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Calories Burned During Basic Activities?

I am trying to find information on how many calories I burn doing simple things- like walking up 8 flights of stairs.

Can someone post some info if they know it? I think this is helpful information. thx.


Thu. Nov 16, 10:39am

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here are a bunch os sites that you can look through to find the information that meets your needs.

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Thursday, November 16, 2006, 10:46 AM

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I did a google search on "calories stair climbing" and found this info:
Calories Expended During Stair-climbing
Activity______________135 lb. Woman ____185 lb. Man
Stair climbing for 20 min. 130 calories ______178 calories
Stair climbing for 30 min. 194 calories ______266 calories

Here's the link to cut and paste if the link below does not work:
http://healthgate.partners.org/browsing/browseContent.asp?fileName=35342.xml&title=Exercise%20101:%20Stair-climbing

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Thursday, November 16, 2006, 10:55 AM

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I'd love to know how they work these estimates out. How do you measure energy expended?

Thursday, November 16, 2006, 11:34 AM

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Here's a scholarly article discussing methods of measuring energy expenditure:

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Thursday, November 16, 2006, 1:47 PM

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