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TL,DR: it's in the right ballpark (but depends on how much you weigh, what you're carrying, how fast you're going, etc.). For the elevation alone (not counting the extra energy spent moving your legs), the energy cost to climb a height h is m * g * h where m is your mass and g ≈ 9.81 m/s2 is the gravitational acceleration. For a mass of 70 kg (≈ 11 stone, ...


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The 'mgh' analysis given by @Gilles is correct but for a consideration of muscle efficiency - the ratio of useful mechanical work (energy) output to biochemical energy input for human muscle. This is often quoted as being around 18-26% e.g. as referenced here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_performance. So yes, to get the kCal. burned you would have to ...


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CalorieLab has a calculator for calories burned per type of activity. If you type in a weight 70 kg (155 lbs) and chose "Walking," you get a chart for various walking activities and one says that walking upstairs whilst carrying 1-15 lb load for 15 minutes burns 70 Calories (kilocalories). If you say that 1 step takes 1 second, and 15 minutes = 900 seconds, ...


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The most common cause of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is wrist overuse: Work-related activities that require a high degree of repetition and force or use of hand-operated vibratory tools significantly increase the risk of CTS. A large prospective cohort study found that forceful hand exertion was the most important factor in the development of CTS ...


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American Migraine Foundation mentions that stress can be a trigger of a migraine attack in almost 70% of sufferers. A heavy exercise at an inappropriate time can act as a stressor, while regular moderate exercise can act as a stress reliever (Migrainetrust). Below are conclusions of 2 recent reviews of studies. The association between migraine and ...


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