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Doctor insights on: Endurance

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Does weight training build endurance?

Does weight training build endurance?

Specific: Lighter weights with many reps will help build endurance for that specific movement. Curls will not help you run longer. Being stronger in the upper body will allow you to maintain better form longer and keep you going longer (if your legs permit) by not fatiguing the upper body as quickly. Dynamic weight training will build strength over a greater range of movements. Good Luck ...Read more

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Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Is endurance exercise better for mental cognition than strength exercise?

Best=what you'll do!: Yes, endurance/other activity that raises hr is better than simply lifting weights, eg. But the regimen need not be overly strenuous. Even walking has been shown to have beneficial effects on cognitive function of "seniors" (note the numerous articles by art kramer, phd, and colleagues). So it is best to select or continue an activity that is enjoyable and engage in it on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Improving Endurance (Checklist)

Keep resistance moderate
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Maintain high repetition
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Use one or all: cycling, jogging, elliptical, stair stepper
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Increase duration regularly
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Does running build endurance and leg muscle?

Does running build endurance and leg muscle?

Yes: Running is an excellent exercise for building cardiovascular endurance; if you run distances you will improve your slow-twitch muscle tone and over time as you decrease body fat your muscles may appear more defined; if you focus on sprinting you will engage fast-twitch muscle and may see more of a "mass" effect; if you are trying for body-builder muscles strength training in gym is your best bet. ...Read more

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Which is better for weight loss: high energy training or endurance training?

Which is better for weight loss: high energy training or endurance training?

Differs: Different in the time required to burn the calories and the stress on your system. Many like to mix it up and do both. Whatever works best for you and your lifestyle and obligations is the best. Good Luck. (of course, diet is crucial). ...Read more

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Do supersets actualy build muscle faster than not supersetting weight lifting workouts?

Do supersets actualy build muscle faster than not supersetting weight lifting workouts?

No: Training muscle to fatigue creates injury and if proper nutrition and rest follow then you increase muscle and strength regardless of superset or not. ...Read more

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Can pregnenolone help me gain muscle or improve sports endurance?

Can pregnenolone help me gain muscle or improve sports endurance?

No evidence !: No evidence either the hormone, and/or potential conversion to testosterone increases anabolic (muscle building) effects. Plus, it may have unknown long term side-effects. ...Read more

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How do I improve cardiovascular endurance?

How do I improve cardiovascular endurance?

Exercise: Exercise, get that heart rate up and keep pushing the limits. Try to do more and more e. ...Read more

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What are cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength?

Fitness: CV endurance refers to aerobic conditioning, or the body's ability to maintain a heightened level of physical activity over a long period of time. I liken it to marathons over sprints, like driving freeway miles instead of city miles. Your heart is fondest of freeway miles vs short bursts that we think of as city miles-like your auto! Achieve CV endurance by steady exertion over longer pds of time ...Read more

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Is it possible for aerobic endurance to translate to anaerobic endurance?

Is it possible for aerobic endurance to translate to anaerobic endurance?

2 different systems: The anaerobic work uses the metabolic chemicals present in your muscles, while the aerobic ('with oxygen') uses oxygen to metabolize glucose. These are two completely different systems. ...Read more

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How can you gain muscle endurance?

How can you gain muscle endurance?

Muscle endurance: Endurance to activities builds up over time and it can take upto a year to build up. Regular exercises starting from what ever you can tolerate and building it up gradually to a higher level is necessary. Swimming is a great exercise. Start with walking regularly for 30-40 min if possible and then go on to jogging gradually. Being consistent is a must. Good luck ...Read more

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Can you improve your running endurance while smoking?

Possibly: Though this is possible, I am honor-bound to mention that these two activities are at cross-purposes and it's important to consider quitting smoking. Having said that, it does happen that running endurance (as in going for miles and miles) is not an activity that is particularly limited by the respiratory system in most people, so theoretically it is possible to increase endurance while smoking. ...Read more

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Is the curves workout circuit effective for weight loss? Improved stamina? Overall fitness?

Is the curves workout circuit effective for weight loss? Improved stamina? Overall fitness?

Can be: Any workout can be effective if it burns calories and improves your cardiovascular fitness. Do something you enjoy, because you need to do it long-term, not just for a short period of time. Also, you need to restrict your caloric intake to less than you're burning off in order to lose weight. ...Read more

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Does aerobic exercise suppress appetite?

Does aerobic exercise suppress appetite?

Acutely, yes!: However, this is do to shunting the blood from the GI track! Later appetite is normal. Frequent bursts of aerobic activity raise metabolic rfate more than\one long session! ...Read more

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How can I build high endurance/strong lean muscle?

How can I build high endurance/strong lean muscle?

Exercise and stretch: This goal requires a combination of healthy eating, aerobic exercise in a moderate heart rate zone, and stretching. An example might be biking or running coupled,with,yoga, Pilates, or a general stretching routine. If you lift, light weights with low repetitions are best. ...Read more

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When beginning weight-lifting, should one do endurance training or strength training first?

When beginning weight-lifting, should one do endurance training or strength training first?

Weight training: I think it is best to start with low weights and higher reps combined with flexibility program. Then progress up to strength training with higher weights. ...Read more

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How to improve my cardio vascular endurance?

How to improve my cardio vascular endurance?

Exercise!: The only way to improve one's cardiorespiratory endurance or aerobic condition is via (more) exercise. Of course, if you've already been exercising and gradually pushing yourself w/o improvement, you should go see your family physician to make sure you don't have a heart or lung condition preventing you from getting better. ...Read more

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