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What are the benefits of a one-hour workout?

One hour of exercise can make a huge difference in your physical and psychological wellbeing, whether it’s done during your lunch break or added to your commute. Regular aerobic and resistance training sessions will help you achieve (and exceed) your daily activity requirements for good health.

The Official recommendations of Public Health England recommend that adults do at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week (such as brisk walking, cycling or running) or 75 minutes vigorous-intensity exercise (such as running). The PHE recommends that we do resistance training twice a week to build and maintain strength in all major muscle groups.

The government’s report shows that this level of exercise can be associated with better mental and cardiovascular health. It can also contribute to healthy weight and protect against chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and obesity.

60-minute sessions allow for time to stretch, which is a great way to work on the third pillar of your health, flexibility. Joint mobility is essential to athletic performance, from bodybuilders to sprinters. But it’s also important when it comes to maintaining posture and balance as we age, something that can Let’s say you are 11 stone or 154 lbs or just below 70 kg. Your estimated calorie loss is 224 calories per hour of weightlifting, 520 calories on the stationary bike or rowing machines at moderate intensity, 670 calories if you use the elliptical trainer, and 744 calories for an hour on the treadmill at 6mph.

While it can be helpful to see how many calories you are burning in order to balance your energy, it is not necessary. It is not recommended to do a workout to meet a calorie goal or exercise to burn calories.

HOW MANY CALORIES COULD YOU BURN AT THE GYM IN A ONE-HOUR PERIOD?

Your height, weight, and body composition all play a role in how many calories you burn in a one-hour gym workout. This number can vary from person to person as well as the intensity and activity of each workout.

Let’s say you are 11 stone or 154 lbs or just below 70 kg. Your estimated calorie loss is 224 calories per hour of weightlifting, 520 calories on the stationary bike or rowing machines at moderate intensity, 670 calories if you use the elliptical trainer, and 744 calories for an hour on the treadmill at 6mph.

While it can be helpful to see how many calories you are burning in order to balance your energy, it is not necessary. It is not recommended to do a workout to meet a calorie goal or exercise to burn calories.

This post was written by Darryl Johnson, Co-Owner of Apex performance. At Apex performance we are a community of highly trained experts looking to provide performance enhancement and a permanent lifestyle change for our clients in a fun and interactive environment. Members can take advantage of one-on-one training, small group classes and specialized courses for a wide variety of athletics, sports training and body goals!

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