B.L. Boot Camp?

next topic
JamieD13

Joined: Jan 11
Posts: 4

      quote  
Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 12:06
Hey everyone I have been doing Biggest Losers Boot Camp DVD for a few weeks now and LOVE it. However, I dont know how many calories i am really burning. Does anyone know what the average calories burned during levels 1, 2, & 3 are? I am def. pushing myself as hard as i can and working up a good sweat so i know its a lot LOL
ThanksSmile
<3 J.D. <3
Sweetalot

Joined: Sep 07
Posts: 269

      quote  
Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 14:16
Good for you. I have some of their DVD's as well. It is difficult to estimate the calories burned because it's a mix of different types exercise all at once. If I really want to estimate the calorie burn, I will either divide it in categories such as how many minutes of weights and how many minutes of cardio or I'll search online for a "calorie burn calculator" and narrow it down as best as I can with the exercises they provide for.
Gaéts
katielynn

Joined: Jan 11
Posts: 27

      quote  
Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 14:31
I recommend getting a heart rate monitor that counts calories, I find they're quite accurate and convenient instead of messing around with adding types of workouts together. Just wear it for your workout and it tells you at the end (which can motivate you to work harder!)
jessie1326

Joined: Feb 10
Posts: 271

      quote  
Posted: 08 Feb 2011, 14:54
It's also true that the amount of calories you burn in any given activity is different depending on your weight, so if someone here has estimated their calories burned doing the DVDs, it may be pretty different for you (this makes sense -- the heavier you are, the harder your body has to work to do the same movements, and vice-versa). You can use an online calculator to estimate based on "aerobics" or "calisthenics," but be sure to use one that takes your weight into consideration. Other than that, if you're really interested and willing to spend a little money on it, search these threads for info on the BodyBugg or a similar monitor that measures your calories burned for you.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Low Carb Diets - Do they work for everyone?
High carb, low fat diets are not ideal for humans. With this advice from medical establishment half of the world population got overweight and pre diabetic if not diabetic. I personally cannot do keto ...
by Ingria on 23 Apr 17 08:56 PM
Meal Replacement Shakes
A rule of thumb is to have your meals in an upside down triangle(If that makes sense) Breakfast should be the biggest meal of the day, and dinner being the smallest. Instead of buying into these diet fads ...
by paytonjxo on 23 Apr 17 07:34 PM
Fasting - Have you done it & what happened?
I started intermittent fasting the last month and a half or so. How I have been doing it is- Wake up at 7:00am, glass of water, walk dogs, make bullet proof coffee ( about 1 TBS of coconut oil and bu ...
by Panigale1199 on 20 Apr 17 02:02 PM
Brand New -- Having Difficulty Creating Custom Recipes
Hi I assume you are using cookbook. When you go to add the item to your food diary you have the option to change the serving from 1 to a smaller or larger amount ie .3 or .5 so you only get a part of ...
by fattyfattyboombooms on 20 Apr 17 07:21 AM
FRIED CHICKEN SKIN
Can someone please tell me how I enter this on my food tracker ? I just peel the skin off of the chicken & fry it, then use as a snack... Thanks
by TOFU on 19 Apr 17 12:57 PM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member KukiAme
Came up with a new yogurt/meal shake combo yesterday. I'll admit I have no clue what calorie load this had but it was delicious and filling. 1 serving vanilla greek yogurt 2 scoops cookies and ...
23 Nov 11 for diet Herbalife