Much has been written in popular magazines about aerobic training and how it is the only way one can burn fat. Explain this belief, evaluate it and tell why it may or may not be appropriate. Are there other ways to burn fat? If so, what are some of them?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:32 am ad1c9bdddf
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Aerobic training is definitely not the only way one can burn fat. This is a common belief, with the thought one must run, cycle, or play a sport in which the heart gets in the "target zone" in order to burn fat. In part, this misconceived notion is driven by the vision of thin ...
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Burning Calories through Exercise
How far would you have to run, swim, or walk to burn the equivalent of 1 pound of fat? For how much time would you have to do each activity?
Gaining and losing weight are matters of caloric accounting: Calories in the food you eat minus Calories that you spend in activity. One pound of human body fat contains approximately 3,500 Calories. Using Figure 5.4, compare various ways you could burn off that many Calories. How far would you have to run, swim, or walk to burn the equivalent of 1 pound of fat? For how much time would you have to do each activity? Which method of burning Calories appeals the most to you? The least? See attached file.View Full Posting Details