Calories Burned are calories forgotten



Calories Burned are calories forgotten


Calories Burned Baby Calories Burned!


Calories burned through diet and exercise is what makes us lose weight or gain healthy or unhealthy weight. My clients hear me say all the time “Let’s get killer calorie burn on!”. But what exactly is a calorie? Are they a bad thing? How many calories are in an apple?

First off a calorie is a unit of energy that it takes to raise the temperature of water by one degree Celsius. The important word to take from this kinda of confusing definition is “Energy.” Calories are energy that give our bodies fuel. Calories are derived from the components of food one gram of carbohydrate is about 4 calories, protein 4 as well, and more than double 9 with one gram of fat.

Generally an adult needs between 1000-1400 calories to have a enough to keep your vital organs going like brain, heart, and lungs. This varies depending on factors like age, sex, weight, and muscle mass. Of course we don’t live sloth-like lives so we need more calories to keep us moving. A good rule of thumb is that your body needs about 2000 calories a day to maintain your current weight. If you consume an extra 500 calories a day like how much you find in one Big Mac in a week you will gain one pound of fat. An indulge every now and again will not cause weight gain. But a life that is filled with consuming calories and not burning them will lead to being over weight.

I am trying to gain lean muscle mass and am shooting for 3000-3500 calories a day. Of course I don’t do this by swing through the drive through on my home from the gym. Notice I used the word “lean”. I have added things to my diet like walnuts which one cup as 642 calories and avocados that boasts 306 calories each. These foods are loaded with fat. Yep I said the “F” word. Not the type of fat that makes your under arm waddle, but the type of brain building, muscle lovin’, vitamin rich Omega-3 fat. Which are higher caloric foods, but not the bad type.

Consequently to lose weight you need to burn more calories than you intake. If you eat your 2000 calories a day and do a vigorous workout for 30 minutes you would burn 250 calories a day. In one week you would lose ½ a pound. If you added in a decrease of caloric intake by 250 calories as much that is a 20oz Coca-Cola, then you are at a 500 calorie a day deficit. You would lose 1 pound a week.

In One Hour You Can Burn…

250-350 Calories:

✓ Walking Slowly

✓ Light Gardening

✓ Slow Dancing

✓ Light House Work

✓ Ping-Pong (Friendly Match)

✓ Tennis, Doubles

✓ Golf

450-550 Calories

✓ Walking Briskly

✓ Swimming

✓ Basketball

✓ Bicycling

✓ Aerobics

✓ Weight Training

✓ Tennis Singles

650-850

✓ Jogging

✓ Wrestling

✓ Cross Country Skiing

✓ Football Training

✓ Racquetball Advanced Level

✓ Jumping Rope

✓ Climbing Stairs

Calories Burned Baby Calories Burned!

Calories burned are determined by things like you weight and the intensity of the activity you do. Generally you can remember that light exercise burns around 3-5 calories a minute. Medium exercise burns about 6-8 calories a minute and heavy exercise burns between 9-11 calories a minute.

Below is a fun tool that can help you find out how many calories burned doing different activities. Like brushing my teeth for 2 minutes burns 6 calories.

Calories Burned Calculator

Ever Wondered What is in Unlabeled Food?

Most of these foods are of the God-given variety, but I did add a few fast food favorites just to give you some perspective of what you are actually putting in your body. If you don’t find some that you are looking for checkout:
http://caloriescount.about.com

Food Amount Calories Fat Protein Carbohydrates
Almonds 1 oz 167 14.8 5.7 5.8
Apple 1 81 .5 .3 21.1
Apricot 3 51 .4 1.5 11.8
Artichoke 1 60 .2 4.2 13.4
Avocado 1 306 30 3.6 12.0
Bacon 2 pieces 70 6.0 5.0 0
Bagel, plain 1 150 1.0 9.0 34
Banana 1 105 .6 1.2 26.7
Beef, lean ground 4oz 308 20.9 28 0
Beef, T-Bone 4oz 243 11.8 31.9 0
Beer 12oz 146 0 .9 13.2
Blueberries 1/2 Cup 41 .3 .5 10.2
Bread, Wheat 1 Slice 70 1.0 3.0 12.0
Broccoli 1/2 Cup 12 .2 1.3 2.3
Burger, Big Mac 1 560 31 26 45
Burger, Whopper 1 640 39 27 45
Cantaloupe 1/2 Cup 29 .2 .7 6.7
Carrot 1 30 .1 .7 7.3
Cashews 18 163 8.1 4.6 13.7
Celery 1 Stalk 6 .1 .3 1.5
Cheddar Cheese 1oz 110 9.0 7.0 1.0
Chicken-Dark
Meat
4oz 232 11.0 31 0
Chicken,-light
meat
4oz 196 5.1 35.1 0
Coffee 6oz 4 0 .1 .8
Donut, Glazed 1 250 12.0 3.0 33.0
Eggs, Boiled 1 78 5.3 6.3 .6
Eggplant 1/2 Cup
Uncooked
11 .1 .4 2.5
Fish-Flat Sole,
Flounder, Trout
4oz 104 1.4 21.4 0
Grapes 10 36 .3 .3 8.9
Grapefruit 1 92 .2 .12 24
Fish-Tuna Fresh 4oz 123 1.1 26.5 0
Fish-Salmon
Fresh Wild
Atlantic
4oz 155 6.9 21.6 0
Ham 4oz 249 12.5 31.2 0
Honey 1 table Spoon 60 0 0 16.0
Kidney Beans 1/2 Cup 112 .4 7.6 20.1
Kiwi 1 46 .3 .8 11.8
Lamb-Lion 4oz 229 11.1 30.2 0
Lentils 1/4 Cup 70 0 8.0 19.0
Lettuce, Romaine 1/2 Cup 5 .1 .4 1.0
Lobster 4oz 108 .8 22.0 1.4
McD’s Fries 1 small size 210 10.0 3.0 26
Muffin, English
Plain
1 132 1.0 4.6 28.7
Mushroom,
Uncooked
1/2 Cup 9 .2 .7 1.6
Nectarine 1 67 .6 1.3 16.0
Nuts, mixed 1oz 175 16.0 4.8 6.1
Oatmeal, Cooked 1 cup 145 2.4 6.0 25.2
Olive Oil 1 Table Spoon 120 14.0 0 0
Onion, Raw 1/2 Cup 30 .1 .9 6.9
Orange 1 65 .1 1.4 16.3
Oyster, Raw 6 57 2.1 5.9 3.3
Pasta, Cooked 1 Cup 197 .9 6.7 39.7
Peach, Fresh 1 37 .1 .6 9.7
Peanuts, Roasted 1oz 163 13.8 7.4 5.3
Peanut Butter 2 Table Spoons 188 16 7.9 6.6
Pear, Fresh 1 98 .7 .7 25.1
Peas, Fresh 1/2 Cup 30 .1 .7 4.8
Pepper, Bell 1 20 .1 .7 4.8
Pizza, Pepperoni 1 Slice 253 9.7 19.8 27.7
Popcorn, Plain 4 Cups 130 6.0 3.0 16.0

Calories Calculator

Here is another cool app a Calories Calculator that you can add up all the calories you consume in one day. You’ll be surprised! If your in taking too much “Let’s get our Killer Calories Burned on”


Calories Burned are Calories Forgotten!






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