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Trail Running/Walking

Exercise Data

Type: Cardio
Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps
Other Muscles: Calves, Glutes, Hamstrings
Equipment: None
Mechanics Type: N/A
Level: Beginner
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Sport: No
Force: N/A
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Trail Running/Walking Guide

Main Muscle: Quadriceps

  1. Running or hiking on trails will get the blood pumping and heart beating almost immediately. Make sure you have good shoes. While you use the muscles in your calves and buttocks to pull yourself up a hill, the knees, joints and ankles absorb the bulk of the pounding coming back down. Take smaller steps as you walk downhill, keep your knees bent to reduce the impact and slow down to avoid falling.
  2. A 150 lb person can burn over 200 calories for 30 minutes walking uphill, compared to 175 on a flat surface. If running the trail, a 150 lb person can burn well over 500 calories in 30 minutes.



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Tip: Trail Running/Walking

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10/10

Jan 6, 2015 6:56 AM: I love running, never used to! Its something i learnt to enjoy and being military its a must and something i have to keep up. Take your time, take it as it comes and let go and enjoy it. Winter is a bit off putting but your only cold for a second, you soon get the blood pumping so don't wrap up too...+See More



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Dec 29, 2014 10:57 AM: Had fun being outdoors.



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Dec 29, 2014 10:57 AM: Had fun being outdoors.



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Dec 6, 2014 7:23 AM: Great for endurance



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Nov 2, 2014 11:04 PM: stretching is key



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Nov 2, 2014 11:03 PM: good idea to check hr with a monitor while running. even at a young age, you can over exert yourself.



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Nov 2, 2014 11:02 PM: beginners running- stop and go- 5 miles



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Oct 9, 2014 2:42 PM: Difficult



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Sep 29, 2014 12:36 PM: Make sure you have good shoes



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Sep 17, 2014 9:52 AM: Best for fat loss. I do running in morning. its help me very well for fat loss.



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