stay well:) ...Read more
NEED FOR CUSHION!: Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! there are many possibe reasons that you may have painful feet, but try cushioning arch supports like spenco polysorb cross-trainers(http://www.Spenco.Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb). If these don't help, see a podiatrist.... Also try an otc anti-inflammatory, like aleve (naproxen). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am getting rashes under my breasts from long distance running. They are very painful. How do I still long distance run sans rash?
No such thing as: spot weight reduction.The extra fat does come off just like it came on.A combo of aerobics,weight training,and a diet low in carbs and fats will have the most rapid and dramatic results.B sure to do measurements of neck,shoulders,upper & lower arms & legs,chest,buttocks & waist.Your measurements and clothes size will reduce faster than the scale,as u replace fat with muscle,which is more dense. ...Read more
Can running wear out bones and tissue around the knees, hips and ankles? How running per week is bad? Why?
Running-more quickly: Both of these exercises will improve the definition of your legs. However running will burn the fat and calories more quickly and usually will lead to results more quickly. Exercises that work the legs can also lead to more tone if you do increased # of repetitions. ...Read more
Significant swelling-upper inner thighs after long horseback rides (5 hrs x 2 days=10 hrs). The swelling is noticeable visually as well as when I walk?
Ice pack/rest: Ice packs to thighs to bring the swelling down and less exercise until back to normal. Walking is fine. Swimming or water aerobics also. Protect your skin from ice exposure with a towel and limit to 15 minutes icing. Antiinflammatories like ibuprofen(Advil/Motrin), naproxen(Aleve) and Aspirin, if no bleeding, kidney, or liver issues and no allergies to these medications may help, too. ...Read more
How many calories does one burn if swimming for 2 hours, and does swimming build muscle or just tone it?
Sharp pain, foot arch, no where else. Not worse in am. Occurs when running long distances, I have high arches and tight calves?
Tendon pain?: Consider FHL tendonitis as a possibility. Calf stretching and foot intrinsic strengthening, plus softer orthotics may help. A break for 1-3 weeks from long-distance runs may benefit you. Shorter, painless runs on non-consecutive days. Also, flatter surfaces for now. If I can be of future help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
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