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Running On Treadmill Vs Incline Walking
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
Is walking on a treadmill at a incline of 8-9 with a speed of 3.5 for 40 minutes better than running at a speed of 5.5 with a incline of 1 for 25 min?
How much weight can I loose in 3 months by walking 30 minutes on treadmill at 4.7 km/hr or by running 30 minutes on treadmill at 7 km/hr ?
Not Sure: I'm not sure about the weight loss relationship to your walking or running, but I am certain that the correct amount of exercise and the type of exercise best suited to your needs is whatever you will enthusiastically stick to over the long run. All too often people "burn out" chasing an exact target of minutes and speed. ...Read more
Excercise: Walking 4 miles on a treadmill a day will most likely help you lose weight. However, you have to make sure you watch your caloric intake. If you eat a lot more food to make up for the exercise you won't lose any weight and may in the end put more on. The best thing is to eat right along with your exercise. Keep up the good work! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I had a laparoscopic bilateral saplingo oophoorectomy 4 weeks ago. I am back walking but can I start running on a treadmill now?
Won't hurt scoliosis: and all three are great aerobic exercises, but do not really strengthen core musculature. Scoliosis is often idiopathic, i.e., no known cause, but it is often seen in lean, very flexible individuals. Central muscles like abdominal and back help support spine and posture. ...Read more
Probably OK: Depending on your age and cardiovascular conditioning status, that may be fine. Prolonged heart rate maintenance during aerobic exercise is part of the conditioning process. Need to make sure the heart rate is regular (not skipping around) or associated with lightheadedness or inappropriate breathlessness. Getting a monitored stress test before aggressive exercise (if sedentary) prudent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Either is fine: One just takes a little longer than the other. ...Read more
I know they say walking as good as running on my treadmill I do 30 min jog on mph every other 5 min then set at 2 mph and walk .is that good enough?
Yes: That actually is a very good regimen to improve cardiovascular function while preserving the knees ...Read more
Running or fast walking on treadmill for losing weight ? For how long daily ? & best time morning b4 or after breakfast ? Or afternoon better ? Thx :)
Treadmill walking.: I always tell people to do cardiovascular exercise before breakfast, as you'll burn much more fat calories for energy than you would if you exercise after eating. Start with 20 minutes on most days of the week and build up from there as it gets easier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Running on treadmill almost everyday going on 3 wks. Very bad outer ankle pain especially w/ weight bearing. Walking. Running. Right side is worse.
Sounds like a sprain: Need to take a break from treadmill. Air cast might help.!ice it 15 min 3 times a day for 15in for 3 days then change to heat. Use ibuprofen to help with the swelling and inflammation. When better start gently on the treadmill but the air cast might still be needed ...Read more
While running on the treadmill, I felt a pop in my right hip. After, my hip hurt on the outside. I can stand/sit without pain. Walking hurts? What
Trochanteric bur-: -sitis is a common problem. If it hurts 2 push on the prominence of the hip at the side as well as trouble sleeping on that side, it's a good bet that's what it is. Usually hurts 2 walk up inclines or hills. Ice after exercise & NSAIDS if able to take them. If persistent,see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
No: Not in my experience.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is 30-45 min of walking on the treadmill @ 3.5mph @ 9% incline 3-5x weekly enough for maintaining general health? Cardio-health?
Cardiovasculr health: Absolutely. American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week of vigorous exercise (or a combination of moderate and vigorous activity). Thirty minutes a day, five times a week is an easy goal to remember. ...Read more
Use more cal/min: U r doing more work not only propelling ur self forward but u r also lifting ur body also, therefore using more energy and burning more cals. Just b careful, it also puts more stress across ur knees and esp patella-femoral joint. 5-7 is a good safe elevation, but if ur body tells u no, listen 2 it and lower the incline. ...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
Either is great.: Assuming you're wearing adequate footwear, walking is a great low-impact aerobic exercise. Walking outside is great for variety and fresh air, but just be aware of your surroundings and stay safe. With a treadmill you can listen to music or watch TV to keep you going longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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