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How Many Steps it Takes to Burn Off Your Favorite Meal

How Many Calories Should You Actually Be Burning?
Posted: 1:07 PM, Oct 05, 2015
Updated: 2017-09-25 13:26:19-04

Some days after work you just want to lose yourself in a bag of Cool Ranch Doritos and a bottle of Pepsi. The problem – burning off comfort food can be a bit uncomfortable. So here’s some motivation: using an average of 2,000 steps per mile and 89 calories burned per mile walked, it’s going to take a lot more than the recommended 10,000 steps a day to balance your diet! The List’s Teresa Strasser says being aware of how many calories you’re actually burning is What’s Trending.

How Many Calories Will It Take To Burn Off Your Meal?

Big Mac from McDonalds:

  • 540 calories
  • 6.07 miles
  • 12,140 steps

Whopper from Burger King:

  • 650 calories
  • 7.3 miles
  • 14,600 steps

Chipotle Chicken Burrito (No Guac):

  • 1,050 calories
  • 11.8 miles
  • 23,600 steps

Bloomin’ Onion from Outback Steakhouse:

  • 1,954 calories
  • 21.96 miles
  • 43,920 steps