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Trail Running/Walking

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Type: Cardio Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps Other Muscles: Calves, Glutes, Hamstrings Equipment: None Mechanics Type: N/A Level: Beginner Location: Sport: NoForce: 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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Jun 9, 2016 5:45 AM: Good cardio

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May 21, 2016 3:04 PM: do this in the morning t avoid heat

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Apr 5, 2016 5:46 PM: Running is hard on the body so take it easy on yourself. But there is no other workout as concentrated, dense and demanding that allows you to enjoy the outdoors while burning off a huge amount of calories. .

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Mar 13, 2016 5:42 PM: MT. Spokane hiking. On and off trails! Uses ballence and bring gps so you can find your way back to the car.

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Mar 12, 2016 7:34 AM: 3/12/2016 Shamrock Shuffle 10K

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Feb 21, 2016 12:48 PM: Red Rocks Amphitheater and Park. Good to be outdoors in February.

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Oct 17, 2015 7:43 AM: I don't do the DREADMILL, i run outdoors at least 2 miles a day and up to 1/2 marathons on weekends and I am still ripped! Running into the sunrise or sunset is BLISS! Try it, it could change your life.

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Oct 6, 2015 1:28 PM: zigiest half marathon prep...8 miles! 1:20, fastest 10 k record 1:04!

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Jul 21, 2015 6:52 PM: Ran 2.85 miles.

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Jul 11, 2015 6:35 PM: Ran the O2X trail race, 935 meters of elevation gain, rough terrain approx 1:31.

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