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When I burn off a very large number of calories, where does the weight go?

Yes, the other 8kcal will come from the body. I am not sure if it will only purely be fat, the body can break down other tissue such as muscle tissue if it needs to. But yes it will come from burning ...
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When I burn off a very large number of calories, where does the weight go?

Regarding this bit: I typically find that my appetite is elevated for a couple of days after such a ride, but not during or immediately after. It’s not just your appetite or calorie deficit from the ...
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When I burn off a very large number of calories, where does the weight go?

Where does energy come from during ultra-endurance events? Ultra-endurance athletes burn a small amount (about 5-10%) of the required kcal in proteinsKnechtle2018. (If you are interested, you can look ...
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Fat burning in ketogenic mode?

The substrate of energy that your body utilizes during exercise essentially has zero impact on your body’s overall fat stores. This is because any fat that is utilized for the purpose of providing ...
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How refined sugar intake affect the exercise results?

It is excessive calorie intake that results in weight gain, not sugar. Refined or any other sugar and other carbohydrates = 4 Cal/g Protein = 4 Cal/g Fat = 9 Cal/g Alcohol = 7 Cal/g Source: ucla.edu ...
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Look leaner in 45 days

Don’t expect drastic results. The bottom line is that you want to be thinner, let’s focus on that. The only way to accomplish this is by being in a caloric deficit. You should first estimate your ...
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When I burn off a very large number of calories, where does the weight go?

Yes, the kcal that do not come from the food you consume or the glycogen stored in your muscles comes from "your body". The most of it will come from fat; I do not know how large of a ...
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Is there value doing pushups until I can not do them more due to muscle fatigue?

As most things, it depends on what your goal is. A lot of people want to build muscle and be fit. A lot of people feel a rush when they achieve a physical feat. Different goals will require different ...
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When I burn off a very large number of calories, where does the weight go?

As a deleted answer stated (albeit with a falsehood and in a slightly puerile manner), one of the explanations for where the weight goes is indeed in excrement. As your body breaks down food, fat, and ...
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Walking in order to burn fat

Unfortunately the answer to your question seems to be: NO. Layne Norton knows more about this topic than most and here is an article he wrote about it: BEST FORM OF CARDIO FOR BODYBUILDING? As you can ...
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Can fasted hiking cause muscle loss?

Does fasted cardio eat muscle mass? A small study of 20 men tested this theory by comparing two groups, one that trained fasted and one that trained fed, and gave them similar caloric deficits with ...
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Correlation between weight to loose, target number of days and steps to walk each day

Your request is overly simplistic. That’s why you haven’t been able to find any reliable information. It’s difficult to develop the correlation you want because each of us is an individual capable ...
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Does muscles burn fats

Is it similar to the case of abs fat, in which Doing crunches and other abs exercises will not burn belly fat, but just build your abs muscles? Yes, just like abs workouts, you will not spot ...
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Rest day for a male in 30s who do planking and burpees?

Rest days are incorporated to give your body time to heal from activities that break down a lot of tissues or otherwise generate waste products. A proper training plan will keep you on the edge of ...
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Correlation between Sweat and fat burning

It is an indication that you are burning some calories but there is no definite relation between fat burning and sweating. You may sweat while you are burning fat or you may sweat while you are using ...
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Weight loss and fat reduction with workouts / exercise / activity / diet

First, see a dietician that specializes in obesity. This can not be stressed enough. If you're in an exercise program make certain that the frequency and type of exercise are accounted for. Most ...
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How to burn both fat and muscle at the same time?

This is the first time I've heard someone wants to lose both fat and muscle mass. Of course there's a method to lose both fat and muscle: to be on a hypocaloric and low-protein diet (Advanced ...
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Does faster heart rate always mean burn of calories?

You burn calories when any organ in your body works and breaks down macronutrients (glucose, fat or protein) into energy. You can significantly increase burning calories (in terms of weight loss) ...
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Home excercises to burn fat everyday?

The question of calorie deficit / calorie surplus is always in the "calorie intake" part of the equation, not "calorie spend" part. In other words, it is mostly about what we eat, and not about how we ...
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Most efficient way to burn fat?

Your "perception" of energy/effort used is strictly personal opinion. Taking the HIIT vs Jogging example. If both burns the same amount of calories, which is better? Whatever you like better is the ...
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What is the best runs strategy to burn fat

Calories burnt during exercise: Running 7 mph (11.2 km/h) for an hour (a 155 lbs or 70 kg person): 809 Calories (Wisconsin.gov) Sprinting for 10 minutes (no more details revealed): 800 Calories (...
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Should I use Fat burner or do more exercise?

It sounds like you've hit a plateau in your weight loss, it does happen. The body seeks homeostasis, so if you don't change anything for a few months, you'll reach a point where your body is "happy" ...
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Cardio vs. Fat burn workout

Answer specific to the modes on a crosstrainer (or similar gym equipment) Question 1 I would like to know the difference between cardio workout and fat burn workout. Typically, the "Cardio ...
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Maximum wattage of a fat cell

Although it changes from person to person (weight), approximately 60-85% of maximal heart rate are accepted as fat burning zone. If you keep your intensity (lower is better) between above mentioned ...
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Does muscles burn fats

“My question is , when building muscles in a specific position of the body (let us say the butt), what happens to the fats present in this position? Does they all converted into muscles?“ Adipose ...
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Does muscles burn fats

Spot Reducing fact is not possible. There is no controversy. Many youtube videos and journals on this. See here Blood Flow and lyposis.. Fat is not converted into muscle. Beginner weightlifters can ...
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What causes a greater rate of calorie burn during an activity?

This is just plain old physics. The amount of calories burned is based on the amount of work it put in. Work = Force x Distance Force = Mass x Acceleration So based on that, you can put in more ...
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Can a workout be too short?

It depends what your goals are. If your goal is exercising to burn fat, then it's possible but you need to exercise enough - it doesn't matter that it'd be split to very short sessions - important is ...
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How to burn fat while doing workout?

Please don't forget that you can't "buy" results. You can use all the L-carnitine in the world, which will certainly help a little, but unless you're actually in a caloric deficit, your cardio and ...
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