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Calories Burned While On A Balance Board
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
Varies!: Male vs female. Body size. Child vs adult. And very important: the amount of muscle mass you already have. Someone lean and strong equaling in weight someone obese will burn more calories at rest. For most people it is 1700-2200kcal/day. This does not factor in normal sporting activities! ...Read more
It should give you: a rough estimate of calories burned.Get a more detailed answer ›
How accurate are exercise machines in terms of calculating the calories you have burned if you input your weight and age?
Reasonably accurate: The machines are reasonably accurate.Get a more detailed answer ›
I currently cannot run, swim or do any aerobic activity. Are there other ways to burn fat or a significant amount of calories to lose weight?
Around 516: There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn with different activities based on your weight and how long you do the activity, such as this one from healthstatus: http://www.Healthstatus.Com/calculate/cbc if you plug in your numbers, you get 516 calories burned. ...Read more
On average how many calories does your body burn a day just by doing the basic daily activities without exercise? 5"1 20yo female, 114lbs.
About 2000-2500/: day. As U R small, I would say closer to 2000. U will know if to high or to by changes in Ur weight. ...Read more
From 500 - 750: Bikram yoga burns about 3 time as much as hatha; and total calories burned depend on bodyweight - the heavier the individual, the higher ther calorie burn. Bikram is more aerobic in its activity than hatha, contributing to the burn. However, running at 6mph burns twice the calories of bikram in the same time period. ...Read more
Several calculators: There are several calculators that help you with the calories burned. See one below: http://www.Shapesense.Com/fitness-exercise/calculators/heart-rate-based-calorie-burn-calculator.Aspx most heart rate monitors give you a better evaluation of calories burned as they calculate the sum of the instantaneous calories burned over the exercise period from your weight, age etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the best exercises for weight loss and burning fat? Would an elliptical machine be good for these purposes? What kind of program?
Aerobic + weight: A combo of aerobic (cardiovascular) +weight bearing (build muscles) exercises along with proper/balanced diet is probably the best, but some is better than nothing. In the US, the trouble is that we have too much..sodas, juices, pizza, donuts, brownies, cookies, truffles, ice cream, lattes, beers/liquor, and the evil of chips... So, be sensible. Stay healthy. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A fair number: The more you weigh, the more calories you will burn. If a 100-lb. Woman uses the stair climber for 30 minutes, she will burn about 159 calories. If a 200-lb. Woman uses the stair climber for the same length of time, she will burn 318 calories. Themore pedal resistance you use the slower your stepping rate. ...Read more
For weight lifting and aerobic exercise, what type of doctor is an expert? Can personal trainers be trusted for questions on these subjects? Opinions vary about the benefits of off days, overloading muscles, and overtraining thresholds.
A sports medicine : Doc or physiatrist is probably the best resource. Trainers are unfortunately variably trained and can injure as many as they help. There are some awesome trainers out there but do your due diligence and reasearch their training. ...Read more
Bicycling: That depends on your weight, the type of bike, the incline. Check this site to do the calculation: http://www.Nutristrategy.Com/caloriesburnedcycling.Htm. ...Read more
What are quick calorie burning exercises? And, for how long should a 101 pound person do that exercise to burn 25-50 calories?
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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