Jogging - a few questions

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    I have been jogging 45 minutes/3 miles on the treadmill daily. I generally start at one speed and gradually increase the speed by 0.1 mph per 5 minutes. The last few minutes, I up the speed every min. to 30 seconds, depending upon how I feel. By the end, I'm practically running. Should I be going at a steady speed the entire time or is increasing it the way I am doing fine? Also, should I be consuming more than 1400 calories or so per day running 3 miles daily, except for one day per week? I am 5'3", female, approx. 144-145 lbs.
     
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    I'm not sure I'm in good enough shape yet. I generally start jogging at 3.2 mph and end up at around 4.2 - 5 mph after increasing it in increments and a lot at the end.
     
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    1. It doesn't really matter
    2. 1400 is fine for you
     
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    Instead of starting at the lowest mph you can do you can vary it throughout the workout without doing HIIT. Like...start at your fastest, then your slowest, then your fastest, then your middle, etc. I personally just run at the same speed for a bout 45 minutes even though everyone says I'm not burning as many calories, but I don't care...I hate going up and down in speed. :rofl:
     
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    jog for fifteen minutes, HIIT for fifteen minutes, you get the best of both worlds.
     
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    It's OK to vary the speed. If you find it boring to run at the same speed the whole workout, mix it up. It's more important to stick with it long term.
     
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