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Mayo Clinic states that it takes approximately 3500 calories to burn one pound of fat. In order to lose weight, a person must burn 3500 calories per each pound of fat they wish to lose.


According to the Mayo Clinic, 1 pound of fat is equal to about 3,500 calories, meaning that an individual must burn 3,500 more calories than he consumes in order to lose this amount of weight. When losing weight, water and lean tissue mass can be lost in addition to fat.


According to the Mayo Clinic, 70,000 calories of fat equal 20 pounds, as each pound is equivalent to 3,500 calories. However, it is unlikely this amount of weight loss would be purely fat, as water and even muscle are often lost during significant weight loss.


Three thousand five hundred calories must be burned, either through exercise or daily life functions, to lose a pound. To lose a pound a week, an additional 500 calories per day must be burned. A healthy, safe weight loss is between 1 and 2 pounds per week.


According to the Mayo Clinic, 1 pound equals 3.500 calories. Therefore, a person who wants to lose 2 pounds in one week must burn 7,000 calories more than he consumes during that time period.


According to the Mayo Clinic, 3,500 calories are equal to about 1 pound. Because calories are a unit of heat and pounds are a unit of weight, there is no direct conversion, and calories per pound differ with each person.


One pound of body fat is equal to about 3,500 calories. In general, if someone consumes 500 calories less per day, he loses about 1 pound in a week.


One pound of fat is equivalent to approximately 3,500 calories, meaning a person needs to burn 3,500 more calories than he consumes to lose 1 pound of body fat. By cutting approximately 500 calories per day, with diet or exercise, a person loses roughly 1 pound of fat per week.


High-intensity aerobic activity burns the most calories, compared to low-impact exercises. Two of the highest, calorie-burning, aerobic activities are jumping rope and running at a speed of 8 miles per hour. These aerobic activities burn 861 to 1286 calories per hour for a 160 to 240 pound individua


3,500 calories need to be burned in order for an individual to lose a pound, according to the Mayo Clinic. Losing 3,500 calories in a short period of time, whether it be by dieting or exercise, is not healthy and most medical professionals recommend spreading it out over several days to a week. By b