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Doctor insights on: Calories Burned While Being Sedentary

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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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How many calories do I burn in a day?

How many calories do I burn in a day?

Caloriecount. Com: Go to www. Caloriecount. Com, open a free account, answer a few questions about your age, height, weight, and activity and it will calculate your caloric requirements for you and even help you devise a plan to reach your goal. It's a good site and completely free and safe. ...Read more

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I weigh 218 pounds. How many calories do I burn doing cardio (kickboxing, strength training, burpees, sit ups, jumping jacks), etc 40 to 60 minutes a day?

I weigh 218 pounds. How many calories do I burn doing cardio (kickboxing, strength training, burpees, sit ups, jumping jacks), etc 40 to 60 minutes a day?

Handbooks: There are some small handbooks available that can give you a basic reference on how many calories you burn with these exercises, as well as breakdown in most foods. Small, portable, and worth the money. Do a search on amazon. ...Read more

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How many calories should I burn a day if im eating 1800 calories a day?

How many calories should I burn a day if im eating 1800 calories a day?

More information: Goal gain loose or maintain height weight gender. With the above information could approach reasonable answer. Could also add life style sedentary modest exercise or more.. ...Read more

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What amount of calories should I burn a day to maintain a healthy weight?

What amount of calories should I burn a day to maintain a healthy weight?

Create a balance: We must attain an energy balance between intake and output of calories. If you are physically very active you may need about 1800-2, 000 calories. If you have a desk job and more sedentary life style, then 1500 calories might be adequate. Your weight is a good guide to adjust your intake to your target goal for a healthy weight. Exercise provides another avenue to burn of extra calories in case.. ...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 we burn throughout the day by just doing nothing?

How many calories do we burn throughout the day by just doing nothing?

Basal metabolic rate: ..., or bmr, is the amount of energy expended at rest. There are various equations (e.g., harris-benedict) that can guide you to an estimated BMR for particular individuals, based on weight, height, age, and gender. Google it or look it up on wikipedia. ...Read more

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How many calories you burn a day?

How many calories you burn a day?

Variable: It depends on you size/ weight; activity level; amount of muscle etc. ...Read more

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How many calories to you burn in a day?

How many calories to you burn in a day?

Too many variables: Too many variables to be precise. If your weight is stable then as many as you take in. ...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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What to do to burn calories throughout the day?

What to do to burn calories throughout the day?

Move around, stay ac: Our body needs to be kept in motion as much as possible. So walk and do so briskly every chance you get whether you are at home or at work. Sitting in one place for more than one hour is unhealthy. So keep your body in motion as much as you can.. If you walk in the shoping areas, park farther away and walk to work and go up steps instead of riding elevators, you will burn calories. ...Read more

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What should someone do to burn 1000 calories a day?

What should someone do to burn 1000 calories a day?

Burning calories.: Many ways. You can mix & match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determined calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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What are some easy ways to burn 100 calories each day?

What are some easy ways to burn 100 calories each day?

Walk: How about making a serious commitment to walk one mile every day
it's not too much but it's a good start
also the key to exercise is to be consistent. ...Read more

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If I eat 1200 calories a day how many should I try to burn?

Let your weight dict: Your weight is good guide. If your weight is normal and stable then keep doing what you normally do. Most people will lose weight on 1200 calories. But if you want to do some regular exercise (which you should do as it is good for your health), then you may need to eat a bit more unless you are overweight. ...Read more

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Can your BMR a guaranteed number of calories you burn a day?

Simply complicated: BMR is the minimum number of calories needed simply to exist. It includes basic respiration, metabolism, etc. Merely to live. However, humans, walk, talk, digest, type, and this adds additional caloric requirements to what we need. Because these calculations are very inexact, the BMR is usually used to assure a rough baseline from which to start looking at what we need to do what we need to do. ...Read more

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What amount weight will I lose if I burn 500 calories a day?

What amount weight will I lose if I burn 500 calories a day?

3500 calories is 1lb: 500 calories is very low, and if prescribed by a physician can be used for a short time. Pounds are lost by losing 3500 calories.
So in a day if you eat 500 calories and your body burns 1500 calories through exercise and basal metabolism, you lose 1000 calories a day. Takes 3.5 days to lose 1 pound. So it depends on the calories your body burns. Varies by metabolism and exercise. ...Read more