How much am I burning?

This list shows the estimated number of calories burned while doing various exercises for one hour. This is to give you an idea of the relative calorie burn of various activities for a person who weighs 160 pounds (73 kilograms).

Specific calorie expenditures vary widely depending on the exercise, intensity level and individual characteristics such as weight.

Activity (1-hour duration) 160 lbs. (73 kg)
Aerobics, low-impact 365
Aerobics, water 402
Bicycling, < 10 mph, leisure 292
Dancing, ballroom 219
Elliptical trainer, moderate effort 365
Golfing, carrying clubs 314
Hiking 438
Running, 5 mph 606
Skiing, downhill 314
Swimming laps, light or moderate 423
Walking, 3.5 mph 314

Based on Ainsworth BE, et al. 2011 compendium of physical activities: A second update of codes and MET values. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2011;43:1575.

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