Articles on calories

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How Many Calories Do Kettlebell Swings Burn?

The use of kettlebells has grown in popularity in the last few years because it gives a great—and quick full body workout. However, kettlebells as a recreational exercise tool have been used for the past 200 years.  So, what is a kettlebell? A kettlebell is a round weight with a flat bottom and handle at […] Read More…

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Does the Sauna Burn Calories?: What You Need to Know

Picture sitting in a hot, quiet sauna, letting all the worries of the day you just had wash away. For some countries and cultures, sauna is more than just a wellness option at the local gym or spa—it’s a way of life. Take Finland for example: In 2020, the Scandinavian country’s sauna culture was added […] Read More…

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Handball, Jai Alai, and Other Activities That Burn A Lot of Calories

Gigacalculator used data from the Wisconsin Department of Health to determine which activities burn the most calories. The analysis includes the number of calories burned for a 130-pound, 155-pound, and 190-pound person for sports like team handball, boxing, squash, jai alai, uphill cross-country skiing, and more. Read More…

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What are Exercises to Do at a Standing Desk?

With many people working in front of a computer or at a desk, being able to exercise and keep your body moving is helpful, especially when 16 percent of all global workers are remote. One way to move your body is to elevate your desk and do some simple exercises.   What is a Standing Desk? […] Read More…

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How Many Calories Do I Need to Burn in a Day to Reach My Weight Goal?

If you’re on a journey to get slimmer or to bulk up, you may already have a specific goal weight in mind. This could be the amount you need to be to fit into your favorite outfit, maybe it’s the size you want to be for a special event coming up, or perhaps it’s the […] Read More…

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The Mathematics of Weight Loss – Putting the 3500 Calorie Myth to Rest

There is a lot of scientific work done with regards to the reduction in caloric intake required to achieve a particular weight loss goal. The mathematics behind the science of weight loss are, in fact, quite fascinating and in this article we will go over them in some detail. In doing so, we will address […] Read More…

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Reach Your Goals With the Help of a Weight Loss Calculator

Have an idea of how much weight you want to lose? You may have a target number in mind but remain unsure of how exactly to get to that number. Or, perhaps you’re still trying to determine what amount of weight loss makes sense for you and your own individual wellness. Understanding the math behind […] Read More…

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