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Doctor insights on: How To Improve Stamina And Endurance

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Can i tell me how i can improve running endurance?

Can i tell me how i can improve running endurance?

Slowly and over time: The best way to improve running endurance, as defined by your ability to keep going for a half hour, hour, two hours, three hours, and beyond, is to gradually build up at an easy pace from whereever you are at. Run at a pace where you can talk, supplement with gels on longer runs, and aim for 3-4 runs a week. Hal higdon has great programs on his website (free) for runners at all levels. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which is better for endurance? I can either go running or cycling so which one would improve my endurance quicker?

Which is better for endurance? I can either go running or cycling so which one would improve my endurance quicker?

Many opinions: I would think both would be effective for endurance (actually, swimming would probably be #1.) to increase your endurance you have to alter the intensity, frequency and duration of the activity. ...Read more

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Hello im lili. Why do I feel like i run out of air when im exercising (crossfit/running) and i just can't improve my endurance?

Hello im lili. Why do I feel like i run out of air when im exercising (crossfit/running) and i just can't improve my endurance?

Breath gone?: This sounds like exercise induced asthma. You very well may need to be evaluated and placed on an inhaler with medication to prevent this experience when you exercise. This is very common and very easily treated. ...Read more

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How can I improve cardio/endurance?

Practice: Assuming you have been clear by your health professional, increase your exercise by a small percentage every week. The safest way to do it is measuring your hearth beat and keeping it in between your aerobic and anaerobic threshold. There are many ways to measure it. But the fastest and most efficient way is thru "Interval Training". A combination of aerobic and anaerobic training, Google it! ...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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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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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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Need to hold a plank for at least 2 mins for a fitness test. I only have 2 days to prepare. Can I improve my plank endurance? How?

Need to hold a plank for at least 2 mins for a fitness test. I only have 2 days to prepare. Can I improve my plank endurance? How?

Practice makes: Perfect, but realize in two days, you're unlikely to gain significant endurance. It's actually possible that you may make it harder for you during the test if you do too much core work in the ensuing next several days. ...Read more

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How can you improve your endurance when sprinting?

How can you improve your endurance when sprinting?

Short Bursts: Consider Dr. Mirkin's link below: regarding improved endurance when sprinting. http://www.drmirkin.com/fitness/short-bursts-of-vigorous-exercise-new-benefits.html ...Read more