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How Many Extra Calories Incline Really Burns

Mar 2 2014 - 3:22am

Pumping up the incline on the treadmill not only tones your tush and legs, increases your endurance, and can help improve your speed, but also burns crazy calories — significantly more than with no incline. Need a little more proof? Check out the chart below for some inspiring numbers.

*All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman.

Pace (minutes per mile) Calories burned in 30 min at 0% incline Calories burned in 30 min at 5% incline Calories burned in 30 min at 10% incline Calories burned in 30 min at 15% incline
7 (8.5 mph)
391 [1]
526 [2]
615 [3]
708 [4]
8 (7.5 mph)
338 [5]
464 [6]
550 [7]
630 [8]
9 (6.6 mph)
300 [9]
420 [10]
482 [11]
558 [12]
10 (6 mph)
270 [13]
363 [14]
420 [15]
482 [16]
11 (5.5 mph)
243 [17]
326 [18]
392 [19]
432 [20]
12 (5 mph)
216 [21]
296 [22]
362 [23]
394 [24]


Source URL
http://www.fitsugar.com/Calories-Burned-Treadmill-Incline-21488453