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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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Swimming or running burns more calories?

Swimming or running burns more calories?

Swimming.: While running burns a lot of calories, all things being equal, swimming is considered the most effective form of cardiovascular exercise as it employs the whole body in constant muscular effort. ...Read more

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Which burns more calories biking or jogging?

Which burns more calories biking or jogging?

Probably biking: There are calculators available on the internet to help you figure out how many calories you burn with different activities based on your weight, such as this one from healthstatus: http://www.Healthstatus.Com/calculate/cbc you can directly compare activities. ...Read more

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Do I burn more calories by running or walking a mile?

Do I burn more calories by running or walking a mile?

Running slightly: Calculating calorie burn is a very complicated formula. Google calculating calorie burn and check out the formulas. The main thing is staying active. Dr l. ...Read more

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Does running in place burn calories?

Does running in place burn calories?

Yes: Depending on how much energy you use to do it, you can spend a good deal running in place. ...Read more

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Could a burn from salt and ice give a 3rd degree burn?

Could a burn from salt and ice give a 3rd degree burn?

Yes: Basically frost bite. All burns depend upon the length of exposure and the source. ...Read more

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Could adding extra weight in walking benefit burning calories?

Could adding extra weight in walking benefit burning calories?

YES: You will burn more calories by caring more wt. But the amt of increase will not be much. ...Read more

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Can you burn more calories biking or walking one mile?

Can you burn more calories biking or walking one mile?

Depends on speed: Depends on exercise intensity, terrain, weight but a bicycle is a very efficient means of transportation so it would be much harder to burn the same calories on a bike. ...Read more

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How many calories of fat vs carbs and protein can I burn during a 600 calorie burning session during biking?

How many calories of fat vs carbs and protein can I burn during a 600 calorie burning session during biking?

Burning carbs-fat-pr: Seriously, this concept is butchered by personal trainers. Consider it 100% fat. Yes, you'll burn carbs (glycogen) along with fat but you'll replace the glycogen over 24 hrs. If you don't load up on carbohydrates you'll manage to keep blood sugar and Insulin levels low. Therefore, you'll be replacing glycogen by burning more fat. Avoid sweets and starches to do this successfully. ...Read more

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How much calories can I burn from swimming about 30 minutes of slow, easy breaststroke?

How much calories can I burn from swimming about 30 minutes of slow, easy breaststroke?

Calories burned: According to my fitness pal, a 150 pound person will burn an average 340 calories in 30 minutes. ...Read more

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How many calories can bicycling 2 miles at a steady pace burn?

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How many calories can bicycling 2 miles at a steady pace burn?

Calories calculator: Use the calories burned calculator below to see how many calories you burned during your cycling. Here is the link: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calories_burned.asp?exercise=184 ...Read more

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Might holding onto to the handlebars of a treadmill burn significantly less calories?

Might holding onto to the handlebars of a treadmill burn significantly less calories?

Probably less: You may restrict your motion and decrease your load however if it helps your blance you may actually do better and faster holding on lightly. ...Read more

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Does riding a real bike and riding an stationary exercise bike burn the same number of calories?

Does riding a real bike and riding an stationary exercise bike burn the same number of calories?

Bicycling: No, there can be differences. Here is a chart that can show you the different factors & how it impacts the calories burned. http://www.nutristrategy.com/caloriesburnedcycling.htm. As you check the comparisons, the calories burned were higher with a bicycle (compared to a stationary bike) with other things being equal. ...Read more

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Can running burn more calories than walking?

Can running burn more calories than walking?

Run vs. walk: Running does burn more calories walking most of the time. Now if you are walking at 12 minutes per miles and running at 30 minutes per mile you might burn more calories walking. You should start at a comfortable range and give your self credit for any exercise. ...Read more

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Do I burn more calories by running or walking a mile?

Running slightly: Calculating calorie burn is a very complicated formula. Google calculating calorie burn and check out the formulas. The main thing is staying active. Dr l. ...Read more