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Do you burn more calories while running rather than walking?

  Believe it or not, in a perfect system with no outside factors like friction or wind resistance, you would burn the same amount of calories if you ran or walked a mile. Think back to your good ole’ high school physics days when you learned the simple equations that supposedly govern our universe: Work = Force x Distance. The number of calories burned depends primarily on you weight and the distance traveled. In other words, work is the total energy required to move a particular