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06-30-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
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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: 2,071
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,...
06-12-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,792
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: 2,532
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.
06-09-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,153
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: 2,395
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: 37,157
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: 37,157
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: 2,402
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: 969
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: 2,140
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: 2,140
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: 81,875
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: 1,121
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.
05-24-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
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...
05-23-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
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...
05-23-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,217
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...
05-15-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 67,248
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: 6,961
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...
05-13-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,297
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: 1,981
Views: 337,345
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: 6,173
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: 1,532
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: 81,875
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: 687
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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