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How many calories do wall sits burn

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Almost none, but...: The caloric expenditure while doing 90 seconds of the wall-sit position is too small to bother counting. Just remember not to snack or drink anything ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
In the range of: 8-10 calories per minute is what's reported in the literature(and there is limited data for a movement like this).
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Variable.: According to fitness partner a 150-lb. Person burns around 9 calories/ minute doing sit-ups. Doing 100 sit-ups will burn about 15 to 30 calories. So... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Not many : Calculate your basal metabolic rate - that's about all you'll burn.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You will continue to: Burn calories. But if you don't eat then you will go into starvation mode and your metabolic rate will slow. As soon as you start eating again - you w... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Depends!: How many sit-ups., 1 or 1000? It also depends on your weight. Here's a great tool to calculate the calories burned based on the activity, time spent... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 16 years experience
Handbooks: There are some small handbooks available that can give you a basic reference on how many calories you burn with these exercises, as well as breakdown ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 29 years experience
Sort of: It really depends on how quickly you do them and if you do them correctly. Also, how muscular are you now, are you trying to lose weight? Many factors... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
Pediatric Surgery 39 years experience
Probably biking: There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn with different activities based on your weight, such... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Time and effort: Building muscle is what counts. No short cuts for good results.

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