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Doctor insights on: Do You Lose More Calories Playing Football Or Playing Soccer

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How many calories can you burn playing racquetball?

How many calories can you burn playing racquetball?

Competitive: You could lose around 680 calories per hour playing aggressive raquetball. The actual amount depends on your weight and how vigorously you play. ...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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Which sport is healthier; do you prefer soccer or rugby?

Which sport is healthier; do you prefer soccer or rugby?

Soccer or rugby.: While both would give you quite a cardiovascular work-out, you may be more susceptible to injury playing rugby. ...Read more

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How to get fit, lose weight while playing ice hockey?

How to get fit, lose weight while playing ice hockey?

Just do it!: Encourage stretching, aerobics and strength training to help prepare you for ice hockey. ...Read more

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How many calories would i burn from playing video games?

How many calories would i burn from playing video games?

Almost none: Sedentary activity never burns calories to any extent. Get out of the house and exercise. ...Read more

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Do you lose calories when you play bowling, since you tend to snack during bowling?

Balance: Diet is the way to lose and maintain weight. If you eat more calories than you burn during exercise you will gain weight! ...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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How do you prevent injuries while playing football?

How do you prevent injuries while playing football?

Stretch.: Stretch your muscles and warm up your joints with a light jog, or other calisthenics to "loosen you up". Also, when it comes to football, proper equipment and protective gear are obviously keys to preventing injury. ...Read more

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How many calories can you burn by playing tennis?

How many calories can you burn by playing tennis?

Tennis anyone?!: The average calories burned for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 500 calories for one hour of tennis. The average burnt for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 450 calories for one hour of tennis. But again, this is all dependent upon your weight, length of play, aggressiveness of play, etc... ...Read more

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I have osgood slater's disease. Should I still play football or pick a better sport? What's a better sport?

I have osgood slater's disease. Should I still play football or pick a better sport? What's a better sport?

No: Osgood-schlatter is self-limiting, so it depends on your age and activity level. Decreasing overall activity can limit the symptoms. In general, it does not involve quitting the sport, but going through the options with an orthopedist or primary care sports medicine doctor can help sort things out. ...Read more

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How do you prevent injuries while playing soccer?

How do you prevent injuries while playing soccer?

Stretch/Warm up.: stretching and warming up with a light jog is the best things that you can do. Also, make sure that you have all the proper protective equipment. ...Read more

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Should I expect to lose or gain weight by playing field hockey?

Should I expect to lose or gain weight by playing field hockey?

Hope to be leaner!: The desired goal should to becomee leaner and healthier. Sometimes my pts start an exercise program, they are frequently unhappy with their weight loss until i determine body composition, and we demonstrate both fat loss and muscle gain:there body fat percentage goes down. Leanness and increased fitness are the goal of all sporting activities. ...Read more

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Could cardio exercise (martial art, basketball) give you hemorrhoid ?

Could cardio exercise (martial art, basketball) give you hemorrhoid ?

No: Most common precipitating factor is straining at stool. Eat high fiber fruits and vegetables and drink at least 1 Liter water daily ...Read more

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How many calories would I burn if I played basketball for 30 straight minutes?

How many calories would I burn if I played basketball for 30 straight minutes?

Lots of factors: Calories burned during exercise is influenced by body weight, workout intensity, conditioning level and metabolism. Basketball for 30 minutes might burn about 200-300 calories. ...Read more

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How many calories does playing badminton burn?

Depends: Depends on your weight, the intensity of the game, and how long you play. A 150 lb person playing social badminton for an hour will burn around 270 calories whereas the same person playing competitive badminton may burn up to 500 calories. ...Read more

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How can you avoid injury when playing tennis?

How can you avoid injury when playing tennis?

Stretch/Warm up.: Stretching for a few minutes and warming up , such as a light jog before you play, is the best known protocol for preventing injury. Also, when playing, use proper technique and form, so that you don't overload a particular area of your body. ...Read more

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What to do if I get tired so fast when I play football (soccer)?

What to do if I get tired so fast when I play football (soccer)?

It's all cardio: Soccer is a sport that requires superb aerobic fitness to play well as the sport entails nearly non- stop running w/ little 'break' time.Work on your aerobic ( cardio) conditioning ( start running 5-6 days a week ) and u will find that your soccer endurance will increase dramatically . If not, see your primary care physician for evaluation. Best of Luck! ...Read more