Running, out of breath and overheating

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Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby JamesStanley » Tue May 18, 2010 9:03 pm

Hi does anyone else struggle at running i can run for about a minute or to and then i just run out of breath also my body keeps overheating

Is this normal for Dyspraxics?
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby bpcooper » Tue May 18, 2010 9:08 pm

Yeah, I can't run for a long time either
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby Alice » Tue May 18, 2010 9:18 pm

It's not uncommon for dyspraxic pepole, there are 2 problems I think:
1) Dyspraxic movements tend not to be as efficiant because of the whole balance/coordination thing
2) Dyspraxic pepole tend to get made fun of in many sports as kids, discouraging an active lifestyle.

There's also muscle tone, but I'm not sure if that's to do with the dyspraxia or with problem number 2. I know my muscles start shaking when I expend a "normal" amount of effort even though I estimate that I get 6 - 8 hours excercise a week depending on how much of fencing I spend actually fencing.

I get hot easily, but I have quite thick hair and I get dehydrated easily making it harder to sweat.
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby James Brimer » Mon Jun 07, 2010 8:03 am

Same here, though I shake a lot and have to sit lie down for a few miuntes after a run. I also get out of breath really quickly. et another reason I love archery.
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby Steph » Mon Jun 07, 2010 3:15 pm

I can't run for a long time. I tend to use all my energy up with running really fast for about 5 minutes and then I can only walk the rest of the way, hence why I always came last in cross country expeditions and Sports Day races at school.
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby Rosie-posie » Mon Jun 07, 2010 4:48 pm

I used to be like that when i was at primary and secondary school but when i started going to the gym i found that it improved a lot, last year i ran the race for life 3 mile run.
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby Max Meads » Fri Jul 09, 2010 3:09 pm

I cant run very fast, and I always suck at sports. But thanks to that, I'm the boys team captain @ school 4 sports day and I get out of a days worth of lessons! WHOO! 8)
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby Fenrir » Fri Jul 09, 2010 10:05 pm

I dont overheat, but i cant really run, or even jog, for a long period of time. A few months ago, to lose wieght :P I took up jogging. Read all kinds of tips etc on the internet. After about 5 months, i could still only jog for about 1-2 minutes non stop *, so cause i lost the weight wanted anyway, i decided to quit :lol:


Weight aint shifting anywhere now though so, it doesnt matter anyway 8)

*I can recover faster though. After walking for about 20 seconds i can go back to jogging again.
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby Thirteen-thirty-seven » Sat Jul 10, 2010 1:12 pm

I have mild asthma. I've heard that there's a correlation between asthma and SpLDs, but I don't know how sound the evidence for this is.
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby Dan » Sat Jul 10, 2010 7:19 pm

I've started skipping and doing weights recently and it's amazing what it does for you in a matter of weeks. I feel a lot healthier and better about myself. You probably just need to do slightly less strenuous activities for longer.
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Re: Running, out of breath and overheating

Postby Remus » Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:17 pm

I get out of breath very easy, I could run for a few minutes and then I would struggle.
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