Does One Big Step Exert The Same As Two Small Steps ?

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Dearest Treadmillologists !!

See this girl on a treadmill ?

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If she took longer strides whilst maintaining the same speed, will she exert the same amount of energy as smaller strides ?


Ewe'see..I just do not know !!...I wish I did !!

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« Last Edit: 05/01/2008 20:21:02 by neilep »
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« Reply #1 on: 05/01/2008 18:29:17 »
I think longer strides might burn more calories if she normally walks with smaller strides and slower.

So I think it is harder to maintain longer then your normal strides because you are pushing the muscles further then normal so I think it takes more energy!

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« Reply #2 on: 14/01/2008 21:07:56 »
I think longer strides might burn more calories if she normally walks with smaller strides and slower.

So I think it is harder to maintain longer then your normal strides because you are pushing the muscles further then normal so I think it takes more energy!

Thanks Karen..

So The longer the stride the more energy used.....thanks !
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« Reply #3 on: 15/01/2008 01:20:45 »
Your welcome, though I think you best wait for a professional answer rather then my poor deduction of the scenario!

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