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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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Calories burned, is it all voodoo? HR monitor, Elliptical, and online calculators differ by up to 50%. Is one more accurate? I'm 250 lbs, FFM 180 lbs

Calories burned, is it all voodoo? HR monitor, Elliptical, and online calculators differ by up to 50%. Is one more accurate? I'm 250 lbs, FFM 180 lbs

Beware the machines: While exercise machines attempt to alert users of calories burned and wattage acheived, the reality is unless in a sport medicine clinic, you probably are not getting accurate results. I am a strong proponent of regular exercise, and then increasing intensity and duration as tolerated. However, it is what you put in your body that is going to make the biggest difference to your fitness goals. ...Read more

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How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

Less calories: The important thing about the atkins diet is that you eat very little carbohydrate. As a result you eat more fat. For most people, fat is more satisfying in terms of feeling full than carbs. As a result you eat fewer calories overall and lose weight. Also, when fat is burned it produces ketones. These suppress your appetite as well. The amount of calories burned depends on your activity. ...Read more

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What is the amount of calories will I burn by going on my exercise bike 2 hours a day?

What is the amount of calories will I burn by going on my exercise bike 2 hours a day?

It depends ...: On how much you weigh and how fast you spin or bike. 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
use the "bicycling" or "spinning" categories. ...Read more

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

Does riding a real bike and riding a 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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How can I exercise to burn 500 calories a day?

How can I exercise to burn 500 calories a day?

Daily activities: A good place to start would be making your daily activities more difficult — take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly burn calories without real exercise?

How can I most quickly burn calories without real exercise?

Daily activities: Make your daily activities more difficult — take the stairs, park further away, bike/ walk to work/ store, sit on a swiss ball/ at your desk and stand up every time you answer the phone, or lunge/ hop/ jump from place to place in your house. Things like these may seem small and silly, but the increased calorie burn can add up over time. Don't forget a healthy diet! ...Read more

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Top exercise to burn calories and fastest way to get in shape?

Top exercise to burn calories and fastest way to get in shape?

Cardio Mix: If you adipose tissue that you'd like to lose then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Core exercises may build muscle, but to burn fat you need to burn more than you consume and cardio is key! ...Read more

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How can your body burn calories of your exercise level is low?

How can your body burn calories of your exercise level is low?

Normal metabolism: Your body requires calories for a number of non-exercise functions. Respiration [breathing], circulating blood, even cell growth and repair constantly require energy, thus burning calories. If you add daily functions such as walking, moving, reaching, there is a constant demand for energy by your body even with low levels of exercise. ...Read more

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If I burn calories through exercise, are the calories really gone?

Yes: Yes the calories burned through exercise are permanently lost as heat. Have fun and get moving! ...Read more

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For what length of time do I have to exercise to burn 150 calories?

For what length of time do I have to exercise to burn 150 calories?

Can't give you a: Specific response because that is determined by your weight, your exertion level & the type of exercise being done. Even age and muscle mass can play a role. You can plug into an exercise calorie calculator on- line to get a rough idea. They have listings for a variety of different exercises. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to know how much to exercise to burn calories?

Is it possible for me to know how much to exercise to burn calories?

Discuss: You have a couple of options of professionals to consult. A dietician/nutritionist or personal trainers are able to provide this information. Hope this helps best of luck! ...Read more

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How to find out how many calories does a stationary cardio bike burn?

How to find out how many calories does a stationary cardio bike burn?

Depends: It depends on the speed you are peddling at and the resistance or grade you are using. Many of the newer bikes have a built in calorie burn calculator. ...Read more

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How many calories does a person typically burn in a day without exercise?

How many calories does a person typically burn in a day without exercise?

It varies somewhat: Depending on the extent of routine movements around your home/job, the number of calories burnt per day can vary between 1,000(during bed rest or Basal metabolic rate) to 1,500(which includes activities of daily living such as job and around your home. ...Read more

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How many calories does rigorous stretching and flexibility exercise burn?

How many calories does rigorous stretching and flexibility exercise burn?

230-370/hour: Depends on your weight and how rigorus the stretching is.
A char of calories per hour by activity available multiple websites:

http://www.Nutristrategy. Com/activitylist4. Htm. ...Read more

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Which is the most ultimate exercise for burning calories and losing weight?

Which is the most ultimate exercise for burning calories and losing weight?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is cardio and a balance diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Could exercise in the morning before you eat anything really burn more calories?

Depends who you ask: Don't worry so much about whether you exercise before or after you eat breakfast. For that matter, don't worry about whether to exercise in AM or PM. Important issue is just to exercise and to do so regularly. Don't get bogged down in details unless you're an elite athlete. But for most of us w/day jobs, squeeze in a few minutes here & there as often as possible, coupled w/healthy nutrition. ...Read more

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How to figure out how many calories, do you burn when you go bike riding for an hour?

How to figure out how many calories, do you burn when you go bike riding for an hour?

It depends: The number of calories you burn cycling depends on your weight and how long and how fast you bike. You can find calculators on the internet to help you out, such as this one from bicycling magazine:
http://www.Bicycling. Com/caloriemain. ...Read more

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Is it true that even after exercise ... Our body still burns calories throughout the day?

Is it true that even after exercise ... Our body still burns calories throughout the day?

Yes: Certain type of activities lead to increased caloric burning for longer periods of time, high intensity activities like weightlifting have been shown to increase metabolism for longer amounts of time ...Read more

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Is it possible to accurately measure how many calories you burn during an activity or exercise?

Is it possible to accurately measure how many calories you burn during an activity or exercise?

It depends ...: On how much you weigh, the activity you pursue, and how long you do it. 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. ...Read more

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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 you're breathing rate goes up with it. Personally weight lifting yes, and isometric hardly at all. ...Read more

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What are the ways that exercise machines calculate the amount of calories burned?

What are the ways that exercise machines calculate the amount of calories burned?

By a formula: Typically, you would punch in your gender and age at the beginning. Depending on the type of exercise, there are estimates for the amount of calories burned per minute- for example, it may be that a certain treadmill reports that at a 4% incline at 4.5mph for a 38-year old male may burn 7 calories per minute (as an example only)
this is all estimated; individual results will vary. ...Read more

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What is a good calorie burning exercise?

What is a good calorie burning exercise?

Anything that gets: You moving. Try to incorporate variety so that you don't get bored. Start with anything that you like, whether it be running, jogging, walking, swimming, jumping robe, aerobics, etc. The best type of exercise is the type that you'll consistently do! ...Read more

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What is the easiest way to burn fat? What exercise uses the most calories?

Aerobic exercise: An aerobic exercise program that works on cardiovascular conditioning [key to metabolic changes from exercise] and expends a great deal of calories will be effective with weight loss. Walking or running are the simplest. Biking / elliptical machines also work well. Maintaining muscle mass with weights is also very helpful. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more