It takes about

**2,000 steps**to walk a mile. You can estimate the number of walking-equivalent steps you take when exercising at a moderate pace on an elliptical machine by multiplying the number of minutes you exercise by 203. For example, training on the elliptical for**30**minutes equals about**6,090 steps**.In respect to this, are miles on an elliptical accurate?

**Distance**: On a treadmill,

**distance**generally is

**accurate**. It's a measure of the revolutions of the belt over time. On

**elliptical**trainers, stationary bicycles, stair climbers and other cardiovascular machines, the

**distance**is an estimate from a formula worked out by the manufacturer. Calories: This is an estimate.

How long should you be on the elliptical?

Duration. You can prevent weight gain and reduce disease risk with

**150 minutes**of elliptical training per week. A typical 150-minute weekly goal is accomplished with**30 minutes**a day on five different days.1

## How many calories are burned on the elliptical for 30 minutes?

According to the Harvard Medical School, you

**burn**approximately 2.16**calories**for every pound of body weight during**30 minutes**of**elliptical**use. For example, a 160-pound person would**burn**about 345**calories**during**30 minutes**on the**elliptical**.2

## What is a good stride for an elliptical?

For the most part, however, people who are under 5 feet 3 inches can easily handle an

**elliptical**machine with a**stride**length of 16-18 inches and can extend that up to 20 inches. People who are 5 feet 7 inches or taller should start with an**elliptical**that has a 20-inch**stride**length and it can go up from there.3

## What is the distance on an elliptical machine?

**Elliptical**trainers don't measure

**distance**in miles; they measure

**distance**as total revolutions. Revolutions refers to the number of turns the flywheel makes as you pedal. Your speed on an

**elliptical**machine is measured in revolutions per minute. A revolution is equal to two strides.

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## How many miles are in a revolution?

Figure out the number of revolutions it takes to travel one mile by dividing the number of feet in one mile into the number of feet traveled per revolution. 5,280 divided by 5.23598 is 1008.4. Therefore it takes approximately

**1008 revolutions**to travel one mile on this elliptical exercise machine.5

## What is SPM in exercise?

30-minute elliptical workouts. Below are successful 30-minute elliptical workouts that target one or all of the desired focus areas. Each

**workout**lists the time, resistance, and**SPM**or RPM (strides per minute or revolutions per minute).6

## What is the distance measured on a treadmill?

A

**treadmill**provides information on your speed and**distance**.**Treadmills**provide a**measurement**of the**distance**covered in a workout, typically in either kilometers or miles. However, be aware that the**distance measured**may not correlate exactly to the**distance**you've actually run or walked.7

## Are treadmill miles accurate?

Most

**treadmills**provide you feedback about your workout, including approximate calories burned, speed, elapsed time and distance covered. Consumers are often leery of the**accuracy**of this information. However, distance information is one of the more**accurate**data pieces on a**treadmill**.8

## How long is a mile on the treadmill?

If you don't normally do moderate- or vigorous-intensity exercise, chances are your body is in a deconditioned state, and those

**10 minutes**you spent on the treadmill probably added up to less than 1 mile. A slow to moderate running pace is about 5 miles per hour, or about a 12-minute mile.9

## Can you lose weight by walking 2 miles a day?

The key to

**weight loss**is to burn more calories than**you**take in. Implementing an exercise program in which**you walk 2 miles a day can**help**you lose weight**by burning more calories than is usual for**you**. With proper gear and a good plan,**you can**increase your metabolism and**reduce**body fat.10

## How many miles per hour is a 7 minute mile?

Calories Burned - Running or jogging: 8.6

**mph**(**7 minutes**per**mile**) Find out**how many**calories you burn for Running or jogging: 8.6**mph**(**7 minutes**per**mile**). The number of calories you burn while exercising is dependent on the exercise you do, your weight, and the time spent doing the exercise.11

## What mph is an 8 minute mile?

2. Convert pace to speed, and speed to pace both mile and km.

min/mile | mph | min/km |
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7 min | 8.5 | 4 m 20 s |

8 min | 7.5 | 4 m 58 s |

9 min | 6.6 | 5 m 35 s |

10 min | 6 | 6 m 12 s |

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## How fast is 6 minute mile?

The quick way to see how fast you run in km and miles

Kilometers Per Hour | Miles Per Hour | Minutes Per Mile |
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13.70kph | 8.51mph | 7:03 |

13.80kph | 8.57mph | 7:00 |

13.90kph | 8.64mph | 6:57 |

14.00kph | 8.70mph | 6:54 |

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## Can you run a mile in 5 minutes?

Aim for

**5**or 6**mile runs**that you**can**complete in an average of eight**minutes**per**mile**.**Run**several days a week to get your body used to**running**distances, and record**run**times. As you continue your training, shoot to improve your time to an average of about seven**minutes**per**mile**.14

## How fast do you have to run for a 12 minute mile?

Here's a cheat sheet so you can find your minutes-per-mile pace, more commonly used by runners.

**4.0 mph**= 15:00 minutes per mile.**4.5 mph**= 13:20 minutes per mile.**5.0 mph**= 12:00 minutes per mile.15

## How fast is a 3 minute mile?

In the last 50 years the mile record has been lowered by almost 17 seconds, and currently stands at 3:43.13. Running a mile in four minutes translates to a speed of 15 miles per hour (

**24.14 km/h**, or 2:29.13 per kilometre, or 14.91 seconds per 100 metres).16

## How long does it take to run a mile for a beginner?

“High” fitness women ran the mile in

**nine minutes**or less; “moderate” fitness women ran it in**10 minutes and 30 seconds**or less and “low” fitness women needed**12 minutes**or more to complete the mile. Run for Life states that a 10-minute mile rate is good for beginners; the goal is to complete 3 miles in**30 minutes**.17

## How long should I run for a beginner?

Beginning runners should start with two to four runs per week at

**about 20 to 30 minutes**(or roughly 2 to 4 miles) per run. You may have heard of the 10 Percent Rule, but a better way to increase your mileage is to run more every second week. This will help your body adapt to your new hobby so you don't get hurt.18

## How many days a week should you run to lose weight?

In order to

**lose**a pound a**week**, you'll need to cut 500 calories each day, through a combination of diet and exercise. If**losing weight**is your goal,**run**three to four**times**per**week**and incorporate other forms of calorie-burning cardio and/or metabolism-boosting strength training on the other days.19

## Can you lose belly fat by running?

It's also true that you won't

**lose fat**from your**abdominal**area just by targeting your abs with crunches or other**abdominal**exercises. To**lose belly fat**, you have to reduce your overall body**fat**. While**running can help**you**lose fat**, you'll have a lot more success by combining it with a healthy, low-calorie diet.20

## Can I lose weight by running 30 minutes a day?

If you jog for

**30 minutes a day**you'll burn at least 300 calories. If you're a woman and require 2,000 calories per**day**but eat 2,500, then you'll still gain**weight**. However if you continue to consume 2,000 kcal per**day**, then you**can**expect to**lose**approximately 0.5lb a week.