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Old 06-18-2013, 07:05 PM   #1934 (permalink)
carolynnq
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Originally Posted by amteague View Post
I have been walking around the lazy river at my pool every day. I saw water jogging on the fitness exercise log but not water walking. Does anyone know how many calories are burned by water walking 1 mile?
I don't know. Calories burned depends on weight, but for me, on land, jogging burns 6 cals/min and walking at a moderate pace burns 3. So walking burns 50% less cals than jogging. But I don't know if that same ratio would hold up in water.
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