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Burning Calories

02 Mar

Following Manohar’s blog on running, I thought it might be good to know about other activities that help in burning calories..

Activity & Calories/10 min 123 lb women 170 lb man
Basketball 77 106
Cycling (5.5 mph) 36 49
Cycling (9.4 mph) 56 74
Cycling (racing) 95 130
Dance Exercise (High Impact Aerobics) 94 124
Dance Exercise (Low Impact Aerobics) 80 105
Football 74 102
Racquetball 76 107
Rope Skipping (slow) 82 116
Rope Skipping (fast) 100 142
Running (8 min/mile) 113 150
Running (11 1/2 min/mile) 76 100
Skiing (Cross Country) 80 106
Stairmaster 88 122
Step Aerobics (4 inch bench) 48 66
Step Aerobics (6 inch bench) 58 80
Step Aerobics (8 inch bench) 67 92
Step Aerobics (10 inch bench) 75 104
Soccer 78 107
Swimming (back stroke) 95 130
Swimming (breast stroke) 91 125
Swimming (fast crawl) 87 120
Swimming (slow crawl) 95 130
Swimming (side stroke) 68 90
Swimming (treading water) 35 48
Tennis (singles) 61 81
Volleyball 28 39
Weight training (super circuit) 104 137
Weight training (muscular strength) 44 60
Weight training (muscular endurance) 58 80
Walking (3.5 mph) 45 59

The faster you run, the more calories you burn according to this table.
Check out the calorie calculator.
http://www.healthdiscovery.net/links/calculators/calorie_calculator.htm

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3 Comments

Posted by on March 2, 2007 in From AM-KICKING blog

 

3 responses to “Burning Calories

  1. Mindframes

    March 2, 2007 at 11:21 pm

    looks like the heavier a person is, the more calorie he/she loses for the same activity…..some incentive for being over weight..;)

     
  2. Manohar

    March 3, 2007 at 2:57 am

    =)) (rofl)

     
  3. balar

    March 3, 2007 at 12:46 pm

    Very useful information..

     

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