Caloric expenditure per physical activity (includes calculator)

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The caloric expenditure of the exercises varies according to the weight of each person and the intensity of the physical activity; without embargo, the exercises that normally burn more calories are running, jumping the cuerda, swimming, playing water polo and skating.

On average, a person weighing 50 kg spends more than 600 calories per hour running on a walker, whereas those who weigh around 80 kg spend around 1000 calories per hour performing this same activity. This happens because while more weight has a person, greater will be the effort that your body will require to execute to guarantee that there is no lack of oxygen and energy in all the cells of the organism.

Other examples of exercises that burn more calories are intense bodybuilding, soccer, tennis, boxing, judo and jiu-jitsu, for example. However, more important than starting to practice a solo exercise because you burn a lot of calories, it is knowing how to eat well, enjoy the type of physical activity that you are going to do and dedicate yourself to doing it at least 3 times a week, for 1 hour, or daily. for 30 minutes, exercise regularity is also important to lose weight.

Caloric expenditure according to physical activity

Knowing the energy expenditure of exercise and also the calories from food, it is possible to structure a diet and physical activity plan so that the goal is achieved quickly, you can gain muscle mass or lose weight.

The caloric expenditure of physical activities varies according to factors related to the person and the intensity and duration of the physical activity. Enter your data below and find out how many calories you spend performing certain activities:

It is possible to increase the number of calories that are expended daily by increasing the metabolism of the body and the size of the muscles, because the more lean mass has the person, the more calories will be spent.

What influences caloric expenditure?

The caloric expenditure depends on some factors related to the person and the type of exercise, such as the following:

  • Weight and physical complexion;
  • Stature;
  • Intensity, type and duration of physical activity;
  • age;
  • Physical conditioning level.

In this way, to know the number of calories that each person burns per day, it is essential to take into account all these factors. Likewise, it is important for a nutritionist to calculate the number of calories that must be consumed per day to lose weight, also taking into account life habits, age, height and weight.

How to burn more calories to slim down

The best way to burn more calories and slim down is to adopt healthy lifestyle habits, engaging in intense and regular physical activity and having a balanced diet focused on the goal, which is why it is important to follow a nutritionist.

It is also essential to carry out a physical activity that adapts to the habits and tastes of each person, so it is possible that the motivation is always maintained and the exercise is carried out on a regular basis.

When starting to practice some type of physical activity combined with a healthy diet, the metabolism is stimulated, thus favoring the caloric expenditure and promoting weight loss. Basically, the more calories the person spends performing an exercise, the more weight he will lose; and, how much more motivated is the person, more will be his effort and, therefore, who will have a greater amount of calories.

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