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A calorie inferno

Written by Healthy Living

Considering a new exercise to lose weight? Here is the number of calories a 160-pound person would burn in one hour by performing the following exercises:

  • Low-impact aerobics: 365 calories burned
  • Water aerobics: 402 calories burned
  • Bicycling less than 10mph: 292 calories burned
  • Ballroom dancing: 219 calories burned
  • Hiking: 438 calories burned
  • Running (5 mph): 606 calories burned
  • Swimming laps: 423 calories burned
  • Walking (3.5 mph): 314 calories burned


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