How many calories burned in a day? That depends. Are you playing ping pong or shoveling snow? Read on, it's all here.
Are you wondering what exercise will burn off that 400 calorie hamburger you just splurged on? What about an hour of an hour of zumba (more than enough) or 2 hours of golf?
The easiest one by far will be spending the rest of your lunch hour walking back to the office - take the longest route possible! You will have to walk your dog for another half hour when you get home if you want to zero out that burger.
Calories burned walking:
4 calories a minute for slow walking
7 calories burned for brisk walking
10 calories burned power walking/jogging
1 hour of brisk walking = 420 calories burned
Calories burned running:
10 calories a minute
1 hour of running = 600 calories burned
Live near a gym? You may prefer getting in shape swimming laps or taking an aerobics swimming class.
Water aerobics offers many benefits including no impact on your bones, painless movement and the force of the water giving you enough resistance to do some good!
Calories burned swimming:
10 calories a minute-strenuous strokes
1/2 hour of lap swimming = 300 calories burned
What about parking your car and riding your bike to work? Many cities are becoming more bike friendly to get people out of their cars. Bike riding over public transportation is investing in your health!
Calories burned cycling:
4 calories a minute light cycling
7 calories a minute moderate cycling
10 calories a minute vigorous cycling
1 hour of bicycle riding = 600 calories burned
What else can you do to be active, burn calories, make new friends, learn a new skill and add more adventure to your life?
How many calories used for:
4 calories a minute and 240 calories in an hour
|ice skating||acquarobics||skate boarding||line/square dancing|
7 calories a minute 420 calories in an hour
|light weight training||light tennis||moderate raquetball|
|aerobics||football grid iron||basketball||baseball|
|walking downstairs||downhill snow skiing||shoveling snow||ballroom dancing|
10 calories a minute 600 calories in an hour
|weight training||wrestling||advanced judo||advanced racquetball|
|Tae bo||kick boxing||football||climbing upstairs|
|skipping||cross country skiing||advanced acquaerobics||dancing/Zumba|
Life is too short to not take up dancing, or...! If you want a lifetime of fat loss AND more fun than you’ve ever had in your life then get serious about line dancing, yoga, baseball, gardening...get moving!
If you decide to take up the easiest exercise of all check out the articles below for more ideas about how you can lose fat permanently.
A pedometer can motivate you to keep on increasing those calories burned every single day by counting steps, miles and calories burned!
Absolutely you can lose weight walking and lower cholesterol, decrease triglycerides and increase your insulin sensitivity!
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