the Calories Burned While Running with the Calorie Calculator
This calories burned calculator calculates the calories burned during a
run, based on your weight
and the distance you ran.
When it comes to burning calories you could not have picked a better
exercise than running.
Opposed to popular belief the speed you run has
little effect to calories burned during your run.
all about distance.
So, running one mile fast vs running one mile slow does not make much
of a difference in calorie usage. Of course, when you go fast, it will
take you less time to cover the distance.
But, go slow, and you might be able to go further than just one mile. As a result, you'd burn more
I can also highly advise you to read my running
for fitness page. It covers the differrences
between fast and slow running in a bit more depth.
Back to the calorie calculator. The formula used in this calculation
Kilograms * Kilometres * 1.036
Don't worry if you don't know your weight in kg or how much you ran in
km, this running calculator does the conversion for you.
Check out this calorie burned calculator and see if your run
enough to burn off a Big Mac or slice of pizza!
Have you run
far enough to burn
that pizza slice?
Now, this is one of the more popular running calculators on
website. And I know, many of us are battling their weight. So, it's an
The good news is, when you want to lose weight, running is one of the
best exercises you
But, exercise is
not the only element to weight loss though, your diet is
important too. It's no good knowing the calories burned
when you eat too much.
The most important equation for weight loss is the following:
Calories Consumed - Calories Burned
Consume less calories than
you burn, then, and only then, will
you lose weight.
So, how many calories is 1 pound of fat?
Want to lose 1 pound of fat?
Then you need to burn roughly 3,500 calories more than you take in.
So, losing one pound per week is the equivalent of 3,500 cal /
7 days = 500 / day.
That's doable, as long as you eat well, don't
overeat and exercise consistently.
So, how many calories should you consume? It depends on age and your
activity levels. A useful tool is available on
MyFitnessPal.com which allows you to set goals and track your
a healthy men, 35 years of age, the advised calorie-intake is
about 2,500 calories.
On average. When you want to lose weight you'll have
make sure you'll consume less than 2,500 calories per day. It may be
less or more for you, depending on what type of work you do, your body,
healthy woman, 35 years of age, the advised calorie-intake is much
less, about 1,700 calories per day. Again, this is an
average. So, as a woman, if you'd
to lose weight, you should eat less than 1,700 calories per day.
have to reduce your calorie-intake to 1,700 - 550 = 1,150 calories per
day in order to lose 1 kg per week. Now, I can tell you, 1,150 is not
high. In fact, generally they recommend that you consume at least 1,200
calories per day to keep your metabolism going at a healthy rate.
So, what does
that mean? Keep in mind, you can lose weight in different
1) Eat less than the recommended calorie-intake per day.
2) Eat the recommended calorie-intake, but burn off some extra calories
by doing exercise.
3) Eat more than the recommended calorie-intake, but do a lot of
exercise to burn it of.
discipline regarding what and
much you eat can go a long way!
option, no exercise, is the hardest. Calorie restriction is tough. Long-term it is not a viable
Especially as your metabolism will adjust to the reduced food-intake
and will "condition" itself to make do with the reduced calories.
why regular exercise is such a good thing.
You can still eat well, keep
your metabolism working as it should, but your exercise makes
you burn off the calories.
For more advice on what type of running to do, how to start running and
what to eat check out
the following pages:
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