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Do isometric exercise burn calories?

Do isometric exercise burn calories?

Not a lot: Exercise is burning. it uses oxygen. See if your breathing rate goes up with it. Personally weight lifting yes, and isometric hardly at all. ...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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Insanity workout fit test, calories burned?

Insanity workout fit test, calories burned?

Thanks for asking!: Workout is good! not insanity workout! it is good to be fit! not fat! but not with insanity workout! ...Read more

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How many calories burned doing aquafitness based on weight?

How many calories burned doing aquafitness based on weight?

Heart rate: i would use a heart rate monitor during the exercise class. they are designed to consider your weight and heart rate activity to give you calories burned during that activity. ...Read more

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How many calories burned to lose a pound from exercise?

How many calories burned to lose a pound from exercise?

3500 calories: Congratulations on asking and trying to lose weight. But don't forget that, if you go for a smoothie or to the bakery afterward, you can put back on that pound or more. ...Read more

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Insanity workout calorie burn?

Insanity workout calorie burn?

Not about calories: The "insanity" workout isn't about calories, but about conditioning your body with interval training. That said, the "calorie burn" depends on how much you weigh (bigger body = more). And it's named "insanity" for a reason, in that it's extremely intense and not for someone who is just starting back into exercise. It's a collection of dvd's you can do at home. 6 days/week, 30-60 min each. ...Read more

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Which exercise burns more calories?

Which exercise burns more calories?

Depends: It depends on how intensely a person exercises and how long the exercise session lasts. Exercising vigorously, with heart rate at 80% of maximum, will give a good workout. High-intensity interval training also burns calories. But if you're not exercising regularly, work up to this kind of workout gradually. Especially if there are chronic medical conditions. ...Read more

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Does strength training burn calories??

Does strength training burn calories??

Yes: Strength training burns calories in two ways. First, using the muscles burns up to 400 calories per hour. Second, building muscle increases your resting metabolism, so you burn more calories all day long. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is 1400 calories too many calories to lose weight?

Is 1400 calories too many calories to lose weight?

Most adults can: Lose weight with this calorie intake as long as calories burned exceed calories consumed. Rate of loss will be variable. ...Read more

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How to increase calories after calorie restricted diet?

How to increase calories after calorie restricted diet?

Slowly: If you binge after a successful diet, you will gain the weight back. Go up to your "maintenance" caloric intake over a few days. You can calculate that here: http://www.Freedieting.Com/tools/calorie_calculator.Htm. ...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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286 stair climb. How may calories burned?

286 stair climb. How may calories burned?

About 30: The calories you burned would depend on your weight. As an estimate, though, I'll use the results of a study that found climbing one stair to be associated with about 0.11 calories burned. This is equivalent to 31 calories for your 286-stair climb. ...Read more

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Help, how much calories are burned by doing exercises?

Help, how much calories are burned by doing exercises?

That depends on: Your weight, the exercise, how aggressively it is done, etc. Here is an exercise calorie counter: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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What number of calories does weight lifting burn?

What number of calories does weight lifting burn?

Depends: This will depend on what exercises are being done, at what intensity, and the size of the person. For a 155 lb person, 30 minutes of weight training will burn roughly 112 calories. ...Read more

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Do isometric exercise burn a lot of calories?

Do isometric exercise burn a lot of calories?

Plenty: But it is the muscle you build that will burn calories all day and nite. ...Read more

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Could counting calories help you lose weight?

Could counting calories help you lose weight?

It can help: Eat healthfully & be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. You can mix & match different kinds of exercise. ...Read more

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Does sleeping with ankle weights burn calories?

Does sleeping with ankle weights burn calories?

I think not: Sorry. Not unless you had restless leg syndrome and were moving those feet all around. ...Read more