Elliptical Trainer Calories Burned

Written by Kathryn O'Neill


If you're trying to choose between an elliptical trainer and another piece of exercise equipment like a treadmill or an exercise bike, one ofrepparttar most popular questions is

'How many calories can I burn with an elliptical trainer?'

You want to getrepparttar 149613 most bang for your exercise buck - that's understandable. Here are some calories burned estimates for elliptical workouts - and several tips to burn more calories with your elliptical trainer!

General Estimates of Calories Burned with An Elliptical Trainer:

- 150 pound woman, 30 minutes of elliptical exercise: 387 calories

- 180 pound man, 30 minutes of elliptical exercise: 464 - 500 calories

- 120 pound woman, 30 minutes of elliptical exercise: 310 calories

General Estimates of Calories Burned (According To Elliptical Manufacturers)

- Elliptical manufacturers claim you can burn up to 720 calories an hour with an elliptical workout.

Factors that dictate how many calories you burn include:

>> Workout Duration

>> Interval Training

>> Elliptical Tension Settings

>> Body Composition (Muscle to Fat Ratio)

>> State of Cardiovascular system (regular exerciser or new to exercise)

>> Weight

>> Sex

>> Upper Body Arm Usage

Here are several tips to increase your calorie burn with your elliptical trainer:

- Build in Intervals

Most elliptical trainers offer incline and or tension that you can increase or decrease while workout out. Try building in 30 second incline intervals every couple of minutes to your workout.

Diet and Exercise Ė Without Going to the Gym

Written by Robb Ksiazek


Exercising and dieting are tasks that are very difficult for many of us, but usually justrepparttar thought of it that makes us queasy. There are some simple ways to get out and get fit, and you just might enjoy yourself too.

Some people like to get up and head torepparttar 149528 gym every morning, before most of us are even out of bed. We all know that even a little exercise will be good for us, but we just donít haverepparttar 149529 time orrepparttar 149530 motivation. Gym memberships can be a very expensive cost.

Find ways to get fit, no matter how. A gym membership is notrepparttar 149531 answer for a lot of people, but that is no excuse for laziness. Exercise equipment is right under your nose; just find something that works for you.

  • Walking is still regarded as a fantastic way to exercise. Thirty to sixty minutes a day will get your blood pumping and metabolism moving. Walk aroundrepparttar 149532 neighborhood or find a city park.
  • Use a bicycle for transportation. Of course, many times this is not possible, but bike when you can. Eventually, youíll push yourself to go farther distances. Donít forget your helmet.
  • Pushups and sit-ups are still recommended by your gym teacher. They are easy exercises that you can do at home. There are plenty of add-on products that can increaserepparttar 149533 productivity ofrepparttar 149534 simple exercises. Incorporate free weights as you do you sit-ups. Remember those crunches?


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