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Calories Burned Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calories Burned.

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

9 Strategies to Burn More Calories During Exercise

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

calories don't match
Updated 7/4/2014 9:15:34 PM

My runkeeper says I burned 414 calories walking 2.16 miles in 40 minutes spark people says 185 in tracker but 204 if I Google it, I do think 414 is to high but it's confusing...  Read more

Fat burning without running, walking or jumping?
Updated 7/5/2014 3:00:11 PM

I love my eliptical machine dearly, but I have ankle problems during summer. Sometimes I swim just to do some cardio, but I can do it once a week due to work. Does anyone know how to exercise without taxing feet too much? Can it be some pilates,...  Read more

Gladly burning the fat bridge
Updated 7/3/2014 9:25:20 PM

I have, in the past, kept some of my larger sized clothes. This week I decided to just get rid of anything that is too big. Now I can't go back to the larger size. I'm so cheap that I am sure this strategy will work. What things have you done to ensu...  Read more

Calories don't count on holiday weekends, right?
Updated 7/7/2014 8:02:01 AM

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Calories?
Updated 7/10/2014 4:31:39 PM

I am having a hard time knowing how many calories I'm supposed to have at certain parts of the day. Like right now for me it's 1 and I've only had 190 calories. I know that's really low. I don't know how many calories I'm supposed to have by now. How...  Read more

Treadmill

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