Calories burned running

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*Starshine*

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Posted: 08 Nov 2013, 12:14
FS has the calories-burned running at 7 mph as 1075 per hour. However, the treadmill at my gym shows it to be about half that. The question is: which one to trust Doubt ...
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ClassicRocke...

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Posted: 08 Nov 2013, 13:03
I have a Polar heart monitor/watch. And go by that. My treadmill shows a lot lower, but my bike shows higher. I just stick with what I have on my Polar. Find one and stick with it.
corifeo

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Posted: 08 Nov 2013, 13:47
This is a good tool to use for runners when calculating calories http://www.runnersworld.com/tools/calories-burned-calculator
But I would say the average is 100 calories per mile.
ClassicRocke...

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Posted: 08 Nov 2013, 21:57
corifeo... thanks for the share. I'm sure many people will appreciate getting accurate figures.
*Starshine*

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Posted: 09 Nov 2013, 03:41
Yes, thank you, Corifeo -- a very useful link -- and to you, ClassicRocker, for the advice. The figures on the website compare pretty closely with my Omron pedometer so, from now on, I'm entering my jogs as an 'Other' exercise. That way, I can put in much more accurate figures for calories burned. I thought my calorie deficits looked a bit excessive and now I understand why!
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