Burning of Calories After Working Out

previous topic

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 3

Posted: 23 Jan 2013, 18:48
I was told that if calories fr whatever food one consumes within an hour after a work out will be burned off totally and the body will not store any calories from the food. One can therefore take the opportunity to indulge in food during that 1 hr period. Is this true? Question

Joined: Dec 10
Posts: 669

Posted: 23 Jan 2013, 19:06
Not even close, unfortunately.

Exercise will burn a certain number of calories. And in most people, it will in fact increase the number of calories you would have otherwise burned, post-exercise. This increase in post-exercise energy expenditure is not all that huge, however, and it is most definitely finite. It is also substantially lower than the energy expended during the exercise itself.

For some of the basics, see: Excess post exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC)

Joined: Jan 13
Posts: 3

Posted: 25 Jan 2013, 17:17
thanks Nimm for the sharing. Smile

Forum Search
Advanced forum search

Latest Posts

By now everyone has heard of the 30-60-90 day workout packages. I started a group so that we can all stay on top of it. I have purchased one of the plans that I will share in the group but am lacking the ...
by carmel023 on 13 Nov 15 08:27 AM
Walking brisk with 2lb (1lb each) weights on the legs
How can i calculate my excercise with this combination?:?: Walking brisk with each1lb weight on the legs?
by fallen1982 on 01 Nov 15 06:45 AM
Recovering from a broken leg
Hi All, I broke my leg in May of this year and did some severe soft tissue damage to my ankle. I'm having a really hard time bouncing back into my exercise routine due to being out during recovery ...
by flowerpups on 06 Oct 15 11:35 AM
No of Steps
I have buy the Walking Style IV step counter which give me Action Mode,3D Sensor,Daily Steps,7 days memory etc. Which Fitness Finder will gave my 10000 steps and the kcal?:?:
by aquapet64 on 22 Sep 15 08:34 AM
If you could buy one workout machine- what?
Good ideas. I once owned a treadmill, but had not considered a trampoline! Interesting discussion here!
by LISfifty on 13 Sep 15 10:47 PM