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Old 03-26-2010, 04:00 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jonr71 View Post
I use the "stationary bike" options and try to find the ones that most closely reflect the calorie burn for the program I am on. The intervals program on the ellipticals at my gym (at level 10 of 25) has a calorie burn of ~730 calories per hour so about 12 calories per minute. That is about the same as the "stationary bike: vigorous effort" option.

I guess if you know the wattage of the excercise and your weight you could work out the calorie burn... I might look that up...
I thought I had found the answer here

Calories Burned - Free guide to increase Calories Burned

but this just seems to be the source of fitday's data. No mention of eliptical. A good place to get estimate though.
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