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About the Calorie Burn Calculator:

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Find out how many calories you burn doing your favorite activities or how long you should do an activity to lose weight. Find the best exercise to lose weight.
  • Enter your weight (very important)
  • Enter the number of minutes for any of the activities you do (1 or all)
  • Click on calculate at the bottom of the form for your personal report
Knowing the number of calories you burn in conjuction with a sensible diet can help you lose or gain weight.

What are calories? A calorie is a measure of energy, just as a pound is a measure of weight and a mile is a measure of distance. So the amount of energy you exert in doing an activity is measured by the calories burn rate.

How to burn calories? That's easy, just be alive! Your body is constantly burning calories to keep your body functioning. To burn more calories, do more activities, and the more strenuous the activity the greater the calorie burn.

How many calories to burn one pound? You have to burn 3500 calories to lose one pound of weight.

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ActivityMinutes
Aerobics - high impact
Aerobics - low impact
Archery
Ashtanga yoga
Backpacking
Backpacking
Badminton
Basketball - officiating
Basketball - shooting baskets
Basketball 1/2 court
Basketball full court
Bicycling / biking - mountain
Bicycling / cycling 12-14 mph
Bicycling / cycling 14-16 mph
Bikram / hot yoga
Billiards
Bowling
Boxing - in ring
Boxing - punching bag
Brush teeth
Calisthenics / exercise - moderate
Calisthenics / exercise - vigorous
Canoeing 2 mph
Canoeing 4 mph
Card playing
Carpentry/Workshop
Carrying an Infant
Chop Wood
Cleaning Gutters
Coaching - team sports
Construction/Remodeling
Cooking
Cricket
Croquet
Cycling - leisure
Cycling / cycling 12-14 mph
Cycling / cycling 14-16 mph
Dancing - aerobic, ballet, modern
Dancing - ballroom slow
Dancing - fast ballroom
Driving
Elder care, Disabled adult
Elliptical trainer
Farming/Feeding livestock
Fencing
Fishing
Football - full contact
Football - playing catch
Football - touch
Frisbee playing
Frisbee, Ultimate
Garden
Golf - carry clubs
Golf - cart
Golf - pull cart
Hairstyling
Handball
Hang Gliding
Hatha yoga
Hiking
Hockey
Hopscotch/Dodge ball
Horse grooming
Horseback riding - galloping
Horseback riding - trotting
Horseback riding - walking
Housework
Hunting
Ironing
Jogging
Judo - martial arts
Jumping jacks - moderate
Jumping jacks - vigorous
Kayaking
Lacrosse
Lifting weights - general
Lifting weights - vigorous
Loading/Unloading a car
Mopping
Mowing - push
Packing Suitcase
Paddleboat
Painting House
Pilates Advanced
Pilates Beginner
Pilates Intermediate
Playing Piano
Playing board games
Playing guitar
Power yoga
Push stroller with child
Pushups - moderate
Pushups - vigorous
Putting away Groceries
Racquetball casual
Racquetball competitive
Raking lawn
Reading
Rearranging Furniture
Repelling
Rock climbing
Rope jumping
Rowing machine - moderate
Rowing machine - vigorous
Rugby
Running 10 mph
Running 12 mph
Running 5 mph
Running 6 mph
Running 7 mph
Running 8 mph
Sex - foreplay
Sex - intercourse
Shopping
Shovel Snow
Showering
Sitting / resting
Situps / crunches - moderate
Situps / crunches - vigorous
Skateboarding
Skating - moderate
Skating - vigorous
Ski machine
Skiing - cross country
Skiing - downhill
Skiing - water
Sledding, toboganning
Sleeping
Snorkeling
Snowmobiling
Soccer casual
Soccer competitive
Softball or baseball
Spinning - moderate
Spinning - vigorous
Stair Step Machine
Standing
Stationary bicycle / spinning - moderate
Stationary bicycle / spinning - vigorous
Step aerobics - high impact
Step aerobics - low impact
Stretching
Studying
Surfing
Swimming - moderate
Swimming - vigorous
Table tennis
Tailoring, Cutting
Talking on phone
Tennis - doubles
Tennis - singles
Touring/Traveling
Using Crutches
Vinyasa yoga
Volleyball - competitive
Volleyball - recreation
Walk / run play with kids
Walking - up stairs
Walking 2 mph
Walking 3 mph
Walking 4 mph
Washing car
Washing dishes
Water Aerobics
Weaving cloth
Weight lifting - general
Weight lifting - vigorous
Writing
Zumba
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