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Have you ever given a thought about the effectiveness of walking?
In case you haven't, it is time you do so. In this article, we are going to help you determine how many calories you will burn while walking and it will be fun. However, you should know that walking is very good for your health. This means that engaging yourself in walking will stabilize your heart rate. When done consistently will help you maintain your weight and keeps you fit always.

However, below is a calculated method of losing weight by walking: 

1. 120-140 Pounds

Fast-Paced Walk: 4-5 mph

95 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
185 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
370 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk



Uphill Walk: 3.5 mph

90 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
180 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
355 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk


Downhill Walk: 2.5 mph

40 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
85 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
165 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk


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    2. 140-160 Pounds

    A Fast-Paced Walk: 4-5 mph

    100 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
    214 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
    430 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk

      Uphill Walk: 3.5 mph

       102 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
      204 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
      408 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk

        Downhill Walk: 2.5 mph

        50 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
        95 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
        190 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk




        3. 160-180 Pounds


        A Fast-Paced Walk: 4-5 mph

        120 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
        245 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
        485 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk

          Uphill Walk: 3.5 mph

          115 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
          230 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
          465 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk

          Downhill Walk: 2.5 mph

          54 calories can be burnt in 15 mins of walk
          110 calories can be burnt in 30 mins of walk
          215 calories can be burnt in 1 hour of walk


          If you adhere strictly to procedures above and you are consistent in doing any of the above which is ok for your health and weight, you will be better for it.
          However, consult your doctor before engaging yourself in any form of exercise.