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Doctor insights on: Which Burns More Fat Exercise Bike Or Elliptical

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...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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Can swimming burn more fat than rowing?

Can swimming burn more fat than rowing?

Intensity: Both have the potential of very high caloric consumption due to using 4 limbs but it still comes down to if you work hard or not. Rowing has a higher potential except butterfly stroke which really puts the burn on. ...Read more

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Indoor cycling vs elliptical which one burns more fat?

Indoor cycling vs elliptical which one burns more fat?

Niether: With regard to weight loss it depends on resistance applied and the intensity of exercise how many calories are burned. ...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 fat, walking or running ?

Which burns more fat, walking or running ?

Aerobics: It depends on how far/fast/frequently you walk or run. A short walk will not burn as much energy as a sprint. A sprint will not burn as much energy as a march. ...Read more

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How can walking burn more fat than running?

How can walking burn more fat than running?

Running vs walking: Walking and running can improve energy, decrease blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels, decrease your risk of disease and make you feel better emotionally. Running is more vigorous exercise so you'll burn more fat. However, running is a high-impact sport and may be hard on your joints. ...Read more

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Does bicycling burn more fat than running?

Does bicycling burn more fat than running?

More calories!: Cyclists have better VO-2 max than runners 9distance). The two best are rowers and cross country skiers! ...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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Exercise bike or treadmill for fat loss all over?

Exercise bike or treadmill for fat loss all over?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same ex or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up w/ walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...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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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