How Many Calories Do You Burn When Cycling?

Published on March 12th 2017

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We are often asked the question How Many Calories Do You Burn When Cycling? Dan and Matt provide the answer!

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There are various ways of calculating how many calories you burn when cycling. A power-meter is a great way to work it out. However, you can also do the maths with a formula based around your heart-rate. 
There are many variables to consider too, such as fatigue, a naturally low heart beat etc. 

Oh, and let's not forget, you are even burning calories when resting/recovering. 

Why does this matter? Well, it's important you're replacing what you have used so that your body is in good condition. Carefully considered calories are the way to go.

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