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Doctor insights on: Arm Band That Counts Your Calories Burned

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How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

Less calories: The important thing about the atkins diet is that you eat very little carbohydrate. As a result you eat more fat. For most people, fat is more satisfying in terms of feeling full than carbs. As a result you eat fewer calories overall and lose weight. Also, when fat is burned it produces ketones. These suppress your appetite as well. The amount of calories burned depends on your activity. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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Because of an injury (it band syndrome) i cannot run for awhile. How can I burn the 400-500 calories i would normally burn doing this?

Because of an injury (it band syndrome) i cannot run for awhile. How can I burn the 400-500 calories i would normally burn doing this?

Cross train : Try riding an exercise bike or using an elliptical machine to burn the calories.If they aggravate your it band tendinitis you can always swim . Stairmaster and step aerobics commonly worsen it band tendinitis.Best of luck! ...Read more

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How many calories do I burn doing squats with resistance bands?

How many calories do I burn doing squats with resistance bands?

Not a lot: You probably need to do more aerobic exercise of some sort to really burn calories. Doing squats with tension bands will not burn very much though they are good for both strength and flexibility. ...Read more

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What is the best weight management and calorie tracker device/arm band or watch? I like indoor exercise. Thanks!

What is the best weight management and calorie tracker device/arm band or watch?  I like indoor exercise. Thanks!

There are : Apps for this on most smart phones. I track my walking on my galaxy s4. Give that a try first. ...Read more

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Are more calories burned when your sick?

Are more calories burned when your sick?

Maybe: fevers and the body's response to fighting off infections cause increase in burning calories, but most people are also less active. ...Read more

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Which burns more calories biking or jogging?

Which burns more calories biking or jogging?

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 as this one from healthstatus: http://www.Healthstatus.Com/calculate/cbc you can directly compare activities. ...Read more

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Please answer! what workout burns a lot of calories?

Please answer! what workout burns a lot of calories?

Running: Running, cross country skiing, aerobics, activities where one is moving their body weight through space for a prolonged time at a good pace ...Read more

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Am i burning a lot of calories by doing basketball training?

Am i burning a lot of calories by doing basketball training?

Yes: Depending on the duration and intensity of the type of basketball play, it remains one of the most effective sports to play for loss of calories per hour. Enjoy and go shockers! ...Read more