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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 sit ups does it take to burn 100 calories?

How many sit ups does it take to burn 100 calories?

Variable.: According to fitness partner a 150-lb. Person burns around 9 calories/ minute doing sit-ups. Doing 100 sit-ups will burn about 15 to 30 calories. So i think the math would figure out to around 330 to 700 sit ups depending on gender, weight, intensity etc. ...Read more

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How many bicycle crunches does it take to burn 1 calorie for a 100lb 27 year old female,?

How many bicycle crunches does it take to burn 1 calorie for a 100lb 27 year old female,?

Why focus on calorie: when this is only a physics measurement for amount of energy to warm water in a calorimeter? Additionally, any figures published are only estimations, not definitive. If your goal is weight loss, Google LCHF & study: http://www.dietdoctor.com/lose-weight-by-achieving-optimal-ketosis for better guidance. ...Read more

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How many calories do yo have to burn to lose one pound?

How many calories do yo have to burn to lose one pound?

~3500: The average person probably burns about 100 calories for every mile run.That means you'd have to run about 30-35 miles to drop a pound.On the other hand, eliminating one regular coke a day for a year will help you lose 15 lbs.Although exercising is important, cleaning up the diet is a quicker way to lose weight.Often we focus to much on increasing the exercise when we should focus more on the diet. ...Read more

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How many calories do I need to burn to lose just one pound?

How many calories do I need to burn to lose just one pound?

3500 calories: You have to cut down 3500 calories in your diet to loose one pound if you cut down 500 calories per day, you will loose 1 pound in on week, and approx 4 lbs in a month. ...Read more

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How many calories would 1 minute of a wall sit burn for a 102 pound female?

How many calories would 1 minute of a wall sit burn for a 102 pound female?

In the range of: 8-10 calories per minute is what's reported in the literature(and there is limited data for a movement like this). ...Read more

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What amount of calories should I eat and burn a day to lose 2 pounds a week?

What amount of calories should I eat and burn a day to lose 2 pounds a week?

1000 cal/day deficit: You need to consume 1000 calories less per day than you burn to lose 2 pounds/week. ...Read more