I think that walking will burn more calories. The problem with leisurely biking is that you rest too much (i.e. you don't pedal when you go downhill). If you want a good biking workout, you have to change the speeds constantly and you have to constantly be pedaling. When you walk at a moderate pace, it will probably still take you longer to reach your distance than the bike would. Therefore, you are sweating for a longer period and burning more calories.
Edited by: KSWEETSHINE142 at: 8/1/2008 (13:41)
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2,289 7/31/08 11:35 P
hmm, I think if you're doing them for the same amount of TIME biking does, but if it's the same DISTANCE then it's walking.
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i am sure that walking burns way more calories, if you go the same distance because when you rider a bike it takes a few minutes. if you were to walk it takes longer to go the same distance, so you burn more.
umm i think that biking does more.. not just by burning calories but biking also really helps to tone your thighs. =]
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7/24/08 11:47 P
it depends on the distance. if your doing 3 miles walking burns more calories.
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7/23/08 9:05 P
Umm not sure, i walked half way through the first division of my neighborhood then jogged the second half and then about 30 min. after i rode my bike through that whole division. i feel great for it and hopefully i can do it everyday now^^ lol...do both
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