In this Article
- Do you remember your first step?
- What are the top 10 reasons to walk?
- What are the types of walking?
- Where can I find tips on walking techniques?
- Is walking really a workout?
- What are the biomechanics and types of foot strike?
- What type of foot do I have?
- What type of shoe should I buy?
- How many calories will I burn walking?
- What's a good average walking speed?
- How much walking should I do?
- How do I get started?
- Where can I walk?
- Should I walk or run?
- Where can I get more information about walking?
Where can I get more information about walking?
The Complete Guide to Walking, New and Revised: For Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness, by Mark Fenton
Calories burned in one hour at different body weights
Calories burned per hour at different body weights
|Walking||110 lbs.||125 lbs.||150 lbs.||175 lbs.||200 lbs.|
|Strolling less than 2 mph, level||100||114||136||159||182|
|Moderate pace about 3 mph||175||199||239||278||318|
|Brisk pace about 3.5 mph||200||227||273||318||364|
|Very brisk pace about 4.5 mph||225||256||307||358||409|
|Moderate pace about 3 mph, uphill||300||341||409||477||545|
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