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Calculating calorie with the help of pedometer

  1. May 5, 2009 #1
    I feel I am posting in the right section, I was trying to calculate the calories burned with the help of number of steps walked, but not sure which formula I should use.
    I have a predefined stride length
    so distance travelled will be (no of steps x stride length) and I know my weight, with the help of these two whether I will be able to calculate calories burned??

    I saw a different range of formulas



    calorie=wt(lbs)xdistance(miles)x(.029) etc

    but which one is true, can anyone tell me the right formula to be used to calculate the calories burned.

  2. jcsd
  3. May 5, 2009 #2

    any suggestions?
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