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Walking on a treadmill or walking the neighborhood is better for you?

Walking on a treadmill or walking the neighborhood is better for you?

Outside: I believe that all being equal walking outside is a better exercise on the treadmill you merely go up and down while the treadmill moves outside you actually push the air resistance out of the way also it's good to get fresh air save the treadmill for those bad weather days. ...Read more

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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


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Is walking on a treadmill or walking outside best?

Is walking on a treadmill or walking outside best?

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 more

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What is better for cardio walking or riding a bike?

What is better for cardio walking or riding a bike?

Either: Both walking and biking produce positive cardiovascular changes. The magnitude of this positive effect is based on the intensity, which can be measured by heart rate, and duration. Shoot for 30min of moderately vigorous exercise most days of the week, as recommended by ACSM, ACA. Heart rate target should be 60-85% of estimated max heart rate (start lower and work up over time). Good luck! ...Read more

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Which is better for losing weight? Running or walking on a incline

Which is better for losing weight? Running or walking on a incline

Moderate Exercise: There is nothing medicine has to say in regards to your question. The best exercise to lose weight is one that get's your heart rate to about 130 beats per minute and keeps you there for at the least twenty minutes at a time. There would be no difference in efficacy with your two choices above. ...Read more

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What is a better way to exercise riding a bike or walking?

What is a better way to exercise riding a bike or walking?

Exercise: Both are good ways to exercise. It depends a little as to your height, weight, condition of your joints, and your current physical health. I generally recommend to patients to start with a gentle exercise program, gradually building over time. For walking, find a comfortable route, or treadmill, proper shoes, start slow in time and speed. Gradually advance. Same with biking. Don't rush to be fit. ...Read more

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Can walking on the treadmill on an incline at a high speed just as good as running?

Can walking on the treadmill on an incline at a high speed just as good as running?

It can be: Depends on what your goal are. If it is to burn calories and stay fit: yes. Bear in mild that a treadmill does not exactly duplicate running on ground and an incline puts more stree on your ankles and muscle in back of legs. ...Read more

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Is running on an elliptical machine better than treadmill for your knees?

Is running on an elliptical machine better than treadmill for your knees?

Yes: It is less pounding or impacts on your knees. However, some people dont like the feel of the position their legs are in during the revolutions of some elliptical machines so you may need to try different types to find the one you like. ...Read more

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Best footwear for running on a treadmill? Is it better barefoot?

Running shoes: It is best to get a good pair of running shoes fitted for your particicular physique and stress points. Barefoot is not as good as it can cause stress on the bones and muscle. You want the shoes to absorb the stress. ...Read more

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Is running or walking a better activity in order to burn fat?

Depends on intensity: In general running will do a better job but speedwalkers can walk faster than some joggers and get a better cardiac workout which is the real secret. ...Read more

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Which burns the most calories: walking for a mile, running for a mile, or biking for a mile?

Which burns the most calories: walking for a mile, running for a mile, or biking for a mile?

Depends on speed: It depends on the speed and weight but as a rule you will burn the least calories by walking a mile and most if you bicycle at fast pace.You can actually calculate the number of calories burnt based on your speed and weight. ...Read more

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What is the good exercise running or walking?

What is the good exercise running or walking?

Walking better,,,: Although running can be effective in the short term, it's hard to maintain if you're not used to it. It's better to start with a light walk, then make it more brisk according to how much it can be tolerated, and finally jogging within reason. This helps maintain a long term effort, and reduces the likelihood of joint damage. ...Read more

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Is walking a good form of exercise.. If so, how long should the walk last?

Is walking a good form of exercise.. If so, how long should the walk last?

It's the best : Walking has so many benefits. It burns calories , tones muscles, is easy on the joints, it can improve cardiovascular fitness. It is doesn't require expensive gear or travel to do. The health benefits of walking are cumulative so the longer the better. However those who average an hour of walking daily get most of the health benefits. You should start small say 20 min and gradually increase.Enjoy! ...Read more

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Is walking on a ligament strain with a orthopedic boot. To try to strengthen do more good or bad for helping in the recovery process gradually doing +?

Is walking on a ligament strain with a orthopedic boot. To try to strengthen do more good or bad for helping in the recovery process gradually doing +?

Use is a good thing: Using a boot to help support the ligament while it heals is a good thing. The boot should help to decrease the time that the ligament hurts. The support will then allow the ligament to heal without stretching as much as it might otherwise without the support. ...Read more

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