Weight Control and Exercise
Exercise is vital for steady weight loss and long term weight control. Aerobic exercise is one of the best types of exercise for weight loss. It burns calories, raises your metabolic rate, improves your energy and fitness, and strengthens bones.
How Many Calories Do You Burn During Aerobic Exercise
The following list shows the number of calories burned during a 30-minute exercise session. The heavier you are, the more calories you burn. The list is based on body weights of 130 pounds & 180 pounds. The heavier you are, the more calories you burn.
|Exercise||Weight||Calories Burned||Weight||Calories Burned|
|Walking||180 pounds||202||130 pounds||150|
|Swimming||180 pounds||405||130 pounds||300|
|Aerobics||180 pounds||270||130 pounds||195|
|Housework||180 pounds||150||130 pounds||110|
|Cycling||180 pounds||180||130 pounds||125|
|Tennis||180 pounds||270||130 pounds||195|
|Squash||180 pounds||525||130 pounds||382|
Remember: regular physical exercise is essential for healthy weight loss and long term weight maintenance. You burn off extra calories and your energy levels improve.
Weight Loss Advice
For healthy weight control, choose a diet that follows the Food Pyramid Guidelines and offers diet support, exercise advice and “brilliant” weight loss motivation.