The Number Of Calories Are You Currently Really Burning during a workout session



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Lifting Weights Burns How Many Calories?

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If you hit the weights, you probably burn 90–133 calories in each 30-minute floor session. But remember: The more muscle you build, the more energy your body burns at rest. That’s why lifting weights to build lean muscle should be at the top of your to-do list, regardless of your physique goals.

The number of calories burned in a one-hour weight training ranges from 180 to 266 calories in a one-hour session. If you increase your workout intensity to a vigorous training level, your calorie burn jumps to between 360 and 532 calories per hour. Read more: How Many Calories Does the Body Naturally Burn Per Day?As you can see in the above examples, activity level has a lot to do with how many calories a person needs each day.

Many people think they need to exercise hard to burn calories throughout the day. Running burns the most calories per hour, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only exercise with a high calorie burn. Things like swimming, HIIT workouts, and.

If your goal is to reduce your body fat, then perhaps the number of calories you burn is a good way to track a workout. It will depend on who are you, how often your exercise and how much your eating, but a target of 200 to 500 calories is realistic and sustainable per session. Approximate minutes of exercise needed to burn 500 calories, by personal weight.

The exercise time columns can be sorted from high to low or low to high by clicking on a weight. All times are in minutes. You can also use the above calculator to see how many calories you will burn over x. This measure tells you how many calories you burn per hour of activity and per one kilogram of body weight.

The MET value of an exercise is higher the more energy an activity requires. You can check that by looking at the different MET values for the exercises we have included in this calorie calculator. This calculator calculates an estimate of the number of calories burned in various activities. Simply put in your weight and the duration of your exercise and click the calculate button. For an estimate of the number of calories you burn a day based on your BMR and your general activity level, see our more general calorie calculator.

How many calories you actually burn by using the foot peddler is going to depend on a number of factors, including your age, weight, fitness level and the intensity at which you pedal. For a 160-pound person, you can roughly assume you’ll burn about 290 calories cycling at a slow 5.5 mph for one hour, according to the American Council on Exercise. After 30 minutes of sweating on the elliptical, you look down at the console (326 calories burned—not bad!) and start feeling pretty triumphant about your cardio session.

After all, you just torched off the calories in the turkey sandwich you had for lunch!

List of related literature:

High-intensity daily exercise can burn from 600 to 1200 calories/day.26–28 Elite athletes, such as professional cyclists, can burn as many as 12,000 calories/day, necessitating a large compensatory calorie intake.

“Textbook of Natural Medicine E-Book” by Joseph E. Pizzorno, Michael T. Murray
from Textbook of Natural Medicine E-Book
by Joseph E. Pizzorno, Michael T. Murray
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020

At the gym, there’s an aerobic machine that’s supposed to be able to tell me how many calories I’ve burned, but whenever I use it I feel discouraged.

“Gabriel Method: The Revolutionary DIET-FREE Way to Totally Transform Your Body” by Jon Gabriel
from Gabriel Method: The Revolutionary DIET-FREE Way to Totally Transform Your Body
by Jon Gabriel
Simon & Schuster Australia, 2009

High intensity daily exercise can burn from 600 to 1200 calories/day.5-8 Elite athletes, such as professional cyclists, can burn as high as 12,000 calories/day, necessitating a large compensatory calorie intake.

“Textbook of Natural Medicine E-Book” by Joseph E. Pizzorno, Michael T. Murray
from Textbook of Natural Medicine E-Book
by Joseph E. Pizzorno, Michael T. Murray
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012

Analysing the data in more detail revealed, surprisingly, that people who exercised over and above the recommended levels did not burn significantly more calories than people who did the bare minimum.15 Even more surprisingly, heavy exercisers only burned about 200 calories a day more than totally sedentary people.

“This Book Could Save Your Life: The Real Science of Living Longer Better” by Graham Lawton
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by Graham Lawton
Quercus, 2020

To put it into perspective, the average person can burn about 10 calories per minute during a moderate intensity aerobic activity, less if they work at a lower intensity.

“The Rapid Fat Loss Handbook: A Scientific Approach to Crash Dieting” by Lyle McDonald
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by Lyle McDonald
Lyle McDonald, 2005

By this reckoning, a person with a lean body mass of 150 pounds would have an RMR of about 2,100 calories, and a 250-pound individual would burn up about 3,500 calories during the day (not counting any additional exercise).

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For most people, that’s around 65 percent of the calories we burn every day.1439 Another 25 percent is from movement, and the final 10 percent is the thermic effect of food, meaning the calories it takes for us to digest what we consume.

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from How Not to Diet: The Groundbreaking Science of Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss
by Michael Greger, M.D., FACLM
Flatiron Books, 2019

Each woman did 45 workouts, burning about 200 calories per session, for a total of 9,000 calories.

“Walk Off Weight: Burn 3 Times More Fat with This Proven Program” by Michele Stanten
from Walk Off Weight: Burn 3 Times More Fat with This Proven Program
by Michele Stanten
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A moderate amount of physical activity expends between 1.4 and 1.7 times the energy required for basal metabolism, which for most people amounts to 120 and 300 calories per day of activity, or a total of about 600 to 1,500 calories per week.

“Health & Wellness”
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, 2008

However, strength training itself may not burn all that much fuel—perhaps 300 to 500 calories in a 1-hour workout, depending on your size and ambitions.

“Men's Health The Book of Muscle: The World's Most Authoritative Guide to Building Your Body” by Lou Schuler, Ian King, Editors of Men's Health Magazi
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by Lou Schuler, Ian King, Editors of Men’s Health Magazi
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale, 2003

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  • Burn fast calories and have an afterburner is hiit(high interval intensity training)that is what jeff is saying.
    My way is ceep your heart rate up for as long as you can.
    You will always mace progress. Stay fit guys

  • If i lift light weight for a lot of rep faster then heavier weight…and i do cardio every day (7 miles every day)…am i cutting or bulking? (Maintaining a calorie deficit)

  • What is Dan wearing to cover his ears? My ears get cold easily and I’m looking for something suitable to wear under the helmet to cover them.

  • I have to take issue w sprinting over 40-50 secs, unless the person is extremely slow / out of shape, anything over 30 secs of sprint becomes an anarobic endurance exercise like running the 400, you can always run more sprints if u just want to hit a certain time of exercise milestone, but each sprint should be below 30 sec at 80-90% capacity

  • mostly really like your vids guys.

    have to disagree on the carbs over 90min. i regularly ride in the foot hills of colorado 40-60 miles completely fasted from the night before. 95% of days i eat less than 60g of carbs. i don’t bonk, i deadlift 450+lbs, bench press 225 for 3 reps, snatch 115 for 3 reps. i weigh 165lbs & guestimate my bodyfat around 11%. i don’t have a pwr meter but can hold 25mph on the short flats around here at a hr of 140ish. im almost 42 & ride a “gasp” trek 7200 hybrid on 38c’s. though im shopping for a “real” road bike.

    will you drop me on my loop? yup

    i look better naked though

  • Hi, I’m a 41 yr old male that’s 5 ft 7 in. I am currently 180 lbs., I am trying to determine how many calories I need to eat each day to slowly lose fat and build muscle. I weight train 4x’s a week and cardio once a week or so. I have seen ranges from 1800 calories to 2700. Can anyone help narrow this down?

  • people dont know what sprints are… you should be going balls out using every muscle to your advantage not just going 70% go for 110%.

  • Why does eveyone bloat up the calories burned per hour?
    if i have a basal calorie count of 2400 on non w/o days im burning 200 calories per hr doing nothing or whatever my normal activities are.
    If an intense hr of cardio is bragged up to burn 700 calories isnt the truth its closer to 500 cuz i wouldve buned 200 anywas just watching tv

  • Just watched a video from 2018 or 2019 that says “do your cardio after weight training, or better yet on a different day” but never before. I guess he changed his mind since 2013.

  • could i do all of the exercises first and then do interval sprints (30s on/off) for five minutes? seems a lot easier to do in a gym instead of making sure all of the right equipment is free exactly when you need it

  • I use my garmin 230 to gage my C burn. I burn far more calories cycling per 45min than I do jogging or running. MyFitnessPal tells me to consume 2300C per day, but I can burn 1000 calories in an hour of cycling. Sometimes my Garmin tells me I get a training effect of 5, which it objects to. But I don’t feel wacked out afterwards though. It dictates my recovery period usually over 24hrs I’m TypeII Diabetic and 65 yrs old.

  • Coach, I have been working out without break for over a year now. I went from 104 kgs to 77 kgs. I rarely did cardio. I am still at 20%+ body fat. If only i would have found you before i might have reached 15-16% body fat. Most people i listened to when i started working out said cardio is worthless. I feel so stupid listening to them now. More people need to listen to you coach! Love you for the great work you do.

  • You said you lost 2.5kgs of fat in 2weeks.
    2.5kgs = 5.5pounds

    calculating per week fat loss
    5.5/2 = 2.7pounds/week

    To lose 1/2 a pound of fat you need to burn 3500cal
    1 pound of fat to burn = 7000cal

    2.7 pounds to brun approx= 18000cal

    18000/7 per day deficit of calories =
    2571 calorie burned/ caloric deficit in a day??
    are you serious???

  • A lot on a 3 hour ride I do 38 miles sometimes 1 or 2 more I burn around 2k calories its good exercise it works your heart mainly my legs usually recoup within a day but it takes an extra day to recoop cardiovascularly

  • When you are in a caloric deficit this happens:
    1. your body recognizes that you need to use your stored fat as energy.
    2. your body lowers the insulin level in the blood.
    3. when the insulin level drop, your fat cells release their stored fat.
    4. lastly that fat is used as energy.

    Knowing this doesn’t directly help you lose fat, but I still find it easier to lose fat if I know exactly what happens in my body. It gives me a clearer picture of what happens inside me, and that helps at least me.

  • Lifting builds the machines that burn calories during cardio. Muscle mass burns calories during cardio, lifting builds muscle mass. They work together.

  • I’ve done some reistance training and my fitbit tells me my calorie burn is the same as before I started weight training. So I burn maybe 100 calories for weight training for 30 minutes while u could burn 300 with cardio.

  • Love how Jeff subtlety rips on crossfit at the end of his lecture without actually saying so outloud. I used to be a crossfit junkie, now I realize how dumb it is and listen to guys like Jeff instead

  • Yes i have records for every ride. Last ride I burned 3600calories. About discusion eat or not my experience is that if i ride max. 2hours I dont need eat. If ride will be longer, than I have to plan food, because i have to eat after 1 hour of ride. Next discusion is what to drink drink with carbohydrates and electrolytes?! Yes when you ride longer distance. If shorter than water with electrolytes. All this depands of your health, physical, weather, depands of your trainig type etc.:-)

  • Great video but how can you structure this for those of us that go to the large commercial gyms where the equipment is spread far apart and constant peak hours?

  • First, great workout! Why do you consider the 30-60 sec runs a “sprint?” That time and the intensity you exampled were aerobically fueled, NOT anaerobically fueled.

  • …And how many calories does one burn / require when touring on a fully loaded steel bike? The total weight for myself, bike, and gear is 375lbs or 170kg.

    It’s awfully hard to tell. Although I think I’m eating enough throughout the day including hourly during my ride yet many times I still find myself bottoming out from low blood sugar. I estimate that I may be burning 1000-1250/hr, depending upon the terrain and weather, etc., and sometimes it’s very difficult to get that much food whilst travelling.

    I realize you fellows are mostly lithe and speedy racers on lightweight carbon flyers, but you maybe have some information that could help me to answer this question as I prepare for my summer bike tour. Whatever you can offer will be greatly appreciated!

    Happy cycling!
    Portland, Oregon, USA

  • From doing a cardio based sport for 10 years and now lifting weights for 12, I 100% agree with Greg. I’ ve had to start mixing in cardio along with lifting weights to lower my BF. I’m glad I did because I forgot how great you feel after a cardio workout.

  • is it only me who thinks burning 300-400 calories every session is pretty good? Of course you add cardio if you’re trying to mantain or cut

  • Imagine thinking weight lifting burns a lot of calories and relying on a piece of shit watch, smh. I did bike ride cardio for a week and lost more weight than I could in 2 weeks just strength training

  • This is one of the reasons I got into training with Kettlebells, Clubbells and Macebells rather than weight training. The muscle building is much slower as progressive overload isn’t as finite but it’s a great full body workout that gives cardio alongside strength training.

  • In 2015 I rode 500 miles in a 5 month span on my 20 year old Raleigh mountain bike. I’m 6 foot 2 inches. At the start I weighed 275 lbs, and the end I weighed 283 lbs. My best ride was at 280 lbs and was 25.4 miles at 14.6 mph, and my longest was 36 miles at 12.7 mph at about the same weight. I also jogged about 30 miles in those 5 months. I haven’t rode my bike in three years but starting to get the itch again but the weight gain concerns me as I’m now 20 lbs lighter without biking or running.

  • I burn nearly 8,000 calories each week by cycling an average of 210km a week, With an average of 3,000m climbed weekly as well. Hard not to overeat sometimes ��

  • Wow. Now it’s justified that fat people in the gym are literally wasting their time. Like what I tell em, If you have want lose fat, diet and do fckng cardio!

  • Can we please please talk about the photo of Paweł Poljański and his legs?? How can that be healthy? Safe? Good for you? Is there a way you can improve your diet so that doesn’t happen? His legs look like a corpse’s

    Love the show!!

  • I went back training and boxing yesterday and used my apple watch to monitor my consume, 25 mins for back burned 221 cal, and 1165 for boxing about 75 mins shadow boxing, the number does not lie, u r perfectly right.

    The only drawback is I cannot keep working like this because I am too tired after this

  • I find the best method for calculating the amount of calories I burn is by asking Jesus during hill climbs. He works in mysterious ways.

  • Jeff is a Superman…. Of course his physical appearance is awesome, but his state of mind and his mental strength are the most magnetic things about him. Can’t stop watching….and listening

  • The more muscle you have the more calories you will burn through the day. Muscle burns calories.
    But the activity of lifting weights doesn’t burn much while you are doing it…but it is greater with more muscle.

  • Hi im 41 weigh 16st 5 just bought a bike to try and loose weight and get a bit fitter been out everyday doing 20 mile on flat walk path nice and steady averaging 12mph what speed should i be trying to get to to loose weight

  • Definitely true, if I do only cardio same weigh in tomorrow, if I do only weights lower weigh in tomorrow:) and yes, scale is a bitch:)

  • I use the same app repeatedly as opposed to using multiple methods. My theory being; it should calculate relatively the same depending on my intensity level.
    Incidentally I’ve never found even two apps that are within 10% of each other, regarding caloric consumption, so I just use the app I like best.

  • Whats the energy transfer efficiency though. Your body might only be 50 percent efficient at turning food calories into weight moving calories, which would mean you would burn twice as much as what he says here. I don’t know the actual efficiency but didn’t hear him mention it, just a thought.

  • I knew it. I listened to all the fitness “gurus” and tried to burn fat with weight lifting. I was skeptical but I gave it the benefit of the doubt. They must know something right? But fucking surprise, surprise, over the course of six months, I just packed on muscle and gained weight (In a Deficit). Then I plateaued in weight for six months. I just started a LISS program and I lost 10 pounds in 3 weeks. Crazy because so far I’m retaining the same muscle and strength gains so far. Should have just done what worked in high school sports in the first place. Which was running.

  • Lifting weights has an afterburn effect depending on how hard you work in the gym. If you tore a lot of muscle tissue, your body will burn a decent amount of calories rebuilding.

  • Step 1: enter ketosis step 2: get fat adapted step 3: go on a century ride without needing all that gel crap and still produce the same power as your buddy eating 6 gels an hour to not bonk.

  • Ha! awesome fact checking thanks for doing all that research to assess how much calories is burned during those exercises! Thanks a lot that’s what i needed this week. And now that i started focusing more on cardio as i got some weird back pain so couldn’t do weights, after 3 sessions of 30 minutes of cross trainer in consecutive daily sessions i look 10 times better than after 3 weeks of weights based workouts O.O 3 days of cardio and effects are amazing…. mind blown. And the best part is that i dont have to take a day off to recover from sore muslces like happens after running i can do 30 minutes of cross trainer and feel tired after working out and the go again the next day but after 30 minutes of running i would need an ice bath and 2 days of a break. so i think this will be a good progression for me to go back to running in a good physical form. As running requires a person to be fit, you shouldnt really try getting fit by running if you have been sitting on your bum all day every day its a recipe for tendon injury which take many years to heal or they just dont. (speaking from experience)

  • Would the following be considered high intensity? 10 tire flips, 20 sledgehammer to tire,10 tire deadlifts. repeat 3 times. 30 second rest between each excercise? Usually takes me about 20 minutes. Thanks for input and advice is welcome.

  • how many calories I need, my workout has 3 parts, in morning 1 hour gym, In afternoon yoga, abs and stretching exercises and in evening 1 hour martial arts practice. I am eating 2800 to 3000 calories now.

  • Gender = Social.
    Sex = Biological.
    Correct? So if you’re biologically a male but feel like you’re a female ( Gender ) what are you? I would class you as a Male. Sorry to burst your bubbles.

  • Calorie intake ko calculate kr bhi le toh uske baad kya Krna hai ye toh btaya hi nhi vo kaise helpful rhega weight loss or weight gain me

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  • A lot of people are mentioning the bird from Aladin. For me, the first voice that comes to mind is Gilbert Gottfried. �� I like his energy tho

  • Thanks guys for this, as a female, we do tend to watch the scale, lol, so this made me feel a lot better. My question is.. when should you increase your weights (lbs)?

  • This is so great. I was always a little bummed out when I would look at my activity tracker and see just a minimal amount of calories burned (as compared to Cardio) after a grueling weight lifting session. But in my heart I knew something great was happening to my metabolism. As a 53 y/o woman who has been lifting for about a year (now 50lbs lighter!) I had to keep increasing my calories to keep from looking too skelatorish! Weight lifting has been the greatest thing that has happened to me!

  • Great video! Doesn’t hurt that you are so good looking and not a jerk. You come off as a very nice person. I am really trying to increase my TDEE to take advantage of the things you discuss in this video. For me, that means riding my bike to work everyday, walking/taking the stairs and etc. This is in addition to weightlifting 6 days a week. I also LOVE running so I generally run or do some form of cardio. I can’t sit still for very long lol. My concern is this: if our bodies are adaptive won’t there be a point where my body becomes used to the bike riding/walking/ running and lifting that I will need to do more to maintain the same level of leanness? Or does that only apply if my intention is to increase my consumption?

  • Coach Greg, I thought that lifting weights actually burns more calories than LISS and your explanation makes a lot of sense. I may miss something here but there are two ways you can burn calories while lifting weights. Indeed, your body needs energy to repair damage to your muscle or build new muscle. That may be a lot more energy. Also, the more tension your muscles are producing the more energy they must burn. Otherwise, following your formula, when I do static squat I burn 0 calory because there is 0 meter of movement/ That is obviously not the case. Therefore, I must burn more calory when doing 200kg squat than 100kg squat. However, that should not make for the huge difference in volume between lifting weights and LISS.

  • Is it different for men and woman? I mean would one sex get more benefit from one type of training vs the other? Very interesting vid

  • Stephen!!!!!… that’s my trainer!!! whoop whoop. and that was my question!! I wasn’t sure if weight lifting calories equalled cardio calories burned… thanks so much for answering!

  • Are you kidding me!?!?! Mtlb if your BMR is 2000 and you’re eating 1500 kcal per day… 500 ka deficit tou wese hee hogya… Aur jo log soch rhe hai ke wo aik din mein 1500 kcal burn kr skte hein with excercise… Kar ke dikhao bhai… Open challenge!!!

  • I really like watching all your content! I’m currently getting my bachelors in exercise science and everything on your channel is interesting and I always learn something new.

  • YAYYYY Stephen!! Very cool stuff:) Paul, maybe you could do a video about competition posing? I’d love to learn some of the history of posing, modern posing, basic posing routine for beginners, etc. I’m interested in Bikini specifically! so maybe Stephen could throw one on and you can walk us through it hahaha

  • Do you think based on the 2010 study a moderate intensity lifting only for 60 minutes but not all 60 with rest periods = 780 Kcal burn (I know variables are highly relative but curious to the per minute burn rate)? I always have used 250 kcal but maybe I am low? Thanks great content.

  • buring calerie by push up itself may miniscule. But, daily routine push up may increase muscle mass. And caleries burned up by normal body metabolism are being increases relative to muscle mass. So key point is to grow muscle mass with push up so that your body can increase calorie comsumptions from metabolism.

  • Really enjoyed the content of this video. I think having a better understanding of the science behind things helps to train smarter and keeps me motivated. I like knowing exactly why I’m doing something and what benefits I can expect from it.

  • When I do 60 mins of cycling on the machine at the gym, it says I burn about 600 700 calories. I use that as a reference when I’m riding lol

  • Sir ji mai 1 sala pahle wet loss karna chalu kiya tha gym join karke 23kg wet drop kiya tha but 5 maha ni gaya fir se wet mera 10 kg bad gaya h fir se gym start kiya hu but is ber wet loss ni ho raha h jabki mai sem diet aur pahle se jada protin le raha hu apne diet me…

  • Im glad im not the type of body to eat healthy and exercise to loose weight. All i gotta is bike everyday and burn more than i take in. Magic

  • My 3rd shift job intensity i physically move 20 thousand lbs. A night 75 lbs. At a time! I always wonder how much calories i burn in a 100 degrees warehouse sweating the way i do and the tonage in weight i move over 8 hours i always assume alot!

  • Laughed so hard when Dan snubbed Matt of a “clink” that I had to go back and rewatch it two more times!! It’s the little things that make GCN great.

  • Bro you know well ke pakistan aur india food items almost same hai means use of paratha at breakfast… and vegetable curry or meat curry and Roti etc at Lunch and dinner…. Is routine ko change krke diet me knsi healthy dishes use krein kya ap is topic ke barey me kuch guide kr skte ho plz!!!

  • Sir I’m big fan u. Sir plz fast metabolism and slow metabolism per video banaye. Kai log hai jo patle hai jineh apne body weight badana hai ek achi jankari ke sath.

  • when you realise that most people do not need an energy gel every 5mins… unless you’re taking part in a race or something next level than a good ride you can keep your energy right up if you just eat right

  • Get a fooking fitness tracker people!

    Input calories as accurate and honest as possible, let it track the calories you burn

    Yes, they are not perfect

    But they are fairly close and actually line up with all the numbers coach Greg just gave

  • They found that doing 15″kettle bell snatch with 16 kg and 15″ rest for 20 minutes you burn about maybe is more than coach greg says

  • This is the big thing I have come to learn about calorie tracking. The answer is, no one really knows. The absolute best they can do is within 40% accuracy.

    The best way to find out is through riding regularly, changing your approach to nutrition when riding and to consider what you are trying to achieve when riding (weightloss, enjoyment or for performance).

    My own research tells me that Ill burn between 450 650 calories per hour depending on how much effort and the terrain Im riding. DYOR.

  • Is your body weight getting factored in as well in your leg day? I get that it won’t add that much but the data seems biased to intentionally be lower

  • Yeah but maybe weightlifting doesn’t burn that much calories but sleeping and repairing muscles requires a lot of calories. I mean think about how much energy a pro bodybuilders muscles require? Though I agree 1 hour of cardio will burn more calories short term rather than an intense 1 hour workout

  • I keep watching his video’s and inside my head im like “this is fucking impossible ” just started gpoing to the gym for like 3weeks

  • Dear sir my name is parveen and my weight is only 62 kg and my height is 6.2 feet approximately…… Height according my weight is low how can I gain my weight…… Please specify sir…..

  • I wish I had a big cock like that. I would have been more successful in life, instead I’m a loser with a micropenis. My life sucks and I’m going to Thailand.

  • Doing burpees for 1 minute burns more calories than lifting 400kg for ten reps?
    There is something wrong with the physics of this world.

  • I know my average speed is turtle slow at 15-16 mph but I just ride for fun and fitness and don’t care to race. I do a lot of climbing here in Arkansas and during the summer I’m riding in 100 deg Fahrenheit temperatures. How much does climbing and hot temperatures effect calories burned?

  • Ok, I’ve seen some fancy pushups…I’ve even messed around with some gourmet pushups. But you got me with the helicopter pushups. I’m impressed and humbled.

  • There is a big difference in cal and kcal
    In the video they are talking about 777 calories, but i believe it must be 777 kcal (777.000 calories)
    #torqueback #gcn

  • Do cyclist weight train? I know most videos are “on bike” type videos, but are their “off bike” workouts that cyclist use to get legs stronger?

  • when I was training kids for soccer… and the people coming at the field and saw me training was very attractive because of the quality. many of them asked me how to burn fat… what they all were doing was brisk walking and that was even a brisk walk. I always told them that will gain you more weight until an extra effort and intensity is added. and what I propose if you will can do it but you would not because this will make you appear more crazy in front of others. If you are impressed by my lean 6.2ft figure running around with younger kids I look stupid but you look up at me to look smart. that’s what I said, you put some aerobic and anaerobic. the ones who took advice seriously they appreciate it always. from Pakistan, Biomedical Engineer unfortunately. But I love to workout I love soccer and going to gym and fitter than all my friends.
    And @Athlean-X, thanks a lot now I can evidently support my suggestions.

  • kcal burned is quite hard to do exactly.
    Watts is quite accurate for a ballpark figure, though I don’t know the precise efficiency of food energy to muscle power and how much is wasted as heat.
    Figures say it’s about 25% but it would vary, likely lowering for extremes of gearing. If you were trying to muscle up hills in the big ring or spinning the granny at 180 rpm you would likely have less power relative to kcal burned.
    Heart rate is fairly useless as though it correlates to mechanical work output but
    Oxygen consumption well it’s hard to take all that equipment with you on a bike, and it varies between fat and glycogen. Glycogen gives you more energy for the same amount of oxygen.
    Temperature rise in a closed room (from body and turbo trainer resistance unit)? Again can’t do outside on bike and also doesn’t take into account sweat evaporation. Actually can you measure waste energy from rate of fluid loss? Like a kettle boiling dry at 540 kcal/litre boiled dry + 63 kcal/litre to get from 37C to 100C. Or if you use tap temperature around 85 kcal/litre + the 540. I suppose that doesn’t take heat from the sun or surroundings into account.

  • Interesting. But you don’t talk about the air temperature, that is, if you ride in winter or summer, you surely will not be burning the same amount of calories (considering all other factors equal)?

  • When it says on Strava the amount of calories you have burned during the ride, does it take into account the extra calories you burn during rest, or does it just count the calories for the ride? #torqueback

  • Or you can just get it from Strava, which estimates power, and hence calories burned, from weight, elevation gains, velocity. The calorie estimate will come pretty close to the power meter output. The power meter output is an estimate as well, assuming a particular human efficiency, 25%, I believe.

  • Just curious as to your take on Hammer Nutrition’s calorie recommendation being on the lower side, being either 120-180/hour or 150-210/hour for a typical 150# cyclist? Most of what I had read prior was more like 300-400/hour. Thanks for any reply you have.

  • Power meter. For me there are 3 options. Just use a 1:1 on kJ to calories so assuming middle of the road efficiency. There is Training Peaks which tends to estimate a bit low on calories (so assuming my body is fairly efficient so a larger percentage of my body’s total work is making it to the pedals) and then Strava which tends to assume a bit high on calories.

    When I enter a ride into MyFitnessPal for calories I use:
    Strava if it was an interval ride
    kJ if it was a tempo or hilly ride
    Training Peaks if it was a casual or endurance pace/flat ride

    Last night I did 45 minutes of intervals on Zwift.
    I used 499kJ. TP said 470 calories while Strava said 570 calories. I put 570 into MyFitnessPal. Had I climbed Box Hill at full difficulty but didn’t do any particularly hard intervals I would’ve used 499. Had I done some endurance pace Classique loops, I would’ve used 470 calories.

  • What’s interesting is how inefficient anaerobic respiration is. It’s supposed to produce a net gain of 2 ATP molecules from 1 glucose molecule. Meanwhile in aerobic respiration 1 glucose molecule can supposedly produce 30-36 ATP. And compared to steady cardio I guess we can say that lifting is around 16% time utilization (40 sec TUT + 180 sec rest), while steady cardio is 100%. But even if we round it down to 10%, that’s still only a tenfold difference compared to cardio, while the efficiency of energy generation is supposed to be at least 15-fold more wasteful. But I’m not saying lifting burns a lot of calories, since I’m in good shape and I can easily do 2-3 hour bike rides at a fast pace while I couldn’t do more than a few sets of squats. I’d be just curious how does the inefficiency of anaerob energy generation factor in.

  • I’m not even a bodybuilder, I’m a power lifter, but this guy produces some great content. There aren’t many people that I sub to after watching one video but he is special!!! Such great information

  • Also as a(n) future exercise physiologist, I think Sky would like this. Test all the riders for their respiratory quotient (RE) at set power levels then create an algorithm from that that can be applied to the power data from each stage and training ride to almost exactly calculate their caloric expenditure. From this they can know exactly how much they need to eat and when, and take all (most) of the guess work out of trimming up for key events. Or they do do this and I just live in a hole.

  • Fascinating if you’re a stat nerd or an obsessive calorie counter/dieter, but the most important thing is to just get out and ride.
    If I you get a new bike and fall in love with cycling, just ride all the time. Eating a healthy diet is good for your body even if I you don’t cycle, but if you do cycle and eat a healthy diet too, you’re virtually guaranteed to lose weight and you can have more ‘treats’ than you could have if you didn’t cycle.

  • Approx 2500 calories every 100km. I find a bowl of cereal, 1 banana for breakfast. On the road no more than two coffee and 2 ice creams over 5 hours is plenty. And giant bowl of pasta for dinner.

  • I don’t eat like a pig and cycle alot but still skinny fat. fuck you fats fuck you… you’re the reason that I’m depressed. other than being a loner and single and worthless and having no idea what I’m doing and what i am supposed to do and… well whatever

  • Sir what should be our diet plan after 30min of ancient workout as I know about the ancient exercises but don’t know the diet to be followed with these exercises and I want to gain muscle. So if you can please help me out.

  • how do you only do a 10 second sprint on a treadmill unless you own your own gym… Most commercials gyms take about 1 minutes to even get up to 10 mph.

  • A watt is the amount of energy produced by burning 1 joule over 1 second. Thus one watt consumes 3600 joules per hour, or 3.6 kilojoules, or just under 1 calorie (actually kilocalorie). I don’t know where 4 calories comes from, but it is not correct.

    It is also important to remember that calories are consumed and watts are produced just running the body at a heightened rate, which does not get transferred to the pedals.

  • You are confusing more ya after knowing the calories of the food what u r going to do u must know how much calories u are shreding to know how much to eat.

  • What about those YouTubers, including athleanx, who post barbell or dumbell complexes and say do it instead of cardio? Should i stick to normal weight training and steady state cardio, or do these exercise complexes and hitt cardio 30 seconds on 10 seconds off to maximize calories burnt?

  • Soooo In a more recent video you has said combining strength training and cardio wasn’t the best idea. (when Jesse is doing deadlifts and bar hops). Did you only mean that when you try and do your 1RM?

  • how much is one of those bikes they are riding? i have a single speed bike right now but i think if i had one of those slim mountain bikes i would be able to ride better

  • A beginner question: Greg, how do I know how much kalories I burn on my cardio? Cause I can not trust the machines at the gym.
    How do I calculate? Approximately…

  • Holy shit! This is such important information! Would love to know such information from studies which generally never make it to these “fitness” blogs.
    Big ups Paul!

  • You are great sir first time aisa laga ki mai wakai me motivated videos dekh raha hu aaj se mai bhi suru aap dekhna sir aapke jaise body bana ke rahuga,,, mai bhut skiny hu but hausale aur sahas hi khuch bhi kar sskta hu tq sir