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Doctor insights on: Olympic Runner Speed Mph

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Why is there times i can sprint 18 mph then some other day i can't reach that speed? (i download an app to calculate speed so that how i know )

Why is there times i can sprint 18 mph then some other day i can't reach that speed? (i download an app to calculate speed so that how i know )

Normal: Your body performs better on different days depending on a host of different factors. Just like a major league pitcher might be able to 'hit' 96 on the radar gun some outings , and ' only ' 94 or 95 on other outings... The more u train , however, the more likely u will hit your peak velocity more consistently, and even surpass it.Good luck! ...Read more

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Treadmill for 21 min, speed 5 mph, 2 km, heart rate 145 bpm. Too fast or normal?

Treadmill for 21 min, speed 5 mph, 2 km, heart rate 145 bpm. Too fast or normal?

Exercise: There is no right answer here. Congratulations for doing daily exercise. As long as you are able to speak in a full sentence during your workout and have no chest pain then medicine has no opinion on this exercise and you should proceed as you wish. ...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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I have had lower back pain for 3 months. I came off my motorbike at slow speed in january. I am also a keen runner. Can still run.?

I have had lower back pain for 3 months. I came off my motorbike at slow speed in january. I am also a keen runner. Can still run.?

Probably: First, back pain after an accident that persists for 3 months should be evaluated by a doctor. If you get the green light after that evaluation, it is okay to return to running. Start slowly. If you experience no increase in pain, add volume and intensity in a common sense way. Massage, manual release techniques, body work, etc may help work out persistent complaints. Improve your core. ...Read more

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I'm a very fast runner (placed at state). I fell from a high roof and one foot took the impact. My arch dropped. How much will this affect my speed :(?

I'm a very fast runner (placed at state). I fell from a high roof and one foot took the impact. My arch dropped. How much will this affect my speed :(?

Arch pain: Jake the fall from the roof most likely caused damage to the calcaneus which is the heel bone. The fall may have damaged your plantar fascia, the tendon on the arch of the foot. Ligaments and nerves may have been damaged as well. The best thing to do is to go visit a podiatrist in your area to get x-rays. You may need to placed in a cast if there's a fracture or a walking boot. Orthotics can help. ...Read more

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How dangerous is speed?

How dangerous is speed?

It is very dangerous: Speed is very addictive and dangerous unless given for add or narcolepsy under medical supervision. It can cause lack of appetite, loss of weight, and insomnia and very addictive.It is schedule2 drug and there is big off street market for these drugs. These grugs are sometimes prescribed for add, narcolepsy and was in past used for obesity. ...Read more

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Are there ways to speed labor?

Are there ways to speed labor?

Yes: Sometimes OB providers will break the amniotic sac ("bag of waters") to bring on labor. Other techniques can also be used, with varying success. Or oxytocin ("pit") given in an intravenous (IV) solution can be used to increase the frequency and strength of contractions. That results in a more regular pattern of labor that may shorten the time from start of labor (regular contractions) to delivery. ...Read more

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Does cocain speed up your metabolism?

Does cocain speed up your metabolism?

Aweful question: I am not going to answer this, but I am going to question the motivation of anyone asking a question like this. Cocaine is a terrible drug and no one should use it for any reason. ...Period. ...Read more