cardio: distance vs. time

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  1. miabella

    miabella New Member

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    what if it takes 30 min to run 2 miles, should i be going for another mile?

    i heard 30 min is fine but 2 miles is not that much.
     
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    that's a 15 minute mile.. if you're running that pace, something is wrong with your measurements. That's like walking pace.

    Oh wait, you're probably talking about treadmills, right? That's 4mph, which isn't that strenuous I don't think. Try to do 2 miles at a 5mph page, then try to increase the distance you run for 1 or 2 weeks. After that, try to increase the speed for 1 or 2 weeks.
     
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    Toodles You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the w OT Supporter

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    interval training for cardio > *
     
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    aim for 3 miles in 30 mins :)
     
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    maks Bah! t(-_-t)

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    I never paid attention to miles on cardio machines :hs:
     
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