Calorie and Energy Expenditure Information
Walking: to Boost Metabolism
Exercise to Raise Metabolic Rate
One way to boost the body's metabolism (the rate at which it expends energy at rest), is to perform a regular fitness workout - such as walking (4 mph).
Walking: Faster Metabolic Rate
The benefits of a faster metabolism include faster weight reduction and fat loss. It also helps maintain a normal weight level in middle age. In addition, a regular walking workout helps maintain normal blood glucose levels, as well as normal cholesterol and blood pressure.
About 45 minutes of walking burns about 67 calories. In one year, this physical fitness workout uses up a total of 110,230 calories - about 31 pounds of body weight.
Walking and Diet
As well as taking regular walking exercise, try to follow a healthy, balanced diet. All weight loss trials show that a nutritious calorie-controlled eating plan is essential for long term weight control.
Energy Expenditure and Calorie-Burning