Top
20
Doctor insights on: Does Wearing A Sweatshirt While Running Burn More Calories

Share
1

1
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

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


5

5
Which activity is technically better: swimming or running? I've heard swimming doesn't stress joints too much and burns more calories.

Which activity is technically better: swimming or running? I've heard swimming doesn't stress joints too much and burns more calories.

Both have positives: Swimming is less stressful on the joints, and does burn more calories in general, but is not as accessible as running for most people. Different muscle groups are utilized in the activities, and a balanced physical fitness program incorporates lots of different activities. Variety is good. ...Read more

6

6
If i start eating healthy and wearing a waist trimmer that makes you sweat more while exercising will i lose water weight and fat or water weight only?

If i start eating healthy and wearing a waist trimmer that makes you sweat more while exercising will i lose water weight and fat or water weight only?

Most waist trimmer: belts are made of a rubber substance (Neoprene) and promote sweating where applied.Yes, there is more sweating/loss of water, but the amount is small and does not contribute significantly to weight loss. Your healthy eating plan, especially if you have a modest calorie deficit each day, is much more likely to result in weight loss including fat, water, and hopefully not too much protein. Stay well ...Read more

7

7
Does walking at normal speed (a little faster than strolling) helps lose calories? Or does only brisk walking burns calories?

Does walking at normal speed (a little faster than strolling) helps lose calories? Or does only brisk walking burns calories?

Burn baby burn...: All activity your body performs burns calories. Even thinking about burning calories, burns calories. It's just that some activities burn more than others. ...Read more

8

8
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

9

9
Could i burn more calories dancing if i used dumbbells?

Could i burn more calories dancing if i used dumbbells?

You might: The use of dumbbells during dancing could increase your caloric expenditure, but perhaps at the expense of risking injuries. ...Read more

11

11
How many calories does one burn if swimming for 2 hours, and does swimming build muscle or just tone it?

How many calories does one burn if swimming for 2 hours, and does swimming build muscle or just tone it?

Calories & exercise: It is impossible to answer your question accurately. The amount of calories burned in an activity just has too many possible variables. But, swimming is an excellent exercise for mind, body, and spirit. Keep it up. ...Read more

12

12
If you wear sweatpants while running, can it help loose weight?

Sweating: Comfortable workout gear works better than uncomfortable. There was a fad in the 70s for a while to wear pants that made you sweat more, but the best results are obtained if you enjoy your workouts. You will lose more weight through perseverance, not by sweating more. Wear clothing that breathes; dress adequately in cold weather and comfortably in hot. ...Read more

13

13
Can wearing a sweat suit ( sauna suit) actually help you burn more calories?

Can wearing a sweat suit ( sauna suit) actually help you burn more calories?

Only a few: You will loose more weight due to water loss but this only lasts until you rehydrate. There is a little increase in caloric consumption but not enough to help and not enough to risk dehydration and sun stroke. ...Read more

14

14
Is core rhythm workout good for burning calories? I workout 40 minutes a day and i sweat a lot..? Any more suggestions for burning calories?

Is core rhythm workout good for burning calories? I workout 40 minutes a day and i sweat a lot..? Any more suggestions for burning calories?

Too many calories. : The most important thing to remember about weight loss is that it is almost completely dependent on the number of calories you consume. 40 minutes of exercise will burn about 150-200 calories. A cookie has about 200 calories in it. You can see that no amount of exercise will compensate for the amount of calories we can consume. Lower your calories and use exercise to raise metabolic rate. ...Read more

17

17
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

18

18
If I walk 70 min per day back and forth from work (35 min each way) will it help lose weight (along with dieting) Even if I'm not walking very fast?

If I walk 70 min per day back and forth from work (35 min each way) will it help lose weight (along with dieting)  Even if I'm not walking very fast?

Great start: Walking to and from work is a great way to start to exercise. Start by walking at comfortable pace. You can increase your speed as tolerated. Walking will help to lose weight along with portion and calorie control. Consider using a wearable that can keep track of your steps. Aim first for 10,000 steps/day. Best wishes on your weight loss journey! ...Read more