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Doctor insights on: Glider Vs Treadmill

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Does the treadmill have side effects?

Does the treadmill have side effects?

Unclear: Your question is a little unclear. If you are experiencing pain or discomfort beyond normal exercise stress/fatigue, you should see a physician. All exercise programs should be cleared by your regular doctor if you have any medical problems. ...Read more

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Is the treadmill a good way to lose weight?

Is the treadmill a good way to lose weight?

Exercise: It is aform of exercise which can be helpful in burning calories. However, diet is extremely important. Consult with your physician and dietician. ...Read more

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How can? I lose weight fast on? The treadmill?

How can? I lose weight fast on? The treadmill?

Diet: Study after study shows that short-term diets are not effective in maintaining weight loss. What you need is lifestyle changes and eat in a healthy way from now on. Fewer carbohydrates and fats along with increased reliance on vegetables will be very helpful. Activity is also important so a regular exercise program is recommended. Make healthy lifestyle changes and avoid the yo-yo dieting. ...Read more

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What does it mean to get a treadmill test done?

What does it mean to get a treadmill test done?

Stress test: A treadmill test is a cardiac stress test, in which one exercises on a treadmill in order to make the heart work harder in order to see if this stress test on the heart shows signs that the heart is not getting enough oxygen-rich blood flowing to a part or parts of the heart.. ...Read more

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Exercise bike or treadmill for fat loss all over?

Exercise bike or treadmill for fat loss all over?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same ex or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/ walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Is walking on a treadmill or walking outside best?

Is walking on a treadmill or walking outside best?

Either is great.: Assuming you're wearing adequate footwear, walking is a great low-impact aerobic exercise. Walking outside is great for variety and fresh air, but just be aware of your surroundings and stay safe. With a treadmill you can listen to music or watch TV to keep you going longer. ...Read more

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Doing treadmill in evening is good to lose weight?

Good to be active: Increasing your level of physical activity can help lose weight by increasing how many calories you burn during the activity as well as improving your muscle mass which will increase your basal metabolic rate - rate that you burn calories even at rest. If the evening time is the best time for you, then go for it. Aim for 30 minutes or 10, 000 steps a day. Good luck! ...Read more

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3 hours a day on the treadmill, will I lose weight?

3 hours a day on the treadmill, will I lose weight?

Yes, unless you eat: Too much. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Is using gym treadmills similar to walking outside.?

Is using gym treadmills similar to walking outside.?

Similar...: ...although the surface of the treadmill upon which you run is more forgiving to the joints than the concrete roads and walkways, and is more predictable than the uneven surfaces of trails or under grass. And with a treadmill, you control the hills. ...Read more

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Can using the treadmill have an affect on fertility?

Can using the treadmill have an affect on fertility?

Fertility: Not unless you are a women who is running >50 miles per week. Some women who exercise for extreme durations will stop having periods because they stop ovulating. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a positive treadmill test?

What does it mean to have a positive treadmill test?

Stress test: Stress testing is an important modality for evaluating patients with known or suspected coronary heart disease (chd). When you take a treadmill (or exercise tolerance) test, data is collected (duration of exercise, any anginal symptoms, and changes on ekg). This data is used to come up with a score from which you are categorized as low, intermediate, or high risk for coronary artery disease. ...Read more

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Will running on treadmill help me lose full body fat?

Will running on treadmill help me lose full body fat?

Yes: Any form of exercise burns calories and helps you lose weight and body fat, as long as you do not eat more calories. ...Read more

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Might I lose 20 pounds through walking on a treadmill?

Might I lose 20 pounds through walking on a treadmill?

Weight loss.: Cardiovascular exercise, including walking on a treadmill, will help you lose weight, yes. You should enact a weight loss relevant nutrition plan as well. ...Read more

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What could running on the treadmill do for me for 40 minutes?

What could running on the treadmill do for me for 40 minutes?

Depends: Running on a treadmill can provide different varieties of fitness depending upon elevation setting, speed, pace, and the willingness to change programs over time. Staying in the same routine will not necessarily create improvement unless you push yourself over time. ...Read more

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Walking on a treadmill or walking the neighborhood is better for you?

Walking on a treadmill or walking the neighborhood is better for you?

Outside: I believe that all being equal walking outside is a better exercise
on the treadmill you merely go up and down while the treadmill moves
outside you actually push the air resistance out of the way
also it's good to get fresh air
save the treadmill for those bad weather days. ...Read more

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I always get common cold after 30min exercise on treadmill? Why is this?

I always get common cold after 30min exercise on treadmill? Why is this?

May not be a cold: Exercise does not cause a "cold". There is a possibility that it is bringing out an underlying problem with your lungs like asthma or disease that is restricting your pulmonary function.

See your doctor, he/she may send you to a lung doc. ...Read more

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I way 280 pounds what is the fastest way to lose weight? Is it by treadmill

I way 280 pounds what is the fastest way to lose weight? Is it by treadmill

Best approach is a: Varied one. Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. Treadmill ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract a.I.D.S from sharing a treadmill with another man?

Is it possible to contract a.I.D.S from sharing a treadmill with another man?

No: The common myths about sharing items like a treadmill, toilet seats (used to be one), etc have been debunked. The HIV virus dies when it is exposed to air. Still, wiping down gym equipment is important. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when you use a treadmill is the distance and speed accurate?

It is an estimate: The more components put into the equation (usually the closer an approximation it is). For instance, a tread mill that doesn't require weight is less accurate then one that does. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some benefits of walking on a treadmill at a high incline?

Could you tell me what are some benefits of walking on a treadmill at a high incline?

Use more cal/min: U r doing more work not only propelling ur self forward but u r also lifting ur body also, therefore using more energy and burning more cals. Just b careful, it also puts more stress across ur knees and esp patella-femoral joint. 5-7 is a good safe elevation, but if ur body tells u no, listen 2 it and lower the incline. ...Read more

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I regularly go to gym. Is it ok to run on incline treadmill? I run for 12 to 14 minutes.

I regularly go to gym. Is it ok to run on incline treadmill? I run for 12 to 14 minutes.

Exercise: Not sure if this is a question one goes to the doctor for. Of course it is fine as long as you are not having too much pain or injury. Not sure what you are really asking. ...Read more

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I'm getting mixed answers about using treadmills/best choice cardio. What do doctors recommend?

I'm getting mixed answers about using treadmills/best choice cardio. What do doctors recommend?

Mixed answers.: Because there is not one answer. If goal is fitness working out 30 minutes 3- 5 times a week. Work out should be balanced upper and lower. If you want to perform well at something you should train for it. So... if you want to run 5-10K then get out and run. If you don't care for that run on a treadmill. Recognize that both forms of running are associated with a variety of injuries. ...Read more

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What's better to get the pounds off elyptical or treadmill? Dr says I need to loose 2lbs a month.

What's better to get the pounds off elyptical or treadmill? Dr says I need to loose 2lbs a month.

Exercise: These two common exercise modalities are equal in the eyes of medicine. One should choose which one is most enjoyable. ...Read more

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Should I completely remove any sort of carbohyadrate, fat while working in treadmill to lose weight?

Should I completely remove any sort of carbohyadrate, fat while working in treadmill to lose weight?

Saturated Fats Bad?: Largely agree with dr. Baker. However idea that saturated animal fats (unprocessed) are unhealthy also not correct; not supported by scientific evidence. While I am concerned for animals, animal cruelty ; global warming (~70-80% stored sunlight energy within plant materials lost when used as animal feed ; animal tissues later eaten for food), we have evolved as omnivores ; issues are more complex. ...Read more

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I am walking/jogging on a treadmill for an hour through the week. What else can I do to lose the weight?

I am walking/jogging on a treadmill for an hour through the week. What else can I do to lose the weight?

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Someone said that running on incline treadmill may lead to injury? Is that true? Iam 17 and run for 12 to 14 minutes.

Someone said that running on incline treadmill may lead to injury? Is that true? Iam 17 and run for 12 to 14 minutes.

Probably Ok: If you are prone to anterior knee pain or patellofemoral problems then running on an incline could aggravate that. If you have no problems, an incline can help increase your cardio endurance as its harder. Make sure you keep your hamstrings stretched out before and after. ...Read more

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On the treadmill I have the incline on 6 to 8 and 4.6mph for 30 minutes. I sweat pretty good. Is this a good pace to shed a few more pounds?

On the treadmill I have the incline on 6 to 8 and 4.6mph for 30 minutes. I sweat pretty good. Is this a good pace to shed a few more pounds?

Good exercise: The exercise is good, and will help you lose weight, as it keeps muscles in tone and strong. They require more energy for maintenance than the connective tissue and flab they replace.
However, to lose weight, you must also eat sensibly, fewer calories than you use each day. ...Read more