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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

Question about exercise and increased calories
Updated 11/23/2015 12:24:39 PM

I finally got used to eating less calories (1730) since I have now lost 52#. However, I have greatly increased my exercise. My exercise is "speed" walking (as fast as I can do I input my exercise and my Garmin also adds daily activity of...  Read more

New plan: I want a cookie. Ok how many calories
Updated 11/20/2015 8:19:23 AM

New plan: I want a cookie. Ok how many calories is that? I have to jog how long to earn this cookie? Maybe I don't need this cookie. Before I allow myself junk food, I make sure and burn the calories FIRST! Slows down my inclinations to munch....  Read more

Starting my 12 weeks 3500 calories diet wish me lu
Updated 11/20/2015 5:53:14 AM

Starting my 12 weeks 3500 calories diet wish me luck ??...  Read more

Well, ive got the calories left over, and Im going
Updated 11/20/2015 1:16:07 AM

Well, ive got the calories left over, and Im going to I decided I would reward myself with an energy drink! :) Not sure if I want to drink it now that Ive bought it. Lol...  Read more

Went way over calories today, but Im not going to
Updated 11/20/2015 3:34:54 AM

Went way over calories today, but Im not going to let it stress me or stop me from reaching my goal. This is just a wake up call for me to do better!...  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