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Is heart rate a good measure of fat burning? by wizzywiz
Hello, there seems to be little consensus on which exercises burn how much fat. So, can I just measure the intensity of my calorie burning by monitoring my heart rate? Thanks....
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March 16th 07 04:09 PM
by Roger Zoul Go to last post
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Reducing Bodyfat by RM
What is the right way of reducing body fat percentage for men? Some say more of strength training and little of cardio and others say more of cardio and little of strength training. I want to get in to some exercise program to reduce my BF% from 25% to less than 20%. I am confused on the...
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February 22nd 06 05:52 AM
by mush97 Go to last post
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Does weight lifting or cardio exercises speed weight loss? by Prisoner at War
On Feb 21, 2:02 am, wrote: Does weight lifting speed up weight loss quicker or does cardio exercises? Carido does -- but dieting helps most of all. You really can't burn enough calories to make up for a thousands of daily calories, unless maybe if you're Army...
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December 27th 13 12:43 AM
by coucouza Go to last post
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Fitness level and calories burned by Sasha
I wear a heart rate monitor when I exercise, and I check how many calories I have burned. About 6 months ago, I recorded the amount of calories I burn when doing a 1-hour advanced Tae-bo tape - it was 270 calories (I weight 104 lbs.). However, when I did the same tape yesterday, the number of...
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July 8th 04 09:50 PM
by Seth Breidbart Go to last post
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Slow Jogging - Weakened Heart - Why? by Nelson Win
At 48 I returned to slow jogging after a break of many years. I wanted to improve my low energy levels. I took it easily and slowly, following all medical advice as regards frequency and intensity (complied with Ken Cooper's recommendations to the t). Yet my heart was weakened by it. After 8...
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October 29th 03 06:04 AM
by Nelson Win Go to last post
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heart rate vs blood sugar by [email protected]
Hi, I've noticed that after about 30 minutes of heavy-hand exercise at around a 13 MET level, my heart rate seems "magically" to go up as much as 10 beats per minutes. That is, if I'm at 130 during the first 30 minutes, staying at the same level of exercise yields around 140, plus or minus, for...
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September 13th 12 05:50 AM
by markboucher Go to last post
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My $0.02 on Lance Armstrong by Midtown Bob
His 7 wins of the tour speak for themselves blah blah blah... Me thinks , when LA had his cancer treatments, he could have been treated with biologics ( biologically custom made drugs, google it ). There could have been something in his treatments that could have been a positive side-effect, for...
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September 27th 05 05:50 PM
by Bubba Joe Tyrone Malone Go to last post
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weight loss via training/diet by Alex
I am currently working on getting cut up and more leaner for the summer months and was wondering whether any of you could share some stories on weight loss. I was wondering what some of you have lost in a defined time period, such as a month. I am thinking I need to drop about 20lbs to get very...
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May 25th 04 04:47 AM
by David Go to last post
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GM Diet program by [email protected]
http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/~jajoo/gmdiet.html I just came across this diet program. What do you guys think? thanks
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June 17th 13 05:42 PM
by Jolia Go to last post
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What's the point of joining a gym? by Chris
I'm doing some research and am wondering what it is that people are really looking for when they sign up to a gym? When you have that first assessment, what is it that you really want to know from them? And, as time goes by, what is it that keeps you going? Looking forward to hearing from you.
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November 18th 04 04:41 PM
by bc Go to last post
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How Scripted is Bodybuilding? by AL
Considering that it is openly admitted that wrestling is scripted and the winners are mapped out ahead of time for the entire wrestling season, what are the odds that bodybuilding is just as fake and scripted?? I personally saw the Pumping Iron movie as being just about Arnold. Even though the...
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August 20th 07 01:19 AM
by Curt Go to last post
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Women Fitness by Namita
This month, I'd like to introduce you to a web site that I've been a fan of for more than a year now. Women Fitness is a web site dedicated to helping you achieve a healthy weight loss and optimum fitness. Although the site is set up to primarily help women, the information they provide is equally...
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November 20th 03 10:43 PM
by Wayne S. Hill Go to last post
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Rapid Weight Loss by [email protected]
Ok, this may sound vane and not worth your while, but here goes. I am in a 'biggest loser' contest at work. Whoever loses the highest % of body weight in 3 months. After two months, I've lost 18 lbs, but to win, I still need to lose a lot more, my guess is at least that much again. My stats: 40...
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March 22nd 05 03:21 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Goal Achieved by Blair P. Houghton
GOAL ACHIEVED I stood on my scale this morning and, slightly surprised because I "felt a little fat" today, I racked up a 184.5-pound reading. My original, subjective goal - set this summer - of having a six-pack by Christmas, was unrealistic and based on a faulty understanding of the real depth...
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December 28th 04 02:43 AM
by Blair P. Houghton Go to last post
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Looking for training advice by [email protected]
Hello All. I am looking for some training advice. I have three goals I wish to accomplish this year. They a 1. Lose about 20 pounds. 2. Improve my appearance by gaining some muscle definition. 3. Run my very first 9 mile race (Boilermaker in July in Utica, NY). I am a 35 year old male, 6.0...
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March 16th 05 01:43 PM
by chuck Go to last post
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Muscle toning by Amelia
I'm 21 5'4" 105 pounds I work out about 40 minutes a day 20 minutes of cardio and 20 minutes of either legs or arms strength training. I've always been kinda flabby. I never seemed to be able to tone anything and I recently read that if you're not getting enough calories you can lose muscle,...
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September 27th 05 05:43 PM
by Bubba Joe Tyrone Malone Go to last post
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Article on Kettlebell Swing instead of traditional "cardio" by Steve Freides
This article by me was recently added to the DragonDoor site, which hosts many good articles, all of them free. (As a former runner and someone who sometimes replies to things cross-posted to both the weight lifting newsgroups and rec.running, I'm posting this to rec.running as...
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February 14th 07 03:59 AM
by Charlie Pendejo Go to last post
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Fruit!!! by Lynsey A
Well, specifically pears..... I am one! And I know I can not change this body shape, and that 'spot reducing' is a myth! Currently I do weights, around 3 times per week, a varying routine depending on if im at the gym or free weights at home. But always compound exercises, 8-10 reps and covering...
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February 22nd 05 01:42 AM
by mjoann Go to last post
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'Bents and Lower Abs??? by NYC XYZ
I think I read in one of the RCN back-issues that certain 'bents naturally provide an abdominal workout! Anyone notice?? I can't remember which design, though for some reason I'm thinking low-racer.
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March 16th 06 01:06 PM
by Jon Meinecke Go to last post
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Marty Gallagher on Kettlebells in the Washington Post by Steve Freides
Marty Gallagher is a well-known author and a World Powerlifting Champion. From the Washington Post from earlier this year: http://tinyurl.com/s9xz From the article: "The system straddles two worlds: strength training and cardiovascular training. The system is neither pure strength training nor...
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October 29th 03 08:08 PM
by Seth Breidbart Go to last post
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