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Doctor insights on: Running Vs Walking Same Distance Calories

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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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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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Is running on an elliptical machine better than running outside?

Is running on an elliptical machine better than running outside?

Either is fine.: They're both effective forms of physical activity and cardiovascular conditioning. How about mixing them up - run when the weather is nice and use the elliptical when the weather is inclement. ...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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Can cycling and running burn the same calories?

Can cycling and running burn the same calories?

Depends: Exercise of any type can burn calories and they are the same calories people burn more calories when they exercise more vigorously depending on how vigorously you exercise, you can burn the same number of calories running or cycling a good exercise program mixes up the types of exercise you do, and varying between cycling and running offers a variety of health benefits. Way to go! have fun. ...Read more

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Is using gym treadmills similar to walking outside.?

Is using gym treadmills similar to walking outside.?

Similar: Definitely not the same workout. Not as interesting and not as environmentally stimulating. ...Read more

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Do you burn the same amount of calories by walking/running same distance?

Do you burn the same amount of calories by walking/running same distance?

Exercise: You will burn more calories running, running you are landing on six times your weight, walking you are landing on three times your weight. Best. ...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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How many minutes of bicycling will equal to walking 1 mile?

How many minutes of bicycling will equal to walking 1 mile?

Variable: All depends on the speed and intensity of both. Find a calculator online for this and plug in the particulars : weight , speed, terrain, etc. Both are good -- why not do both ? You could diversify and alternate for maximum fun ...Read more

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Is running outside better than the treadmil to lose weight?

Is running outside better than the treadmil to lose weight?

Yes, studies show: Weight loss is greater with all other things being equal. ...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

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Is walking better than jogging or running?

Is walking better than jogging or running?

Not necessarily.: Over the course of your life, you will likely find that walking is the best! you can get your heartrate up into the aerobic range with walking or running. Plus, walking puts less impact on joints that may later need repair, i.e., knees and hips. ...Read more

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Is running on an elliptical machine better than treadmill for your knees?

Is running on an elliptical machine better than treadmill for your knees?

Yes: It is less pounding or impacts on your knees. However, some people dont like the feel of the position their legs are in during the revolutions of some elliptical machines so you may need to try different types to find the one you like. ...Read more

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Is incline walking or sprints better for fat burning?

Is incline walking or sprints better for fat burning?

Yes: Incline walking and sprints will both increase the intensity of the workouts you do. This will boost metabolism of your muscles, making them hungry for energy. Try to incorporate some type of speed workout or incline workout roughly 1-2 times a week. Overdoing it can lead to injuries. ...Read more

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Can weight lifting or power exercise better than running or brisk walk for losing weight?

Can weight lifting or power exercise better than running or brisk walk for losing weight?

Cardio Mix: The best way to lose weight is 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. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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How many calories can nordic walking burn?

How many calories can nordic walking burn?

Better than walking: According to livestrong a person who weighs 160 pounds who nordic walks can lose about 388 calories per hour. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more