Walking For Weight Loss

Q. I walk long distances fairly frequently. What I want to know is that as I carry a rucksack with say 28 pounds of weight in it do I add 28 pounds to my weight when trying to assess how many calories I'll lose?

It seems to make sense but I could be wrong!

As I weigh 15 stone without the rucksack how many calories am I likley to burn off per mile.

Thanks to anyone who is kind enough to respond.

Charles Walker, London


A. Have a look at our item Walking to lose weight - some hints and tips

Hope this helps

Mike (Editor)


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