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Running Triples Speed For Extra One Third Of Calories

01 May 2017

Based on [1] and [2] normal walking speed of 2.5 mph on average consumes around 87 calories per mile while running at speed of 7 mph will consume only 32 extra calories, which is 37% per mile extra.

  • [1] Abstract https://www.researchgate.net/publication/221975400_Energy_Expenditure_Comparison_Between_Walking_and_Running_in_Average_Fitness_Individuals
  • [2] Derivation https://www.verywell.com/does-running-burn-more-calories-than-walking-3435132