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How Long Does It Take To Walk 3 Miles On A Treadmill
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
I had a robotically assisted hysterectomy last Tuesday. Am I OK to walk on my treadmill? I forgot to ask my Dr. How long should I wait?
Reminder to ask MD: This is a reminder to call your surgeons office and ask this question. ...Read more
Pain is never: Normal. I suspect that you have some form of degenerative musculo-skeletal disease, such as arthritis. But it could be something less common, such as tumor, so it would be best to get a medical evaluation. Try otc anti-inflammatory such as ibuprofen to alleviate the pain. ...Read more
I was just told today I have 2nd degree atrioventricular block type 1...do I need to stop walking on treadmill? I haven’t scheduled my appointment with cardiologist yet probably next week. I only walk 2 miles at 3.0 takes me 40 min. Worn out when I’m fin
I have desiccation of the dis s1 it. Very hard for me to sit, walk on the treadmill, after I go to the bathroom I need to take a pain killer, ?
Sitting: Your pain is typical of someone who has degenerated disks. There are many treatment options. Start with physical therapy and nsaids... There are many new treatments for your pain. Lumbar fusion surgery would be the final step if nothing else helps. Se your healthcare professional to see what options are available for you and good luck. ...Read more
I walk on the treadmill every day for an hour at 4.1 mph. I've read that long slow walking leads to weight gain because of muscle loss. Why?
Exercise: FirstA959~ weight loss is the result of negative calorie intake wrt work output (exercise). So, if you take in 3000cal/day and expend 3500cal/day the 500 burned = weight loss. As a guide the exercise must be > your baseline activity, and must be significant and protracted. If you are morbidly obese walking 4.1mph for 30- 60 mins is significant and won't cause weight gain.EXERCISE! ...Read more
My sister and I walk treadmill for thrity min her heart rate stays 85 mine 129 she takes blood pressue meds any danger in that I am 63 129 heart rate and she is 69
Blood pressure medications often include beta blockers like metoprolol or atenolol. These drugs can prevent one's heart from going faster when one exercises. If your sister is taking one of these nmedications it might explain the difference in your heart rates.
The effectiveness of aerobic exercise is often judged by the heart rate one achieves during the exercise. For vigorous exercise, a target heart rate of 110 to 133 would be reasonable for an average 63 year old. Consider discussing your target range with an exercise physiologist or personal trainer. If you get short of breath or have chest tightness on the treadmill, you should definitely discuss this with your doctor.
Other medications which can lower your maximum heart rate include medications to reduce irregular heart beats, some calcium blockers and digoxin. H-2 blockers prescribed for acid reflux may also reduce the maximum heart rate. Ask your doctor if you need to use a lower target heart rate. ...Read more
I usually walk on a treadmill but have switched to walking outside. I am having pain on top of left foot and shin. Should I take a break or keep on?
Shin splints?: Is the pain predominantly over the inner shin and somewhat relieved after stopping? Shin splints are more common with higher impact running, but can occur with intense walking program as well, especially with inadequate footwear. Pain is from inflammation of connective tissue sheath around muscle. Usually improves with rest (continue exercise that limits stress in this area) and otc analgesic ...Read more
31yr. Brainfog/tired when I stand/walk for long but if I swim after this, no tiredness. Echo/treadmill test fine. Weak legs? How to improve leg strength?
I can't walk long on the treadmile because of my herniated disks in my neck. What are my options?
Cycling/swimming: Stationary bicycle or exercises in water are good alternatives. ...Read more
Can I walk on treadmill for 30-40 mins after having dinner? Will there be any effect on my body or health?
Sure...: But if you start to feel sick, get off. ...Read more
I try and walk 5 days a week at least 60 minutes a day on the treadmill at 2.3 mph with no incline is this still considered cardio?
Cardio: Your question is missing any kind of data to make a good answer. The biggest issue is are you getting your heart rate to a level that is 'excercise'...Like at your age you should be at 130 to 140 beats per minute. If you are at this level you are exercising appropriately. If not you are just sauntering and wasting your time. ...Read more
Does a brisk walk on treadmill count as the min 30 a day required just as good as jogging because I hate jogging. Is the brisk walk just as healthy?
I excercise and walk on treadmill for 30min to 40min. But I don't sweat. What could the reason be?
I have this knee pain I think it's from walking on the treadmill hurts to walk what causes this to happened?
Knee sprain: You should consult physician. You may have sprained your knee. ...Read more
Yes and no: The machine manufacturer will tell you no. It is common practice. ...Read more
Yes, As long as you: Don't take in extra calories from other sources. Remember calories burned must exceed calories consummed. ...Read more
Instep pain: Check the shoes and make sure that the lacing system is not too tight. When you are on the treadmill, your dorsiflexors are firing, possibly causing a tendinitis on the dorsum of the foot. Improving your heel strike, and spending less time on the ball of the foot may help. If you have a high instep, a prescription orthtoic can help prevent the instep from irritating. ...Read more
170lb, 5'1 female eating 1000cal a day doing 45min fast pace walk on treadmill 5days a wk. Rate of weight loss?
1-2 lbs per week: Based on your information, you burn about 1450 calories a day at rest and an additional 220 additional calories per workout. By eating 1, 000 calories a day you should lose an average of 1 lb a week if you lead a sedentary lifestyle and up to 2 lbs a week if your lifestyle is very active. ...Read more
I'm having an IUI tomorrow morning. Would it be beneficial or bad to walk on treadmill (keeping heartrate @ about 140) night b4 & night of procedure?
Exercisr: No contraindications day before. As after ask you doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm having an IUI done tomorrow morning. Would it be good or bad to walk on my treadmill for 1 hr (heartrate @ 140) the night b4 & night of procedure?
My fbg between120/140. Rest of day 100 to 110 pp. No diagnosis A1c ok. No meds cept 5mgramipril/hydr. Walk mile treadmill daily. On atkins. End ofphase 1 -10.?
Impaired fasting glu: A fasting glu over 100 is not normal, but not diabetes. It would be called “impaired fasting glucose”. Diabetes is 126 or higher. Impaired glucose tolerance is another term based on a glucose tolerance test. In both of these impaired conditions, there is a high chance of progressing to diabetes. Often there is a family history, obesity, hypertension, and abnormal lipids. Time to get healthy. ...Read more
I am 6 foot 1 is 3mph on treadmill considered a brisk walk if I don't feel like jogging on it? Does that 3 mph for 30 min count as required exercise?
Maybe: What is your age and weight. Remember that an incline also plays a roll in determining speedn ...Read more
Is walking 3.0 mph on my treadmill considered a brisk walk because I hate jogging I been doing brisk walk of 3.0 mph 30-40 min a day I am 6 foot 1?
Feet don't fail me.: As a general rule, the rate of 3.0 mph is considered a brisk walk and you are to be congratulated on your persistence. You might want to increase the speed to 4.0 mph in time as you will undoubtedly become accustomed to the slower rate and increasing the speed will sustain you level of fitness. ...Read more
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