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Best Calorie-Burning Exercises

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Why Physical Exercise?

Physical exercise is an important factor in any weight loss or weight maintenance plan. Your body converts the nutrients in the food which you eat into energy. A calorie refers to a unit of energy. When associated with food, it is a measure of the potential energy that a particular food has. To lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you consume. One pound of fat equals 3,500 calories. To lose one pound, you need to burn 3,500 calories more than you consume. Here are ten of the best calorie burning exercises.

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The numbers for running are grossly overstated. Running 1 mile burns closer to 100 calories, not 1,000!

March 9, 2011 - 9:55am
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No swimming?

March 2, 2011 - 8:55am
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