Daily Activity – How Many Calories Am I Burning?

Daily Activity – How Many Calories Am I Burning?

How many calories do you burn a day going about your normal routine? Well that would depend on what your normal routine is as well as your age, sex, and height. For the sake of this article let’s assume you are a 35 year old woman that weighs 140 pounds, if you lead a sedentary lifestyle and spend most of your time at a desk at the office and then in front of the television when you get home, then you aren’t burning many calories at all.


That lifestyle is burning an average of 1620 calories per day, so if you are consuming more than that then you will not lose weight but rather will likely gain weight. Consuming 1620 calories will maintain that weight.

Now let”s look at that same woman who lives a slightly more active lifestyle. Maybe at work you walk a lot, when you get home you clean up the house fix dinner and then maybe after dinner take a short walk. This lifestyle will burn an average of 1850 calories per day.

Next in line would be someone with a slightly more active lifestyle still. This person lives a moderately active lifestyle, at work you rarely sit, at home you like to exercise regularly and push yourself, and you find heavy housework a joy and like to spend time in the garden. A full and busy day is the norm for you. This person will burn 2090 calories daily.

Lastly this next person lives a very active lifestyle, you have a very labor intensive job and at home it doesn”t stop. Heavy exercise and a lot of rigorous activity is normal for you, maybe you have a farm and work hard all day every day. For fun maybe you run marathons or like to go mountain biking. This per