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Doctor insights on: How To Run An 8 Minute Mile

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Is it healthier to run 4 days a week for 16 minutes at at 8:30 mile pace, or 2 days a week for 30 minutes at a 9:30 pace?

Is it healthier to run 4 days a week for 16 minutes at at 8:30 mile pace, or 2 days a week for 30 minutes at a 9:30 pace?

You decide: Even at your relatively young 28 years, the key is that you are still exercising. Most of us will probably tell you to try for 30 minutes of exercise daily. ...Read more

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How many miles to run a day?

How many miles to run a day?

I actually dissent: Having run for forty years, i believe that running does not have to cause injury if there is no intenal pathology. I would start slow with a walk/ run combo. I would then gradually increase to 20-30 minutes running 3-5 times per week i think the duration or distance covered is more important than the speed. Oviously the speed will naturally increase with a training effect. ...Read more

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How can I run a mile under 7 min?

How can I run a mile under 7 min?

Exercise: Activities of stamina require regular practice and sometimes the advice of athletic trainers although with dieticians. At your age, especially if sedentary for a long time, go gradually into this realm but you should be able to succeed. ...Read more

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Why can't I run more than 2 miles?

Why can't I run more than 2 miles?

Need more info: This is a complicated question which will require a lot more information to answer. When did you start running? How often do you run? What symptoms do you experience that limit you from running more than 2 miles? Do you have pain? Are you short of breath? Dizzy? Is time a factor? Is safety a factor? What kind of shoes are you wearing, if any? Need much more information to answer your question. ...Read more

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How many miles should you run a day?

How many miles should you run a day?

Running: Interesting question. Depends on what your goals are. To you aspire to run a marathon or interested in general health. If you are not a runner i suggest you follow the beginners running program on runners world.Com. ...Read more

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Is it ok to run 6 miles 5 days a week?

Is it ok to run 6 miles 5 days a week?

Yes But: I used to do 7 miles 7 days per week. To protect your knees be sure you have good shoes and if possible run on a surface other than concrete. I now walk 5 miles an hour so maybe a good speed walk in good shoes? ...Read more

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How many miles a day should someone run?

How many miles a day should someone run?

Running: Dear chinchilla, what is your goal? What kind of physical shape are you in? Are you trying to lose weight? The answer really depends on you. I know some people who are happy with jogging a couple of miles 3 or more times a week. I have known people who run 50 to 100 miles per week. I have known some people who often run 50 or more miles in one day. Think about what you want to achieve. But. ...Read more

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How many miles should someone run in a week?

How many miles should someone run in a week?

Time more than: Miles. You should engage in at least 150 minutes/week of physical activity. As your condition improves, the number of miles will increase. Do not over do it. Increase the rigor of your activity gradually. ...Read more

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Any advice on decreasing my two mile run time?

Any advice on decreasing my two mile run time?

X- training 3-5 x/wk: Cross training with various aerobic exercises such as biking, swimming (even just a kicker board), stair climbing, regularly running (jogging) 3-5 miles several times per week are just a few of the many activities that can help decrease your 2-mile run time. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of miles should I run to lose 5 pounds a week?

Can you tell me what number of miles should I run to lose 5 pounds a week?

About 175 miles !: Why not select a more moderate goal. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more