Interval training?

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mountainmama

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Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 10:19
Anyone know how many calories you can burn during an hour of interval training?
Ed Endicott

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Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 10:40
This is going to depend on the individual person (that persons gender, height, weight, physical condition), and the type of "interval training".
gefd28

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Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 11:35
I find it best to do those calclutions myself then enter them into other.

Livestrong is often a good source for this type of information.

The Journal of Sports Sciences calculates the calorie expenditure for women: Calories = [(0.074 x Age) + (0.4472 x Heart Rate) -- (0.05741 x Weight) -- 20.4022] x Time / 4.184.



Men use the following equation: Calories = [(0.2017 x Age) + (0.6309 x Heart Rate) -- (0.09036 x Weight) -- 55.0969] x Time / 4.184.

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jessie1326

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Posted: 15 Feb 2011, 13:34
As Ed said, it really depends on who you are and what you're actually doing. Smile Recognizing that any method of finding out how many calories you burned that doesn't involve actually monitoring *your* body is an estimate, I usually calculate calories burned during, say, intervals of walking/running by inputting the total amount of time I spent running and the total amount of time I spent walking separately. Thanks to "afterburn" and related effects (such as the fact that I'm not really "walking" for calorie purposes when I'm still recovering from a run), I know that I actually burn a little more than that total, but again -- it's all estimation anyway. Smile
mountainmama

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Posted: 16 Feb 2011, 08:56
Thanks for the info. Sounds like a plan!
kkoopman

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Posted: 16 Feb 2011, 11:52
They're right, totally depends on your body and what you're doing. Curves has a pretty great way of tracking what YOU are burning during your half hour workout there. I normally burned 400+ calories in the 30 minutes. I've gottn up to 500 a time or two as well. Not too shabby! May want to give it a try...
teab0327

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Posted: 16 Feb 2011, 17:13
As far as Curves goes, how do I know in 30 min. I'm burning 400+ calories. How do I know?
teab0327

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Posted: 16 Feb 2011, 17:14
Also, can someone tell me on this site how is the calculations for exercising & calorie intake works?
Feisty174

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Posted: 17 Feb 2011, 05:29
There is an exercise selection for circuit training, is that not the same?



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