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Doctor insights on: Burning Calories Running Or Swimming

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Swimming or running burns more calories?

Swimming or running burns more calories?

Swimming.: While running burns a lot of calories, all things being equal, swimming is considered the most effective form of cardiovascular exercise as it employs the whole body in constant muscular effort. ...Read more

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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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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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Do I burn more calories by running or walking a mile?

Do I burn more calories by running or walking a mile?

Running slightly: Calculating calorie burn is a very complicated formula. Google calculating calorie burn and check out the formulas. The main thing is staying active. Dr l. ...Read more

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Can you burn more calories biking or walking one mile?

Can you burn more calories biking or walking one mile?

Depends on speed: Depends on exercise intensity, terrain, weight but a bicycle is a very efficient means of transportation so it would be much harder to burn the same calories on a bike. ...Read more

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Does running in place burn calories?

Does running in place burn calories?

Yes: Depending on how much energy you use to do it, you can spend a good deal running in place. ...Read more

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Can you burn more calories walking or cycling?

Can you burn more calories walking or cycling?

Probably cycling: 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. For example, a 150 lb person biking 12-14 mph for 1 hr would burn 594 calories compared to 297 calories walking 3 mph for 1 hr. ...Read more

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Can running burn more calories than walking?

Can running burn more calories than walking?

Run vs. walk: Running does burn more calories walking most of the time. Now if you are walking at 12 minutes per miles and running at 30 minutes per mile you might burn more calories walking. You should start at a comfortable range and give your self credit for any exercise. ...Read more

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Can cycling and running burn the same calories?

Can cycling and running burn the same calories?

Depends: Exercise of any type can burn calories and they are the same calories people burn more calories when they exercise more vigorously depending on how vigorously you exercise, you can burn the same number of calories running or cycling a good exercise program mixes up the types of exercise you do, and varying between cycling and running offers a variety of health benefits. Way to go! have fun. ...Read more

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Is incline walking or sprints better for fat burning?

Is incline walking or sprints better for fat burning?

Yes: Incline walking and sprints will both increase the intensity of the workouts you do. This will boost metabolism of your muscles, making them hungry for energy. Try to incorporate some type of speed workout or incline workout roughly 1-2 times a week. Overdoing it can lead to injuries. ...Read more

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Does riding a real bike and riding an stationary exercise bike burn the same number of calories?

Does riding a real bike and riding an stationary exercise bike burn the same number of calories?

Bicycling: No, there can be differences. Here is a chart that can show you the different factors & how it impacts the calories burned. http://www.nutristrategy.com/caloriesburnedcycling.htm. As you check the comparisons, the calories burned were higher with a bicycle (compared to a stationary bike) with other things being equal. ...Read more

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Which burns more fat, walking or running ?

Which burns more fat, walking or running ?

Aerobics: It depends on how far/fast/frequently you walk or run. A short walk will not burn as much energy as a sprint. A sprint will not burn as much energy as a march. ...Read more

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Could adding extra weight in walking benefit burning calories?

Could adding extra weight in walking benefit burning calories?

YES: You will burn more calories by caring more wt. But the amt of increase will not be much. ...Read more

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How many calories can nordic walking burn?

How many calories can nordic walking burn?

Better than walking: According to livestrong a person who weighs 160 pounds who nordic walks can lose about 388 calories per hour. ...Read more

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Ocean swimming with 2nd degree burn?

Ocean swimming with 2nd degree burn?

No: Personally would not recommend it.A/ will likely hurt. B/ all kind of bacteria, infectious risks. Wait until its healed. ...Read more

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Help please! is burning 100 calories by running the same as burning 100 calories by walking?

Help please! is burning 100 calories by running the same as burning 100 calories by walking?

Running: The same # of calories are burned. However unless running slowly & walking quickly - it will take more time to burn the same # of calories w walking. ...Read more