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Doctor insights on: Do You Burn More Calories Running Outside Or On A Treadmill

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Do you burn more calories on the treadmill or running in real life?

Do you burn more calories on the treadmill or running in real life?

Running in real: Run a 6 min mile on the treadmill then another day go do the same thing on the road. Simulation can be good at best, but never the same. You will not win boston training on the treadmill. ...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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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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Is possible to burn a lot of calories on an elliptical trainer?

Is possible to burn a lot of calories on an elliptical trainer?

Certainly!: The number of calories burned during any exercise depends on 1) your weight, 2) length of work out and 3) intensity of workout. Generally, an average 150lb individual burns a range of 590-750 calories in an hour, depending upon intensity and resistence. To burn oodles of calories, lengthen the workout! ...Read more

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If you run a half mile or play golf. You would burn more calories playing a round of golf?

If you run a half mile or play golf. You would burn more calories playing a round of golf?

Probably golf: If you run a half mile you will burn approximately 50 calories. If you walk a round of golf you will walk approximately four miles. Typically each mile will burn approximately 100 calories for a total of 400 calories. ...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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Is running or walking a better activity in order to burn fat?

Is running or walking a better activity in order to burn fat?

Depends on intensity: In general running will do a better job but speedwalkers can walk faster than some joggers and get a better cardiac workout which is the real secret. ...Read more

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How many calories do you actually burn on an elliptical?

How many calories do you actually burn on an elliptical?

Calories: This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities: http://www.prohealth.com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.cfm ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which is better jump rope or running you for exercise?

Running or Rope: Depends. Both are great cardiovascular workouts. Intensity always plays a factor. Jump rope might cause harmful impact on joints. Try to jump rope on a softer surface. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i currently cannot run, swim or do any aerobic activity, is there a way to burn fat or a significant amount of calories to lose weight?

What do you suggest if i currently cannot run, swim or do any aerobic activity, is there a way to burn fat or a significant amount of calories to lose weight?

To Lose Weight: I understand your distress about losing weight See Physician for Diagnosis; Balanced Diet 1500 Cal/day; Exercise including Weight lifting; push and pull movements of the muscles within limits; and Stress Management. Walk, gradually increase duration and pace; hike Do Yoga and Tai Chi. Respect yourself for achievements of 39 years. Do not be harsh on yourself. Set small goals of losing weight. Rela ...Read more

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Do people generally lose weight just from running on a treadmill?

Yes, that can be : done. However, one must also address nutrition in addition to exercise. Recommend a more varied exercise routine when possible. ...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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Calories you burn in a day by just sitting?

Calories you burn in a day by just sitting?

Passive sitting: According to livestrong a 150-lb. Person may lose 68 calories per hour while sitting. I will let you do the math by multiplying the actual number of hours. Take care. ...Read more

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How many calories do you burn when you do 40mins on a stepper?

How many calories do you burn when you do 40mins on a stepper?

Depends: This depends on how much you weigh and the rate at which you were going. The average male would burn roughly 400-500 calories on a stair machine in an hour. The health benefits however do go far beyond just calories burned. This helps improve cardiovascular fitness, increase metabolism and muscle mass, and fights chronic diseases, including depression. So, keep it up! ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which one burns more calories: zumba or kickboxing?

Any suggestions on which one burns more calories: zumba or kickboxing?

Funner one.: The one you enjoy the most is the one you will continue doing as part of your lifestyle which will end up burning the most calories in the long run. Calorie burn is not a sprint, it's a marathon, a lifestyle decision. So go for the one you are willing to do for a longer period of time and the one you enjoy the most. ...Read more