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Forum: Support group for just men 06-30-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,158
Posted By handcycle2005
Muscle burn only accounts for appx. 5% of...

Muscle burn only accounts for appx. 5% of calories during cardio. Not enough to worry about, that's only 1 gram of protein per mile run. Keep the cardio, it helps keep the fat off. Your...
Forum: Exercise 06-30-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By handcycle2005
You'll increase speed naturally as your (running)...

You'll increase speed naturally as your (running) fitness improves. Pushing yourself to exhaustion every day will lead to breakdown rather than improvement. As running is a high impact activity,...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 06-12-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By handcycle2005
You're eating way too much fat. No more than...

You're eating way too much fat. No more than 25-30% of your calories should be from fat.
Vegetables, fruit and legumes provide calories with a lot more bulk. You can eat more volume and still reduce...
Forum: Exercise 06-10-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,807
Posted By handcycle2005
Exercise sweat is clean. Assuming you shower...

Exercise sweat is clean. Assuming you shower before going to work, you should still be clean enough. Deodorant, baby wipes and a body powder should do the trick.
Forum: FitDay 2.0 Feedback & Support 06-09-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,161
Posted By handcycle2005
What I see: I see her username as Connie... with...

What I see: I see her username as Connie... with 7 posts, join date Jun 2012 but when I look at her profile, I see a username of connie12345 and a post count of 0 with a join date of 7-11-2010.
Forum: Exercise 06-08-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By handcycle2005
The best gauge for hydration is the color of your...

The best gauge for hydration is the color of your urine. Pale yellow/clear is ideal. You will need some electrolytes in your fluids as too much water can lead to water intoxication...
Forum: Exercise 05-29-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,320
Posted By handcycle2005
Vito, look at this Google search....

Vito, look at this Google search....
Forum: Exercise 05-28-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,320
Posted By handcycle2005
First, stretch after your run, your muscles will...

First, stretch after your run, your muscles will be warm and more receptive to a good stretch.

Where in your hip is the pain? Different places, different causes.
Couple of resources.
Cool...
Forum: Diets 05-27-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,368
Posted By handcycle2005
No such thing as detox, your liver takes care of...

No such thing as detox, your liver takes care of that quite well. Even eating junk food does not result in "toxins" in your body.
Try this. Next time someone mentions detox diets, ask what the...
Forum: Newcomers 05-25-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By handcycle2005
I'm guessing from what you're paying that you're...

I'm guessing from what you're paying that you're not in the US. ;)

Are local sites(in your country) faster? What about other sites here in the US?
When you access a website, it's not a direct...
Forum: Exercise 05-25-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By handcycle2005
Has he said why you're so anemic? Passing out...

Has he said why you're so anemic? Passing out from exertion is far from normal even with anemia.
Forum: Exercise 05-25-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By handcycle2005
Are you truly anemic or are you thinking of...

Are you truly anemic or are you thinking of hypoxia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypoxia_%28medical%29)?

I do agree about seeing a pulmonary specialist though if you are anemic, that's something...
Forum: Exercise 05-25-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 47,760
Posted By handcycle2005
Yes. Up your carb intake. When you deplete your...

Yes. Up your carb intake. When you deplete your glycogen stores, up to 15 % of calories come from breaking down muscle in order to use the protein for energy.

You can only improve your fat burning...
Forum: Exercise 05-24-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 477
Posted By handcycle2005
Yep. Abs and calves can be worked every day....

Yep. Abs and calves can be worked every day. Don't forget the obliques.

And the lower back can only tolerate a heavy workout twice a week.
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-24-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By handcycle2005
I took a look at that. Complete and utter...

I took a look at that. Complete and utter bullshit. You can't slim the thighs by working the gluteal muscles.

There is no way to target only the fat on your thighs, your body will lose fat on...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-23-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By handcycle2005
You may very well be near your ideal weight. ...

You may very well be near your ideal weight.
The human body needs a certain amount of body fat to function properly. This is known as essential bodyfat, 3-5 % for men, 8-10% for women.


One of...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 05-23-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,339
Posted By handcycle2005
Remember, there's no such thing as "spot...

Remember, there's no such thing as "spot reducing". You lose weight evenly all over.

You could very well have lost some fat but it's masked by new muscle. Have you measured yourself before and...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 05-15-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 41,850
Posted By handcycle2005
cj, it's spam, pure and simple. Spammers will...

cj, it's spam, pure and simple. Spammers will sometimes post to a thread with the intent of "blending in" to the rest of the thread. However, as English is not their native language (or working...
Forum: Exercise 05-13-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,473
Posted By handcycle2005
Gym machines are often/almost always inaccurate...

Gym machines are often/almost always inaccurate since calorie burn is at best an estimate. However your machine is WAY off. 1,400 calories/hour is approximately what a runner would burn running a...
Forum: Support group for just men 05-13-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,645
Posted By handcycle2005
Do you do any actual ab/core work? Since your abs...

Do you do any actual ab/core work? Since your abs are visible, that means your body fat is fairly low, you don't need to lose much more weight. Depends on how visible you want them. For men, the...
Forum: Exercise 05-12-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1,961
Views: 184,791
Posted By handcycle2005
Better than a live bear next to you on the trail....

Better than a live bear next to you on the trail. :D
Forum: Exercise 05-12-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,340
Posted By handcycle2005
You burn calories just staying alive. If you sat...

You burn calories just staying alive. If you sat still(or even slept), you still burn calories. That's your basal metabolic rate. Add to that the calories you burn through activity, anything from...
Forum: Food talk 05-12-2012, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By handcycle2005
It depends on how long your gym sessions last...

It depends on how long your gym sessions last but in general, you need carbs with the protein. Weight training i uses the anaerobic energy pathway and burns lots of glycogen.

Carbs/protein in a...
Forum: Exercise 05-07-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 47,760
Posted By handcycle2005
Very good run. Most likely you were slightly...

Very good run. Most likely you were slightly overtrained and the missed workouts allowed you to recover rather than lessening your fitness.

Abebe Bikila (winner of the 1960 Olympic Marathon)...
Forum: Newcomers 05-01-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By handcycle2005
Be aware those devices(and websites) are only...

Be aware those devices(and websites) are only approximations. Everyone is different in their efficiency at any particular activity.
The only true gauge is whether you're losing fat/gaining muscle.
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