We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b... Read more
The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice... Read more
Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart... Read more
I found it. I don't understand the calorie differential over time as well as the daily one though? I wish it just said a number like the daily one does. I am probably just confused though lol. That happens often!... Read more
Ok, I am a little confused on the calorie differential. If I have eaten 1041 calories, burned 709, how can I have a calorie differential of over 1400, especially if I have to burn 500 more than I eat?... Read more
I burn about 150 walking my son to and from school and then usually another 250-300 doing my recumbent bike for an hour a day. I used to think I burned WAY more because I went by what Spark said I was burning but then I tracked it with a HR monitor..... Read more
For every 25 grams of carbohydrates you eat, you burn 5 calories. For every 11 grams of fat you eat, you burn 5 calories. You burn 1 calorie for every gram of protein you eat. Sparkpeople does not factor in this when it calculates how many calories y... Read more
If you are concerned about how many calories you burn during strength training, chances are that you are actively trying to lose weight (or might want to ensure you are eating enough to support strength training without losing additional weight). Alt... Read more
It's no secret that I'm not a huge fan of the treadmill. I love to run, hike and even walk with my pup, but I do it all outdoors all year round. Rain, snow, wind, heat—almost nothing can keep me from my outdoor workouts. For me, a tread... Read more
First, this chart did get cut-off so you need to add 7,6, 2, & 1.
Second, I was surprised to learn we can burn 300 Calories in 8 Minutes!
Third, ugh, I hate 3 of the 5 exercises listed. One I loathe, ha ha.
What can I substitute for push-ups?... Read more
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