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Calories burned in various activities

The following table gives you an average of calories burned per minute for selected activities and will help you in planning your exercise schedule.
Activity Calories burned per minute
Standing 2 to 2.5
Walking 2 miles an hour 2.5 to 4
Bicycling 5 miles an hour 2.5 to 4
Walking 3 miles an hour 4 to 5
Bicycling 6 miles an hour 4 to 5
Walking 4 miles an hour 5 to 6
Bicycling 10 miles an hour 6 to 7
Skating 6 to 7
Walking briskly 5 miles an hour 7 to 8
Jogging 5 miles an hour 8 to 10
Bicycling 12 miles an hour 8 to 10
Basketball 8 to 10
Jogging 6 miles an hour 10 to 11
Squash and handball 10 to 11
Swimming 12
Sitting Quietly 1 to 1.5
Standing Quietly 1
Office work 4
Cleaning house 4
Playing golf 4
Gardening 6 to 6.5
Dancing 6 to 6.5
Swimming 9 to 9.5
Jumping rope 11.5
High intensity, low-impact aerobics 9 to 9.5
Walking on a treadmill, (3.5 mph) 5 to 5.5
Riding a stationary bike, (60 mph) 6 to 6.5
Climbing stairs 6 to 6.5
Weightlifting 6 to 6.5
Volleyball (recreational) 4.4
Football (touch, vigorous) 4.5 to 5
Scrubbing floors 7.5 to 8
Badminton 7 to 7.5
Hockey 9 to 10
Table tennis 5.5 to 6
Tennis 7 to 8

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Written by kiransawhney

June 4, 2008 at 12:09 am