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HOW MANY CALORIES DOES PHYSICAL ACTIVITY USE (BURN)?

posted Nov 3, 2016, 4:29 AM by Linda Hopey

  

scaleA 154-pound man who is 5' 10" will use up (burn) about the number of calories listed doing each activity below. Those who weigh more will use more calories; those who weigh less will use fewer calories. The calorie values listed include both calories used by the activity and the calories used for normal body functioning during the activity time.

 

For more information on calories and physical activity, see the SuperTracker's Physical Activity Tracker.

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Approximate calories used (burned) by a 154-pound man

MODERATE physical activities:

In 1 hour

In 30 minutes

Hiking

370

185

Light gardening/ yard work

330

165

Dancing

330

165

Golf (walking and carrying clubs)

330

165

Bicycling (less than 10 mph)

290

145

Walking (3.5 mph)

280

140

Weight training (general light workout)

220

110

Stretching

180

90

VIGOROUS physical activities:

In 1 hour

In 30 minutes

Running/ jogging (5 mph)

590

295

Bicycling (more than 10 mph)

590

295

Swimming (slow freestyle laps)

510

255

Aerobics

480

240

Walking (4.5 mph)

460

230

Heavy yard work (chopping wood)

440

220

Weight lifting (vigorous effort)

440

220

Basketball (vigorous)

440

220

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