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how many calories do wall sits burn

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Not many : Calculate your basal metabolic rate - that's about all you'll burn.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
A fair number: The more you weigh, the more calories you will burn. If a 100-lb. Woman uses the stair climber for 30 minutes, she will burn about 159 calories. If a ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
>180/hr stretching!: When looking for information, i found a range of estimates for cycling, eg. The actual number depends on body weight and intensity of exertion. One of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends!: Depends on how much weight you are using and how many you do and how hard it is to do them.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Yes: Yes the calories burned through exercise are permanently lost as heat. Have fun and get moving!
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Not many: The number of calories to perform a single broad jump is so few it probably cannot be measured.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Calories: This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Depends: Depending on what activity you are doing, cadence and resistance. (using arms and legs burns more). Body wt age and general fitness also impact.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on how-: -they are done. A phone app will help. R they inclined or flat, also your weight, how fast do you do them, R they body weight or weighted. You can ent ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience Anesthesiology
Check here...: You'll need to provide some data to calculate this.... http://caloriesburnedhq.com/zumba-calories-burned/.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Calories & exercise: It is impossible to answer your question accurately. The amount of calories burned in an activity just has too many possible variables. But, swim ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am not prepared to: Do the skut work for you on this one. You can look up calories burned per each exercise on line.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randolph Rosarion
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Aerobic exercises: like running, brisk walking, elliptical trainer or rowing to raise your heart rate for at least 15-20 minutes at a time can help you and most people m ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
32 years experience Podiatry
Can't answer that: Too many factors are involved in that situation. The first and foremost is what kind of exercise are you doing. Running? walking? swimming? Golf? Next ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Varies: Depend on your weight, sex, age, etc. Can be figured out by a dietician or some other testing.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: It depends on what your goals are. If you are already at ideal weight, you should burn off slightly less than the total calories consumed. If you are ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Cross country sking: Cross-country skiing is known as the highest intensity work-out. Otherwise, interval training burns a lot of calories. There are no easy ways to burn ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
How do you play?: Total calories burned will depend on your weight as well as whether you are walking or carting. E.G. 180# man walking carrying clubs will burn ~368 ca ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
5.45 cal/ min.: Per the american council on exercise a 150 pound person would burn about 5.45 calories per minute doing pushups.

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