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Calories Burned Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calories Burned.

11 Sizzling Summer Calorie-Burners

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who lounge poolside sipping margaritas, and those who jog from the volleyball court to cannonball into the water. Here at SparkPeople, we encourage you to be in the latter group. With sunshine and bl...  Read more

Busting the Top 4 Cardio Machine Myths

Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal...  Read more

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

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

Listen to Your Heart Rate Monitor

Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror...  Read more

VIDEO: How to Use SparkPeople's Fitness Tracker

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) In this video, Coach Nicole explains how to use your Fitness Tracker.  Learn how to find your free, customized Exercise Tracker and Workout plans, track your fitness minutes on the s...  Read more

Still trying to figure out calculating calories. I
Updated 2/13/2016 2:52:26 AM

Still trying to figure out calculating calories. Is it bad that I am not eating 1,200 calories a day??...  Read more

Think about alternate day diets, do a 500 calorie

Think about alternate day diets, do a 500 calorie day and then a 2000 calorie day. It works great for so many reasons. Also after a time 2 to 3 weeks of this ir activates an ancient gene that helps control weight and general health. Once I discove...  Read more

How am I supposed to eat 1200 calories without sta
Updated 2/13/2016 2:51:53 AM

How am I supposed to eat 1200 calories without starving myself. Any ideas on how I can split it out throughout the day?...  Read more

Blew my calorie count tonight. Did great all day..
Updated 2/13/2016 2:37:39 AM

Blew my calorie count tonight. Did great all day... Had a kids bday party and said no to the pizza and cake. BUT then dinner rolled around YIKES!! (I love sushi..too much!!) Can't let one meal derail me...Back at it tomorrow....  Read more

How many calories is everyone taking in. I have a
Updated 2/13/2016 12:28:29 AM

How many calories is everyone taking in. I have a goal of 1200-1600 per day. I usually end up averaging 1100. Not wanting to add food if I'm not hungry for it. Protein at each meal I do have my protein shakes I can add. Wish I could find a yummy one...  Read more


Try increasing the elevation while maintaining you speed - really kicks up the calorie burn...  Read more

Give and take

If you cheat on a treat - you owe yourself a cardio calorie burning session to equal the treat calories....  Read more

Teachers Learning to Lose! (TLL)

Teachers Learning To Lose (TLL) Formula: You "+" Exercise "-" extra fat "X" positive attitude "÷" calories = a healthier, happier teacher! ...  Read more

You Asked: How Many Calories Does Strength Training Burn?

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

How many calories are you really burning with that video workout?

Do you ever wonder how accurate the numbers you get from exercise machines or on-line trackers are when it comes to calories burned during exercise?You probably should, because chances are they aren’t very accurate--especially for some of the newer f...  Read more

Treadmill calories burned VS Sparkpeople calories burned

There is a big difference between the two. On Saturday I go to our apartment gym. They have a brand new PreCore treadmill which allows me to program in my age, weight, speed and time. It's a pretty impressive machine, and at the end of my run it g...  Read more

Spark calories burned vs. Precor calories burned

So... I had another great elliptical workout today - 65 minutes averaging 12 resistance, 155 HR and a total of 750+ calories burned over 7 miles (including 2 hills). I felt SO GOOD after the workout I think I probably could have gone for another hou...  Read more