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Some pretty interesting information.
I like doing interval running. Intervals changes up the routine and makes exercise more interesting.
even though thus article is 8 years old, I just read a new report on this same theory, of walk n run intermittently, is a great practice to incorporate. Not much said here on the arm movements; whereas, the new one include the arms too.
I was walking 4 to 5 mile a day 5 to 6 times a week and burning about 450 to 500 calories per day. It would take me 54 to 60 minutes per day. I recently incorporated the run/walk method to my training and it is amazing. I walk half of the track and run the other half until I complete my 4 miles. This has increased my calorie burning to about 742 calories per day in cardio. Results are amazing. Give it a try.
Love to walk, hate to run!
Years ago, my name for this was "constant forward motion" and I only did 5 laps on a quarter mile track every day after work. I wasn't training for anything, just wanted to be more fit. My running buddy, ran backwards to warmup for the mile and a quarter and I did stretches and then waited while he finished his 5 miles. It worked for us.
The W/R method is awesome!
I try to do this on the Treadmill--
I did use the run walk method for a 10k with a lot of steep hills. It was still hard but I was able to deal with those hills with more ease. Definately recommend it!
I can't wait to start again.
Good to know...
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