Health + Wellness — Exercise

Stationary Bicycle Group Fitness Class With Women And Men

How Many Calories Are You Burning?

Calories and Activity Have you ever wondering how many calories you are burning while exercising, playing sports, or working? The following charts show the estimated length of time it would take to burn 100 calories for different activities and exercises. Calories expended are estimates based on the weight of the individual performing the exercise. These numbers can be used for both women and men, but of course will vary by intensity and differences between individuals. Because 1 pound of body fat can provide approximately 3500 calories, you would need to perform any one of these exercises for the allotted time...

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Sugary candy

Sugar: What You Have To Know For Weight Loss And Health

Want to lose weight?  Want to be healthy?  You need to understand how your body uses sugar (carbohydrates) and what sugar does to your body. Sugar And Energy Simple sugars in foods include the monosaccharides glucose, fructose, and galactose.  Disaccharides (compounds made from two molecules of sugar) such as maltose, sucrose (table sugar), and lactose (the sugar in milk) are also generally considered simple sugars.  All of these can be converted to glucose in your body. Some sources of simple sugars include fruit, juice, honey, and candy, and processed goods often have sugar added to them. Sources of complex carbohydrates...

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