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Jogging at 4.0 on a Treadmill

Jogging at 4.0 on a Treadmill

2017-06-14 07:48:01 0 Comments 8 views Sports and Fitness category

Treadmills are ideal pieces of exercise equipment on which novice runners can begin their training. Someone jogging at a 4.0 on a treadmill would take 15 minutes to jog one mile. This is brisk walking speed for some and a slow jog for others, depending on stride length and leg

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How Often Should I Go Jogging to Lose Weight?

How Often Should I Go Jogging to Lose Weight?

2017-06-13 19:32:01 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

When you want to lose weight, jogging is one of the more efficient ways to go about it. Jogging burns calories quickly and builds muscle which, over time, will also contribute to your calorie burn. The amount of jogging you will need to do to lose weight is determined by

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Can Jumping Rope Replace Running?

Can Jumping Rope Replace Running?

2017-06-13 15:12:01 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

Jumping rope and running are both aerobic activities, benefiting your heart and lungs, exercising your large muscles and building endurance. Over time, both activities improve your cardiovascular functioning by making you breathe harder, causing your heart to beat faster. Eventually, your heart and lungs become stronger and more efficient. Jumping

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How to Clean a Taekwondo Uniform

How to Clean a Taekwondo Uniform

2017-06-13 11:54:02 0 Comments 5 views Sports and Fitness category

Taekwondo masters expect you to come to class with a neat, clean appearance. Keep your uniform, or dobok, free of stains and excessive wrinkles to show respect for the dojang as well as the martial art. Proper washing will keep your dobak pristine and prevent it from wearing out too

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Therapy Dogs Are Scoring Big at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

Therapy Dogs Are Scoring Big at the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials

2017-06-13 09:50:01 0 Comments 20 views Sports and Fitness category

Bring-your-dog-to-work day has expanded to the U.S. Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska, where USA Swimming has enlisted the services of therapy dogs in an effort to reduce stress and -- hopefully -- improve the athletes' performance. Nonprofit organization Domesti-PUPS is providing four to five canines per shift to help keep athletes

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Cardio That Blasts Thigh Fat

Cardio That Blasts Thigh Fat

2017-06-13 04:14:01 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

Body fat can settle anywhere on your body, and nobody wants to have it covering their thighs. Resistance training will shape and tone the leg muscles, as well as raise your metabolism. But cardio done on a regular basis is what will reduce your total body fat, and keep it

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Use a Dynamic Warm-Up to Boost Your Workout

Use a Dynamic Warm-Up to Boost Your Workout

2017-06-13 02:04:02 0 Comments 5 views Sports and Fitness category

Warming up should be a given in anyone's pre-workout routine. Typically, you may hop on the treadmill, bike or elliptical for a few minutes to increase your heart rate and get blood flowing to your muscles. You might even perform a few static stretches for those muscles that seem extra

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Proform Vs. Gold's Gym Treadmills

Proform Vs. Gold's Gym Treadmills

2017-06-12 23:54:01 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

Proform and Gold's Gym both offer a large selection of treadmills with various amenities. However, it is important when comparing treadmills to consider the following four factors. The first is the kind of motor it has, the second is its incline and speed capabilities, the third is price and size,

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Treadmill Exercises for Ages 40 and Over

Treadmill Exercises for Ages 40 and Over

2017-06-12 19:32:02 0 Comments 4 views Sports and Fitness category

A treadmill is an extremely versatile piece of exercise equipment that lets you customize your workout to meet your fitness goals and match your fitness level. You have the option of walking or running and you can vary the speed and incline to make your workout as effective as possible.

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4 Ways to Spot Symptoms of Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

4 Ways to Spot Symptoms of Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease

2017-06-12 03:50:01 0 Comments 6 views Sports and Fitness category

Even before you spot a rash, you may notice that your child is complaining of mouth pain. The lesions caused by hand-foot-mouth disease can be very painful and children often complain that their mouth or some part of their mouth is hurting. Mouth pain can be caused by a

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