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5/31/09 12:25 A

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yep, i agree with nancy. an incline of 10% is something that has to be work up to over a long period of time and should be done in short distances, infrequently.

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5/29/09 7:51 P

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Turtle,

This can be VERY damaging to the knees...incline work should be done only once, maybe once every other week max and you don't have to go at such a steep incline, unless you want to tear an ACL or do damage to your meniscus. I say stop before you to irreparable damage.

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5/29/09 7:33 P

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Hello
I tried to burn more calories by jogging on the incline at about 10%. I did it on and off for three days or so. I've done incline before but my knees are still a bit sore after 9 days already. Is this good for my knee muscles? Is it getting stronger or should I stop? Maybe it sounds silly but maybe it's sore because I had weak muscles.
Anyone have suggestions for me? Thank You

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