How Many Calories Do You Burn Lifting Weights? (Calculator)

Calories Burned Lifting Weights

Lifting weights is great for building muscle, increasing your strength, and improving your overall health. But how many calories does lifting weights burn? In this article, I’ll answer that question by first showing you a simple formula (and a calculator!) for calculating how many calories you burn lifting weights. Then, we delve into the details … Read more

Sleep More, Eat Less: Does Sleep Help You Lose Weight?


Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, when I was new to lifting and the bodybuilding scene, we didn’t think of sleep as a helpful tool for getting in shape. Why would you lie in bed snoring when you could be up and about, burning calories, and getting things done? I’m not sure how … Read more

No Differences in Relative Caloric Requirements between Male and Female Athletes

Do male and female athletes have different calorie requirements? The answer is no. A new study compared the resting metabolic rate between sexes in college athletes using indirect calorimetry. The researchers also measured the fat mass and fat-free mass of the subjects using air displacement plethysmography. ADP is a method of measuring body composition based … Read more