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Who burns more calories when walking, short or tall people?

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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Heavy people: Except for wind resistance, height has little to do with how much energy is used when walking. It takes more energy to move a heavy object than a light object including your body!
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