Take a tour
invite your friends
- Select Menu -
Invite your friends
Calories Burned-The Truth?
Ok, everyone says it takes a lot of exercise to burn calories. Well, I went on Prevention.com and it says if I walk 4 mph for 30 minutes I burn close to if not over 200 calories(i don't remember the exact number) What is the true amount you burn? Because if this is accurate I can walk for an hour and a half and go eat a cake! lol
Mon. Mar 3, 4:24pm
It depends on your weight, but yes, walking can burn between 4-7 calories per minute. A larger person burns more calories than a smaller one.
Also, you may want to rethink a "whole" cake... 600 calories is more like one piece, depending on the cake.
Monday, March 03, 2008, 4:41 PM
...and here I think 'geez, I can eat a snickers bar in 1 minute, but it takes more than 30 minutes of exercise to burn it off - I can't imagine how much exercise it would take to burn off a piece of cheesecake' - it's all a matter of perspective :-)
Monday, March 03, 2008, 5:29 PM
A person will, on average, burn around 100 cals by walking or running a mile. Depending on your size/stride length, weight, etc., that figure isn't exact, but it's an approximate.
So yes, walking 4mph for half an hour will burn around 200 calories (it's about 2 miles). That's a pretty fast walking pace to maintain for an hour and a half! Or, if it's not, then you must have really long legs, in which case you probably burn a little less per mile than someone with a shorter stride.
Tuesday, March 04, 2008, 11:24 AM
How To Lose Weight- The Basics
Weight Watchers Points System
The Fat Smash Diet
The Eat To Live Diet
The Beck Diet Solution
How To Get The Motivation To Lose Weight
How To Be Successful Using PEERtrainer
How To Burn Fat
Online Weight Loss Support- How It Works
Does Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Tips On Using PEERtrainer
Visit The PEERtrainer Community
Diet and Fitness Resources
Weight Watchers Meetings
Learning To Inspire Others: You Already Are
Writing Down Your Daily Workouts
Spending Money On A Personal Trainer?
How I Became A Marathon Runner
How To Prevent Injuries During Your Workout
Flu Season: Should You Take The Flu Shot?
Are You Really Ready To Start PEERtrainer?
Super Foods That Can Boost Your Energy
Reversing Disease Through Nutrition
New Diet and Fitness Articles:
Weight Watchers Points Plus
How To Adjust Your Body To Exercise
New: Weight Watchers Momentum Program
New: PEERtrainer Blog Archive
Review Of The New Weight Watchers Momentum Program
Weight Loss Motivation by Joshua Wayne:
Why Simple Goal Setting Is Not Enough
How To Delay Short Term Gratification
How To Stay Motivated
How To Exercise With A Busy Schedule
Real World Nutrition and Fitness Questions
Can Weight Lifting Help You Lose Weight?
Are Protein Drinks Safe?
Nutrition As Medicine?
Everyday Weight Loss Tips
How To Eat Healthy At A Party
How To Eat Out And Still Lose Weight
The Three Bite Rule
Tips On How To Stop A Binge
Introducing The PEERtrainer Cheat System
How To Speed Up Weight Loss
How To Get Motivation To Lose Weight
Weight Watchers: The New Science!
3 Myths About Weight Loss With JJ Virgin
Related Article :
New PEERtrainer Articles :
Why Green Tea Helps You Lose Weight
How To Lose A Lot Of Weight, Fast
5 Things You Must Know Before Doing A Cleanse
New: How To Build Muscle
What Is The Best Kind Of Protein Powder?
The Master Cleanse
Will Removing Gluten From Your Diet Help You Lose Weight?
How To Obliterate Your Limitations
How To Get The Motivation To Exercise
How To Stop Feeling Tired
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Super Immunity Diet
The PEERtrainer Diet
Is Portion Control Keeping You Fat?
The Ultimate Guide To Dietary Fiber
P90X? Do Burst Training Instead
Weight Watchers Points Changes For 2012
Can Diet Soda Cause You To GAIN Weight?