caloric cost

caloric cost

The net energy consumed by an activity, esp. an athletic activity in which muscles contract repeatedly.
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The caloric cost of exercise sessions was also calculated using RER, as previously described (19).
The caloric cost of running in our sample is in agreement with data reported in the classical study by Katch et al.
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. A University of Washington study found that among whole vegetables it was potatoes (both sweet and white), carrots and broccoli that deliver the most nutrients for the least cost.
"Tallying the caloric cost of an all-nighter." Science News.
In the Sallis et al [10] study, a caloric cost constant per Caltrac count was generated using [VO.sub.2] data from treadmill exercise to establish a conversion constant.
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.g., cholesterol intake from otherwise healthy shrimp).
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 net caloric cost per mile of walking up to 3.5 mph is .77 calories per kg of body weight per mile.
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"