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Calories burned with exercise and other physical activities

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Race Walking

Racewalking is a high-endurance activity that involves accelerated walking and running at a moderate speed. It is a low-impact form of exercise,...

Racquetball

Racquetball is a popular indoor court sport that involves volleying a ball inside the court and scoring points against the opponent. Racquetball...

Racquetball - casual

Racquetball is an indoor racquet sport that was invented in 1920. Unlike other racquet sports like tennis, but similar to squash, racquetball is...

Racquetball - competitive

Competitive racquetball games are played with the same rules as recreational racquetball, except the game may require more skill, tactics and...

Rafting - whitewater

Whitewater rafting is one of the most thrilling leisure sports available to recreational enthusiasts. While riding in inflatable rafts, rafters...

Rock Climbing - ascending

Scampering up the vertical face of a granite peak while wedging your fingers into long fissures is one of the most exhilarating and physically...

Rock Climbing - rappelling

Rappelling is an outdoor sport that requires descending a steep rock during a rock climbing event. Rapelling requires skill, good form and focus...

Roller blading/skating

Roller blading and skating exercises require balancing and moving the lower body in specific sequences in order to maneuver on a pair of skates....

Roller Skating

People have roller skated in one form or another since 1743. As a popular recreational sport, roller skating can be a great form of aerobic...

Rowing

Rowing is an outdoor competitive sport that requires superior athletic ability, endurance and stamina. Rowing involves working with a team of...

Rowing - stationary, general

Look around almost any fitness club and you'll probably find a stationary rowing machine abandoned in the corner. Stationary rowing is a great way...

Rowing - stationary, light

Stationary rowing using low exercise intensities can improve your flexibility, build moderate upper and lower body strength and improve your...

Rowing - stationary, moderate

When the weather is ugly outside, stationary rowing can be an excellent way to improve physical fitness while improving your upper body strength...

Rowing - stationary, very vigorous

Rowing on a stationary rowing machine at a high SPM (strokes per minute) is one of the best ways to maintain and develop aerobic fitness....

Rowing - stationary, vigorous

One great alternative to running outside is rowing on a stationary rowing machine. Rowing can be done at different intensities from light to...

Rugby

Rugby is a contact sport that is a variation of American football. The goal of rugby is cross the opponent's goal line or kick the ball over the...

Rugby (football)

If you're unfamiliar with the terms ruck, maul, scrum or lineout, then it's time to start playing Rugby. Rugby football is played throughout the...

Running - 10 mph

Anyone who can run for long distances at 10 mph can claim to be an elite distance runner. By running at this pace, you'll be logging a 6-minute...

Running - 10.9 mph

Once you're able to consistently run at 10.9 mph, you can call yourself a recreationally elite distance runner. Running at 10.9 mph means you can...

Running - 5 mph

Running at 5 mph (miles per hour) is considered a moderate pace. Stated in minutes per mile, a 5-mph run is equivalent to a 12-minute mile —...

Running - 5.2 mph

Running is one of the easiest ways to improve your fitness level and manage your weight. By bumping up your running speed, you increase your energy...

Running - 6 mph

Running at 6 miles per hour is equivalent to running a mile in 10 minutes. At this pace, it would take you over four and a half hours to finish a...

Running - 6.7 mph

The faster you run, the more energy you consume and, theoretically, the fitter you are. Running at 6.7 mph is considered represents a low to...

Running - 7 mph

Many people consider running at 7.5 mph to be a moderate pace. 7.5 miles per hour translates to an 8.5 minute mile, an average speed for most...

Running - 7.5 mph

The ÒaverageÓ running pace for most recreational runners is 7.5 miles per hour or an 8-minute mile. By running an 8-minute mile, you'll be able to...

Running - 8 mph

For runners who can maintain an 8-mph pace, recreational foot races begin to get competitive. At this pace, you'll be running a 7.5-minute mile. By...

Running - 8.6 mph

Being able to run consistently at 8.6 mph means that you enjoy a relatively high level of fitness. If you can run at this pace, it will take you...

Running - 9 mph

Once you're fit enough to consistently run at 9 mph, you can begin competing with recreationally elite runners. Running at 9 mph translates to a...

Running - cross-country

Running outdoors on trails, pavement or over a trekking course may be part of a cross country route and can take place in both a competitive or...

Running - general

Endurance running is one of the easiest ways to maintain and improve aerobic and anaerobic fitness levels. It requires very little in the way of...

Running - track team practice

Track and field events cover a range of competitive athletic events. Running events include sprinting, middle distance races, hurdles, long...

Running - up stairs

Professional and recreational runners who are serious about their training typically employ numerous drills to strengthen specific areas of their...

Running: 10 mph (6 min/mile)

Running at a pace of 10 mph or 6 minutes per mile is a challenging pace for most fitness levels and is often undertaken by professional athletes...

Running: 5 mph (12 min/mile)

Running at a pace of 5-12 mph or a 12-minute mile is a slow to moderate running pace. Running at speeds of 5-12 mph can help increase endurance...

Running: 5.2 mph (11.5 min/mile)

Running at pace of 5.2 mph or completing a 11.5 minute mile is a moderate pace for most fitness levels. Running exercises involve the entire body,...

Running: 6 mph (10 min/mile)

Running at a pace of 6 mph or 10 minutes per mile is the standard racing pace for most fitness levels, but can be a warmup pace for high endurance...

Running: 6.7 mph (9 min/mile)

Running at a pace of 6.7 mph or 9 minutes per mile is a goal for many athletes who want to run in a formal race or competitive event. Running at a...

Running: 7 mph (8.5 min/mile)

Running at a pace of 7 mph or 8.5 minutes per mile is a moderate to fast pace for most people, and is often undertaken by well-trained athletes in...

Running: 8.6 mph (7 min/mile)

Running at a pace of 8.6 mph or 7 minutes per mile requires a high level of athletic ability and endurance. Running a 7 minute mile is often...

Running: stairs, up

Running up the stairs is a great, relatively-low impact form of exercise.