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How many calories can bicycling 2 miles at a steady pace burn?

How many calories can bicycling 2 miles at a steady pace burn?

Calories calculator: Use the calories burned calculator below to see how many calories you burned during your cycling. Here is the link: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calories_burned.asp?exercise=184 ...Read more

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My heart rate runs between 120- 140bpm during 30 minute run. Cool down it goes to 95-101. I average 10 incline and 4.8 mph. Good pace? My % runs 70-80

My heart rate runs between 120- 140bpm during 30 minute run. Cool down it goes to 95-101. I average 10 incline and 4.8 mph. Good pace? My % runs 70-80

How do you feel?: This sounds like a reasonable regimen - how do you feel during and after you run? If you have not had a stress test recently, you should see your doctor to discuss this. It helps to see you ECG and exercise tolerance in a monitored setting. Also, does your heart rate slow down in the later evening? Monitor these and share with your doctor soon! ...Read more

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How can I run a faster mile? Are there exercises to breathe more efficiently?

How can I run a faster mile? Are there exercises to breathe more efficiently?

Many things: You can do to train to run a faster mile, though it's tough to create a training program here in this short a paragraph( ...Read more

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Which type of walking reduce body fat fast ? Slow walking to 1hr or speed walking to1/2hr (eg; 3.0 speed at treadmill to 1hr or 5.4 speed to 1/2hr)

Which type of walking reduce body  fat fast ? Slow walking to 1hr or speed walking to1/2hr (eg; 3.0 speed at treadmill to 1hr or 5.4 speed to 1/2hr)

Weight loss: It is not about the type of walking but rather the calories burned. Using your example you will have walked 3 miles in one hour slow walking and 2.7 miles in a 1/2 hour fast walking. Because you went farther slow walking you would have burned more calories and therefore, lost more weight from the longer walk. ...Read more

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How many minutes of bicycling will equal to walking 1 mile?

How many minutes of bicycling will equal to walking 1 mile?

Variable: All depends on the speed and intensity of both. Find a calculator online for this and plug in the particulars : weight , speed, terrain, etc. Both are good -- why not do both ? You could diversify and alternate for maximum fun ...Read more

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How much calories can I burn from swimming about 30 minutes of slow, easy breaststroke?

How much calories can I burn from swimming about 30 minutes of slow, easy breaststroke?

Calories burned: According to my fitness pal, a 150 pound person will burn an average 340 calories in 30 minutes. ...Read more

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My mental illness stops me from exercising other than some bike daily. How can I stay slim as I get older and my metabolism slows down?

My mental illness stops me from exercising other than some bike daily. How can I stay slim as I get older and my metabolism slows down?

Stay positive: Focus on what exercise you can do and build on that. Keep using the bike daily increasing your time gradually. Also, some meds may contribute to sluggish feeling, making you tire more easily. Discuss your health goals and any medication side effects with prescribing doctor. Great that you get daily exercise. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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About how long will a person live with emphysema when comfortable at rest but cannot walk a block without being winded? Longevity runs in family.

About how long will a person live with emphysema when comfortable at rest but cannot walk a block without being winded?  Longevity runs in family.

Multifactorial: No one can say how long one will live however you can increase your life span by eating nutritious diet and keeping a proper weight; avoiding smoke,smog, chemical and cooking fumes and respiratory infections. Pulmonary rehab. can improve quality of life and longevity. Certain kinds of emphysema can be improved by surgical removal of bad parts of lung. Discuss with a lung specialist. Oxygen helps ...Read more

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I've been sendentary a long time so unfit my heart rate goes up too 147bpm only walking round the house will i take heart attack? Or excersice slow!

Family practice : See your dr. And set an exercise plan suitable for you. Don't over do it at first. It will take time to get into shape. But make sure your heart is healthy. ...Read more

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Is running 12 miles per hour fast? How can I train to improve my speed?

Is running 12 miles per hour fast? How can I train to improve my speed?

Holy Cow!: That is fast. Consider working with a trainer who has a lot of expertise if you want to be faster than that. ...Read more

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How can I become less stressed when running 400 meters Or running long distances ?

How can I become less stressed when running 400 meters Or running long distances ?

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

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How to improve my stamina so i can run 1000m for a charity race?

How to improve my stamina so i can run 1000m for a charity race?

Increase stamina by: pushing yourself, but listen to your body. Eat right, rest well and train smart. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does Fuchs dystrophy run in the family? Will spending too much time on computer accelerate the problem?

Does Fuchs dystrophy run in the family?  Will spending too much time on computer accelerate the problem?

Yes and No: Fuchs corneal dystrophy is genetic but the age of when it will become problematic differs greatly even in the same family. Using the computer will not affect the progression. Take care. ...Read more

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My arms are sore from weight training 4 days ago, is there a way to speed up muscle recovery so i can build muscle faster and train more often?

My arms are sore from weight training 4 days ago, is there a way to speed up muscle recovery so i can build muscle faster and train more often?

Resistance Training: You should fatigue muscles when weight training but remember to do cardio for at least 15 minutes to warm muscles and prevent tears. Also do not do same muscle group two days in a row, you may be using too much weight too quickly. Have a protein supplement after you work out as this will help muscle repair, take a few days off and return using lighter weights for your first few workouts. ...Read more

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I'm having an average heart rate of 150 to 190 while running, while it peaks to 239 - 244 in certain stretches is something wrong with me .?

I'm having an average heart rate of 150 to 190 while running, while it peaks to 239 - 244 in certain stretches is something wrong with me .?

Yes: Maximum heart rate for a 41 year old is in the range of 180. 190 with peak exercise is still in the okay range but definitely not 240! you may have a condition called wolf-parkinson-white syndrome. You need an ekg and possibly a stress test to make the diagnosis. You should pursue this because it's potentially dangerous and it's very treatable. ...Read more

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At what age is muscular dystrophy diagnosed? My 4 yo old has low muscle tone in legs and out toes but rides a bike, jumps, runs. Tires easy at times.

At what age is muscular dystrophy diagnosed? My 4 yo old has low muscle tone in legs and out toes but rides a bike, jumps, runs. Tires easy at times.

See doc: There are several other disorders affecting muscles and nerves besides muscular dystrophy. See your pediatrician and discuss possible testing that may be done and follow any referrals that the testing then indicates. ...Read more

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I am 82 years old. How long should it take me to walk a mile to exercise my heart at proper rate and lose weight? Right now it takes me 23 minutes to walk a mile. That works out to 2.6 mph.

I am 82 years old.  How long should it take me to walk a mile to exercise my heart at proper rate and lose weight? Right now it takes me 23 minutes to walk a mile. That works out to 2.6 mph.

Not too bad...: That's a leisurely pace, which would be fine for someone at your age, no offense. Studies have shown that such a pace can cut all cause mortality in octagenarians in half, so it's quite effective. ...Read more

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