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Old 04-17-2010, 12:05 AM   #2 (permalink)
tandoorichicken
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There is a term in exercise science: excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. This is the technical term for after-burn and is noticeably elevated after intervals, sprints, and heavy lifting, as compared to long-duration low-to-moderate intensity cardio. If you look up EPOC on pubmed or simply Google you should be able to find some charts or formulae that can estimate this for you depending on your activity.

-Nik
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