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Calories Burned On A Stairmaster
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
10 min isn't sprint: Consider that the world record for a 2 mile run is just under 8 minutes (7:58.61) 10 min at that pace would get 21/2 miles. A frequently stated number for running is 100 calories/mile but factors like speed, body weight etc. Aren't figured into this. So running a pace of 4 minute miles for 10 minutes would burn far more than 250 calories. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are quick calorie burning exercises? And, for how long should a 101 pound person do that exercise to burn 25-50 calories?
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
>190 at 3 mph: When looking for information, i found a range of estimates. The actual number depends on body weight and intensity of exertion. One of the best lists of calories burned for common activities can be found on the cdc site http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthyweight/physical_activity/index.Html. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on how intensely a person exercises and how long the exercise session lasts. Exercising vigorously, with heart rate at 80% of maximum, will give a good workout. High-intensity interval training also burns calories. But if you're not exercising regularly, work up to this kind of workout gradually. Especially if there are chronic medical conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Of course; not ≠ Wt.: Calories are a unit of energy, measured in a calorimeter by heating a known amount of water a specific amount. As a unit of energy, calories do not have any mass, thus do not register on a scale of body wt or any other wt. scale. If you are concerned with body weight, this is an issue of (a) mass (food) taken in & retained versus (b) mass of food removed from body; and (c) the diff. within body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, no, and maybe: The whole point of trying to lose weight is to burn too many calories. However, if one is chronically ill (such as with cancer or aids), his body can burn too many calories and he will lose weight and be too skinny (called "cachetic"). Also, if one is too thin already, and exercises excessively, he is burning too many calories. ...Read more
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
Depends: It depends on what your goals are. If you are already at ideal weight, you should burn off slightly less than the total calories consumed. If you are overweight, then burn more and vice versa. In general, every calorie you burn in the gym will allow you to take in somewhat more calories. Monitor your progress and you will find your own path. I am sure there will be many other opinions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low carb/exercise : Follow a low carb ketogenic diet. No starch or sugar. For exercise do a combination of cardio in short spurts along with weights for a period of 45 minutes. This significantly increases your metabolism and can be done anywhere including your home. What you want is heartrate variability meaning for it to go up and down during your exercise rather than it being stable so u can burn more fat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can be a lot: It depends on your intensity. You can easily burn 400-600 calories an hour bik ...Read more
Activities that...: Inrease your heart rate the most. Since muscular fatigue is a limiting factor as well, the more muscles engaged in sporting activities seem less strenuous that they really are. These would include rowing a cross country skiing, an eliptical trainer, schwinn air dyne, etc. But resistance activities have "hidden" burn, since your muscular growth will consume caslories after exercise. ...Read more
Yes: Calories burned depends on athletic you are. ...Read more
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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