Elliptical vs Treadmill: Which Burns more Calories? by Fred Waters
... This would suggest that an elliptical trainer would burn more calories, but there is no denying that running also efficiently burns calories. So which machine should you purchase? If your joints are suffering from strain or just old age, and if you would like to exercise your upper body, the elliptical trainer is a good choice. For walkers, joggers or runners you can’t go wrong with a treadmill. In either case, to burn calories you need to exert yourself.
How to Burn Fat by Jeff Baker
... Calculating all of the total calories your body uses after a good walk is impossible to do but it is certainly more than the number listed on any treadmill, so don't lose heart if you only burn fifty more calories during your workout than you would have watching TV. The actual amount of calories that you burned and the total benefits you have given your body cannot be shown by any one number. How hard should you be breathing then? The general advise you will hear is that if you cannot hold ...
Exercising Prevents Heart Problems by Alan Rosca
... If a person weights less, it burns fewer calories but if it weights more, it burns more calories: - Bicycling six mph – 240 cals/hr - Jogging 5 mph – 740 cals/hr - Jumping rope – 750 cals/hr - Running – 650 cals/hr - Swimming twenty-five yds/min – 275 cals/hr - Tennis – 400 cals/hr - Walking three mph – 320 cals/hr Physical inactivity is a risk factor for coronary heart disease along with high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes, smoking, or high blood cholesterol.
Weight Loss: FAQ by Adam Waxler
... My answer to this is simple…any diet that provides all the nutrition that you need for health, and in addition, provides fewer calories than your body burns. While this may not be the answer you wanted to hear, the fact is there is no one weight loss program that is best for everyone, you must research the various weight loss plans and find the one that is best for you. Just make sure your diet is a healthy diet. 2. How much should I weigh? Your doctor can answer that question most accurately.
A Foolproof Fat Loss Diet That Will Work For Everybody by Rusty Moore
... You Need To Know How Many Calories You Burn to Set Up Your Fat Loss DietYour Basic Metabolic Rate, or BMR, is how many calories you burn each day just by being alive. This doesn't include calories burned by activities. A rough estimate of BMR is simply your body weight multiplied by 10. Knowing this number is crucial in setting up a great fat loss diet. If you want to know a much more accurate number do a Google search for "BMR calculator". How Many Calories to Consume on Your Fat Loss Diet.
Burn Carbs Doing Housework and Chores by Patricia Zelkovsky
... Using one of the many calorie calculators that are available free online can help you determine exactly how many calories you personally will burn doing a particular activity. For a person who weighs 160 pounds, participating in any of the following activities for thirty minutes will cause the following expenditures in calories Chopping and splitting wood 288 calories Cooking dinner 96 calories Digging in the garden 240 calories Dusting 120 calories Grocery shopping 190 calories ...
Gaining Weight After Quitting Smoking? by Alan Rosca
... A reason for that might be the fact that the body burns calories faster while smoking and returns to its normal calorie burning rate after quitting. That is not the only reason. People may feel hungrier than usual during that period and eat more high-fat snacks or drink more alcohol, but this feeling usually disappears after a while. No doubt, quitting smoking brings only rewards: whiter teeth, a clearer voice, fresher breath, a healthier-looking skin, and more energy.
Using Calories For Weight Loss by Gary Matthews
... To lose weight your calorie intake must be lower than the calories you burn. In order to lose one pound of fat per week, you must reduce your weekly calorie intake by 3,500 calories, which works out at five hundred calories per day. This can be done by reducing your calories by 500 or combining a diet with physical activity. The bottom line is to balance your caloric intake with the amount of calories that you are burning, that's the secret to successful dieting and weight maintenance.