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Burn Calories Medication
Is the rate at which you burn calories dependent on how fast your heart beats, will medication that makes your heart rate increase burn more calories?
Not dependent on hr:
Not a bit no. For that matter diet pills that induce significant weight loss do not significantly raise metabolism. (I try for 1000 calories out per day; studies showing m a y b e a tenth of that with drug induced metabolic effects are what I mean by NOT significant).
but changing thoughts/ behaviors help.
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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
Of course; not ≠ Wt.: Calories are a unit of energy, measured in a calorimeter by heating a known amount of water a specific amount. As a unit of energy, calories do not have any mass, thus do not register on a scale of body wt or any other wt. Scale. If you are concerned with body weight, this is an issue of (a) mass (food) taken in & retained versus (b) mass of food removed from body; and (c) the diff. Within body. ...Read more
Yes, no, and maybe: The whole point of trying to lose weight is to burn too many calories. However, if one is chronically ill (such as with cancer or aids), his body can burn too many calories and he will lose weight and be too skinny (called "cachetic"). Also, if one is too thin already, and exercises excessively, he is burning too many calories. ...Read more
Caloriecount. Com: Go to www. Caloriecount. Com, open a free account, answer a few questions about your age, height, weight, and activity and it will calculate your caloric requirements for you and even help you devise a plan to reach your goal. It's a good site and completely free and safe. ...Read more
Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Core exercises may build muscle, but to burn fat you need to burn more than you consume and cardio is key! ...Read more
Calories burnt: Estimates are 3, 050 calories a day for the average man and 2, 400 for the average woman. The differences in these estimates make clear that knowing how many calories the normal body burns per day varies and can't easily be calculated. Equations to estimate your calorie burn exist, but they're just that -- estimates. The normal daily calorie burn varies from person to person according to size, body composition, gender, age and physical activity. ...Read more
I don't know what you mean. Do you mean step?
Both are cardiovascular type work outs. It really depends on the type of cardio work out you are talking about.
The most important thing to do is find an exercise that you enjoy doing and the results will usually follow. ...Read more
Holidays: Commit to exercising daily, join a gym, walk outside, consider a personal trainer. The more exercise and eat well now the better prepared you will be to cope with the holiday foods. Best. ...Read more
Yes.: This is called basal metabolic rate! Calories burned during inactivity. However, you increase your basal rate by having more muscle and less fat, since fat utilizes little to no energy and is really energy storage. ...Read more
Possibly: All things being equal (same caloric intake) - thin people tend to waste calories, thus burning them up with less contribution to body mass, while heavy people tend to be effecient users of calories, wasting less and adding to their body mass. In times of plenty, efficient users become fat. In times of scarcity efficient users survive while calorie wasters starve to death. ...Read more
30 min=1 mile=100 ca:
Walking for 30 minutes will burn about 100
calories, if you cover a mile,
the average slice of pizza is 500 calories,
so it takes 30 min x 5 or more than 2 hours,
a single soda or glass of oj is 140 calories,
or aboiut 35 minutes to walk off. ...Read more
>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 the best lists of calories burned for common activities can be found on the cdc site http://www. Cdc. Gov/healthyweight/physical_activity/index. Html. ...Read more
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 overweight, then burn more and vice versa. In general, every calorie you burn in the gym will allow you to take in somewhat more calories. Monitor your progress and you will find your own path.
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