· Can anybody tell me why there is a huge discrepancy in calorie burn while walking on a treadmill vs. walking outdoors? See attached; the image on the left is from a treadmill, the right one is outdoors. Same pace, duration, average HR, but 108 kcal for an hour on a treadmill and 265 kcal outdoors.
· Whether you prefer treadmill or outdoor running, regular aerobic exercise like running will burn calories to achieve a calorie deficit . One 2016 study found that running a few times per week led …
· As an estimate, walking outside for an hour at a moderate pace can burn roughly 314 calories, while walking at the same pace on a treadmill would burn slightly fewer calories unless you adjusted the incline settings. One interesting thing to note about walking outside vs walking on a treadmill is that the forward motion is created differently.
The treadmill is doing a lot of the work for you, running outside creates more resistance, hence the better all-around work out. Running outside is invigorating and refreshing and changes scenery.. better for your mind. If you do a 45 minute run, and go one way for 22.5 minutes, you must come back, with a treadmill you can just hop off.
· For example, a 160 pound person will burn 157 calories walking at a 3.5 mph pace for 30 minutes on a treadmill, while running at a 5 mph pace burns 303 calories for a person of the same weight …
· The faster you walk on the treadmill, the more calories you’ll burn. In 30 minutes, a 155-pound person burns about 149 calories at 3.5 mph, 167 calories at 4 mph and 186 calories at 4.5 mph. Racewalking, which entails walking as fast as you can go without breaking into a run, the same person burns 242 calories in 30 minutes.
· Walking and the elliptical are both cardio workouts, so naturally, they burn calories. But exercising on an elliptical typically burns more calories than walking. A 155-pound person can burn around 335 calories after 30 minutes of working out on the elliptical, according to Harvard Health Publishing.
· The surface of the treadmill is better than outside; you can enjoy more comfort and less strain. The continuous use of a treadmill helps you to burn calories and fat, and ultimately it helps you to get a better body tone. On a treadmill, you can pre-program the workout plan that helps you to achieve your fitness goal.
· Compare the calories burned on both treadmill and outside walk, and see which one is greater. Usually the one with higher speed or more active minutes wins. There’s not a huge difference between the two. As you’ve probably already learned, treadmill doesn’t do distance as well. Whatever keeps you walking!
· This means you are seriously working, however — breaking a sweat and raising your heart rate to about 70 to 75 percent of maximum. Using an elliptical with arm poles burns more calories. The average 30-minute run on a treadmill for a 155-pound person going approximately at a 10-minute-mile pace burns about 223 calories.