Which Exercise Burns Up What Calories

Exercise for your health!

It has been calculated that 1 pound of body fat is equal to 3500 calories.
This means that in order to lose 1 pound we have to walk for about 12.5 hours.
So don’t expect fast weight loss and remember to eat wisely.
The mood and feel-good benefits, however, are immediate and
the health benefits of exercise are endless.


  • Our body needs constant energy to maintain itself,so even when we’re fast asleep, it is still burning up calories!
  • However, most of us do not take enough exercise during our waking hours!
  • Ideally, we should aim to take 20-45 minutes exercise a day.

Exercise burns calories e.g. swimming burns 500+ calories while cycling burns 450+ calories.To see which exercise burns up what calories, see chart below.

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