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Do isometric exercise burn calories?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Not a lot

Exercise is burning.
it uses oxygen. See if your breathing rate goes up with it. Personally weight lifting yes, and isometric hardly at all.

In brief: Not a lot

Exercise is burning.
it uses oxygen. See if your breathing rate goes up with it. Personally weight lifting yes, and isometric hardly at all.
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Dr. Matt Wachsman
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Dr. Scott Slattery
Sports Medicine

In brief: Yes

Anything you do requiring contraction of muscle requires energy and therefore burns calories.

In brief: Yes

Anything you do requiring contraction of muscle requires energy and therefore burns calories.
Dr. Scott Slattery
Dr. Scott Slattery
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