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Does running in place have the same benefits & effects as regular running?

Woman of many faces~ijm 2011/11/26 19:08:56
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  • EmoPIxxie 2011/12/06 02:40:00
    Yes
    EmoPIxxie
    i would think so, you're basically doing the same movement
  • Ves~Sailor Soldier of PHAET 2011/11/27 06:37:54 (edited)
    Not quite
    Ves~Sailor Soldier of PHAET
    Running on terain outside or on a treadmill can work more muscles because you can go up and down hills which uses various muscles while running. While running in place and running outside will burn calories, muscles will work differently.
  • Changeling 2011/11/27 02:36:17
    Yes
    Changeling
    I think so. I have to run in place when playing my one exercise game on the Wii
  • J Montana 2011/11/26 20:50:52
    Not quite
    J Montana
  • JGF 2011/11/26 19:43:40
    Not quite
    JGF
    +2
    Running in place will bore you to death. Get out and enjoy the fresh air and scenery.
  • BUNNIES 2011/11/26 19:17:07
    Not quite
    BUNNIES
    +1
    doubt it. i mean, it's probably very boring and you end up running less as opposed to more when you're outside looking at stuff.
  • Not quite
    ṃεταllïс_ḋќ[сhατвøχ]
    +2
    Well aren't you going through more obstacles(if you want it call it like that) while outside?
    The wind might be hitting you,the air might be different,and sometimes the ground is different.
  • Ves~Sai... ṃεταllï... 2011/11/27 06:39:14
    Ves~Sailor Soldier of PHAET
    +1
    Resistance, yes, you will use your muscles even more to push through obstacle, plus using different muscles as the area become hilly.
  • ṃεταllï... Ves~Sai... 2011/11/27 19:12:44
    ṃεταllïс_ḋќ[сhατвøχ]
    +1
    Ah,thanks :D
  • Ves~Sai... ṃεταllï... 2011/11/27 23:54:40
    Ves~Sailor Soldier of PHAET
    +1
    anytime :)
  • User Deactivated 2011/11/26 19:13:39
    Yes
    User Deactivated
    +2
    I would imagine so. It's the calories burned off that matters not how it's done.
  • Ves~Sai... User De... 2011/11/27 06:43:02 (edited)
    Ves~Sailor Soldier of PHAET
    +1
    It does matter how it is done if you want to sculpt the muscles. Running in place does not use the same muscles as running uphill or down hill, does not work them the same. Calorie burning may be the same or close to similar. Running in place may not raise the heart rate as much as running uphill does either.
  • Nessa 2011/11/26 19:10:54
    Not quite
    Nessa
    I don't think so..
  • misterz 2011/11/26 19:09:47
    Undecided
    misterz
    IDK

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