The more you weigh, the more effort it takes you to perform a particular exercise. Therefore, the more calories you will burn.
The person who weighs 250 lbs will have to work harder to walk a 20-minute mile than someone who weighs 200 lbs.
Think about walking while carrying 25 lb weights at your sides (50 extra pounds). It would be extremely hard! That’s what it would feel like to be 50 lbs heavier and walk at the same pace.
It’s also important to note that it may not be realistic for someone who weighs 250 lbs to exercise at the same intensity (pace) as someone who weighs 200 lbs.
Find out how many calories you burn during the following types of exercise:
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