HIIT/ Tabata

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Re: HIIT/ Tabata

Postby hjs » February 25th, 2017, 4:47 am

jamesg wrote:2:15 is about 140W, so in 45 minutes you delivered 140x45x60 Ws work, burning in total about 4 times as much chemical energy, or 0.45 kWh, say 40 g dry fat. Getting fit a is a long job.


40 gram fat, or roughly 360 kcal. So one snack and you lost nothing.

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Harder efforts or weights have a bigger epoc effect, afterburning of energy due to the need to repair the body after micro trauma caused by the workload.
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Re: HIIT/ Tabata

Postby badge48 » February 25th, 2017, 5:29 pm

jamesg wrote:2:15 is about 140W, so in 45 minutes you delivered 140x45x60 Ws work, burning in total about 4 times as much chemical energy, or 0.45 kWh, say 40 g dry fat. Getting fit a is a long job.

Sure is. Getting fat takes time so same in reverse!!

Should I be working harder for 10k? For fat burn ignoring increasing fitness.
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Re: HIIT/ Tabata

Postby jamesg » February 26th, 2017, 5:27 am

Should I be working harder for 10k


HR 150 for 45 minutes would suggest you're working hard enough for now.
With a month or two of similar work with HR, Watts and Rating all under control and recorded, watching your ratios W/kg, W/HR, W/Rating will show what's happening and what next.
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