Question: Does Orangetheory Really Burn That Many Calories?

How many calories do you really burn at Orangetheory?

Orangetheory says participants will burn an estimated 500 to 1,000 calories during the hour-long class, plus an extra 15 to 20 percent more than their standard resting calorie burn..

Is Orangetheory twice a week enough?

So, yes! Two workouts a week is perfect in the beginning, but I would encourage members to consider adding one day per week for every month you’re a member (if it’s your second month, bump it to three workouts a week, and then in your third month, bump it up to four workouts a week). Just a personal suggestion.

Why am I always in red at Orangetheory?

There are five different zones; grey, blue, green, orange and red. The green zone is supposed to be ‘challenging yet doable’, working at 71%-83% of maximum HR. Orange is where it gets uncomfortable, working at 84%-91% of maximum HR and red is ‘all-out effort’ working at 92%-100% of maximum HR.

Are too many splat points a bad thing?

Remember its not the more points, the better. This is a misconception with OTF workouts thinking more points will produce quicker fat loss or faster results. High splat points, or minutes in the orange/red zone could possibly lead to burning of more muscle than fat (overtraining).

Can you lose weight with Orangetheory?

“Yes, it’s all about the calorie burn,” explained registered dietitian and ACSM-certified personal trainer Jim White, owner of Jim White Fitness and Nutrition Studios. “With high-intensity training, you can burn a lot of calories and assist in weight loss.

How long does it take to lose weight with Orangetheory?

They say it takes 4 weeks for YOU to see progress, 8 weeks for your family/friends to notice, and 12 weeks for the outside world.

Is it bad to be in the red zone at Orangetheory?

This is your uncomfortable zone, which creates EPOC. You should stay in this zone for 12 to 20 minutes of your workout. Red zone: 92-100 percent of your maximum heart-rate.

What should I eat after Orangetheory?

Re-Fuel After OTF Maximize your OTF results by consuming protein and carbs within an hour (up to 2 hours) following your workout. Protein and carbs work synergistically with each other in the post-workout window.

How many splat points are too many?

Orangetheory co-founder Ellen Latham and the OTF fitness experts challenge us to aim for at least 12 Splat Points per class to achieve optimal caloric burn, even after your one-hour workout is done.

What is the catch me if you can workout at Orangetheory?

Catch Me If You Can is a 22 Minute Treadmill Challenge. The Coach will call out a minimum distance at different time intervals. If you are not at that distance you have been “Caught” and will head to the Rowers for the rest of the block.

How much weight did you lose with Orangetheory?

I dropped 20 pounds in the beginning of my journey via consistent exercise, but also by eating smaller portion sizes and healthier meals. Prior to joining OTF, I didn’t eat to fuel; I ate to soothe my emotions. Since joining, I’ve created a lifestyle of meal prepping.

Is Orangetheory like CrossFit?

On the surface, CrossFit and OrangeTheory may appear to be slightly similar. Both claim to get you into the best shape of your life. Both are boutique, group classes lead by an instructor. Both combine cardio, weights, and body weight movement into a workout program.

How many days a week should you do Orangetheory?

I try to make it to OTF 3-4 times a week. I like to do 2 days in a row, 1 day off, and then 2 in a row again. I seem to get the most out of my workouts that way but as others have said, everyone is different. You have to mess around with your class schedule a bit and see what really works for you.

How many times a week should you do Orangetheory to lose weight?

Those who are members of Orangetheory Fitness will stand by it through-and-through. The “afterburn” theory can play a major component in fat-burning, but many enthusiasts do claim it doesn’t come easy. For optimal results, you may want to attend four to six sessions per week, along with a healthy diet.

Can I do Orangetheory every day?

Having said that, doing two Orangetheory workouts in a single day (or doubling up multiple days a week) is strongly not advised! Doing too much, too frequently, without enough rest and recovery however, can have negative physiological impacts and be detrimental to achieving your fitness goals.