Does my number of calories burned during my workout matter?

English: My weight loss up to the 25 August 20...

Yes.  Every hour you work out, you can figure on anywhere from 200 to 600 calories burned, depending on how much body weight you’re lugging around and how intense your activity is.

It does matter.  At that rate you can produce a pound or more of weight loss a week purely from upping your activity.

But — only if you control your eating too.

Because you can eat that same 600 calories in the time it takes to walk from your car into the gym.   Just a big burger, or a big shake, or whatever.

Of course you’re still getting the cardivascular benefit of exercise, and the feel-better endorphins, but the caloric benefit depends more on what’s going IN as well as out.


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