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Burning Off A Pound
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
That depends on rate: of loss. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more
Think 9-15 months: Safe, sustained wt loss in assoc. W/some activity pgm, usually produces 1-2 lbs/wk wt loss (some start faster, but safe, lifestyle & diet change based pgm. Is usually 1-2/wk). So figure 50-ish weeks. You might pick up pace as lose & can be more active, or have plateaus. Should discuss w/your dr ideally for this big of a planned change. Definitely worth the effort, go for it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That is variable: The person may have a reduced metabolic rate from starvation & thus may lose more slowly then anticipated. ...Read more
How many times should I jump in a day to burn a certain amount of calories? Is it good to do in this way to burn calories?
10 Calories a Minute: Rope skipping can burn twice as many calories as jogging, and anywhere from 600 to 1,000 calories an hour (depending on your weight and the speed and intensity at which you're jumping). That means you'll burn, at minimum, 10 calories for every minute you can jump. If you like jumping, its a good exercise. Other ones just as good are using an elliptical trainer or jogging on an elevated treadmill. ...Read more
It's on everage 1800: Energy required for normal function of human body is roughly equal to 1400-2500 cal/day. It depends on many factors including age, gender, level of your activity. Daily tasks that we are usually involved in are not design to burn much calories. The real utilization of reserve energy starts with heart rate going up to resume the task. ...Read more
3500 calories per lb: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
Cardio Mix: This varies from person to person. If you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), 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 walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more
My weight is 148. How many calories I have to take every day to lose weight. How much I have to burn calories per day.
9 calories: That depends on what type of physical activity you are doing and how long it takes you burn off 9 calories. ...Read more
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