UW Center for Sports Cardiology
perimeter = 0.524 Km = 0.3256 miles
5 miles/0.3256 miles = 15.4 laps
5 miles @ 3.5 miles/hour = 86 minutes
As a general rule of thumb, a pound of fat contains around 3,500 calories.
Most rough estimates revolve around 100 calories burned per mile for a 180-pound person.
The average walking speed is about 3 miles per hour
Activity (1-hour duration) 160 lbs. (73 kg)
Running, 5 mph 606
Walking, 3.5 mph 314
Exercise may protect your brain even if you have signs of dementia
January 10, 2022
Running-Induced Systemic Cathepsin B Secretion Is Associated with Memory Function
Cell Metabolism. 2016. In press.
Hyo Youl Moon, et al.
A Protein That Moves From Muscle To Brain May Tie Exercise To Memory
June 23, 2016
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Prevention of Low Back Pain
A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(2):199-208.
Daniel Steffens, et al.
Conclusion and Relevance: The current evidence suggests that exercise alone or in combination with education is effective for preventing LBP. Other interventions, including education alone, back belts, and shoe insoles, do not appear to prevent LBP. Whether education, training, or ergonomic adjustments prevent sick leave is uncertain because the quality of evidence is low.
Sure, Use A Treadmill Desk — But You Still Need To Exercise
March 30, 2015
Federal guidelines recommend 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every week.
That’s walking about 3 miles per hour. Schuna says that’s difficult on a treadmill desk — while working. If you tried to maintain that pace, “you’d likely start to perspire; some people may even start to have more labored or heavy breathing,” he says, and “it’s questionable how productive you could be from a work perspective.”
brain plasticity: after 20 pounds your biomechanics are different yet you still have to walk gracefully
MEMORY: your ability to reconstruct the whole from a degraded fragment
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