A 36-year-old member asked:

What kind of exercise can burn as many calories as running?

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Dr. Brian Kaufman
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Any!: It all depends on how long you do an exercise and at what intensity level. Walking, swimming, biking, yoga, etc. Are all great exercises. There are some good tables online which list average calories burned per hour and you can compare. Doing different exercises is a good way to get overall health.
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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 47 years experience
Swimming: Swimming would probably be the best. Cross training and weight lifting can also contribute to more calorie burn.
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