caloric cost

caloric cost

The net energy consumed by an activity, esp. an athletic activity in which muscles contract repeatedly.
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It does not match the caloric cost or cardiovascular intensity of running, cycling or swimming, but over a one- or two-hour duration, walking can provide a considerable fat burn as well as a very good core, pelvic, thigh and calf muscle workout.
In particular, she extols brightly colored vegetables like red bell peppers and dark, leafy greens for giving you a significant nutrient and antioxidant windfall for little caloric cost.
The Compromiser does not see himself as a person of lowered standards, but rather a resourceful bargain-hunter who can ferret out the taste-alike at lower caloric cost.
In the Sallis et al [10] study, a caloric cost constant per Caltrac count was generated using [VO.
Recent attempts to decriminalize it notwithstanding, most of us are also well aware that saturated fat comes with its own set of complications, including its high caloric cost and propensity to raise body cholesterol level (whose elevation has more negative consequences than a raised dietary level, e.
Together with the following formula, known as the Mifflin equation for RMR, you can calculate your RMR and determine fairly accurately the caloric cost of your workouts.
The difference in caloric cost between an hour spent walking and an hour spent sitting is nearly half the difference between an hour spent running and an hour spent sitting.
The caloric costs of running and walking one mile for men and women.
David Atkin, Yale University and NBER, "The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence from Indian Migrants"