Did You Know?
Walking at a steady pace (3 miles per hour) burns 5 calories per minute (cpm) and 150 calories in 30 minutes
Power Walking (4 miles per hour) burns 8 cpm and 240 calories in 30 minutes
Slow Jogging (5 miles per hour) burns 10cpm and 300 calories in 30 minutes
Swimming burns 7 cpm and 210 calories in 30 minutes
Cycling burns 10 cpm and 300 calories in 30 minutes
The average calorie burn varies depending on weight, age and gender. These are averages for someone weighing around 11st.
So, the more effort you put into the exercise the more weight you will lose and the fitter you will become, and this, in turn, will lower your resting heart rate (an excellent predictor for good health) and release endorphins that make you feel great, boosting your feeling of well-being. Truly a win, win situation!