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Afterburn

The calories consumed after relatively intense (60+% of maximum heart rate, ideally for >30 minutes) exercise, which is said to reset the basal metabolic rate; afterburn is said to consume an extra 90 calories per session.

afterburn

(af′tĕr-bŭrn″)
An increase in the resting metabolic rate that occurs after exercising.
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