Calories burned during exercise is affected by body weight, intensity of workout, conditioning level and metabolism.

Calories burned per hour are listed below for the example body weights of 130, 155 and 190 pounds.

Activity-130 lbs-150 lbs-190 lbs

Aerobics, general-354-422-518

Aerobics, high impact-413-493-604

Aerobics, low impact-295-352-431

Archery (non-hunting)-207-246-302

Automobile repair-177-211-259

Backpacking, general-413-493-604

Badminton, competitive-413-493-604

Badminton, social, general-266-317-388

Basketball, game-472-563-690

Basketball, non-game, general-354-422-518

Basketball, officiating-413-493-604

Basketball, shooting baskets-266-317-388

Basketball, wheelchair-384-457-561

Bicycling, <10 mph, leisure-236-281-345

Bicycling, >20 mph, racing-944-1126-1380

Bicycling, 10-11.9 mph, light effort-354-422-518

Bicycling, 12-13.9 mph, moderate effort-472-563-690

Bicycling, 14-15.9 mph, vigorous effort-590-704-863

Bicycling, 16-19 mph, very fast, racing-708-844-1035

Bicycling, BMX or mountain-502-598-733

Bicycling, stationary, general-295-352-431

Bicycling, stationary, light effort-325-387-474

Bicycling, stationary, moderate effort-413-493-604

Bicycling, stationary, very light effort-177-211-259

Bicycling, stationary, very vigorous effort-738-880-1078

Bicycling, stationary, vigorous effort-620-739-906

Billiards-148-176-216

Bowling-177-211-259

Boxing, in ring, general-708-844-1035

Boxing, punching bag-354-422-518

Boxing, sparring-531-633-776

Broom-ball-413-493-604

Calisthenics (push-ups, sit-ups), vigorous effort-472-563-690

Calisthenics, home, light/moderate effort-266-317-388

Canoeing, on camping trip-236-281-345

Canoeing, rowing, >6 mph, vigorous effort-708-844-1035

Canoeing, rowing, crewing, competition-708-844-1035

Canoeing, rowing, light effort-177-211-259

Canoeing, rowing, moderate effort-413-493-604

Carpentry, general-207-246-302

Carrying heavy loads, such as bricks-472-563-690

Child care: sitting/kneeling-dressing, feeding-177-211-259

Child care: standing-dressing, feeding-207-246-302

Circuit training, general-472-563-690

Cleaning, heavy, vigorous effort-266-317-388

Cleaning, house, general-207-246-302

Cleaning, light, moderate effort-148-176-216

Coaching: football, soccer, basketball, etc.-236-281-345

Construction, outside, remodeling-325-387-474

Cooking or food preparation-148-176-216

Cricket (batting, bowling)-295-352-431

Croquet-148-176-216

Curling-236-281-345

Dancing, aerobic, ballet or modern, twist-354-422-518

Dancing, ballroom, fast-325-387-474

Dancing, ballroom, slow-177-211-259

Dancing, general-266-317-388

Darts, wall or lawn-148-176-216

Diving, springboard or platform-177-211-259

Electrical work, plumbing-207-246-302

Farming, baling hay, cleaning barn-472-563-690

Farming, milking by hand-177-211-259

Farming, shoveling grain-325-387-474

Fencing-354-422-518

Fishing from boat, sitting-148-176-216

Fishing from river bank, standing-207-246-302

Fishing in stream, in waders-354-422-518

Fishing, general-236-281-345

Fishing, ice, sitting-118-141-173

Football or baseball, playing catch-148-176-216

Football, competitive-531-633-776

Football, touch, flag, general-472-563-690

Frisbee playing, general-177-211-259

Frisbee, ultimate-207-246-302

Gardening, general-295-352-431

Golf, carrying clubs-325-387-474

Golf, general-236-281-345

Golf, miniature or driving range-177-211-259

Golf, pulling clubs-295-352-431

Golf, using power cart-207-246-302

Gymnastics, general-236-281-345

Hacky sack-236-281-345

Handball, general-708-844-1035

Handball, team-472-563-690

Health club exercise, general-325-387-474

Hiking, cross country-354-422-518

Hockey, field-472-563-690

Hockey, ice-472-563-690

Horse grooming-354-422-518

Horse racing, galloping-472-563-690

Horseback riding, general-236-281-345

Horseback riding, trotting-384-457-561

Horseback riding, walking-148-176-216

Hunting, general-295-352-431

Jai alai-708-844-1035

Jogging, general-413-493-604

Judo, karate, kick boxing, Tae Kwan Do-590-704-863

Kayaking-295-352-431

Kickball-413-493-604

Lacrosse-472-563-690

Marching band, playing instrument(walking)-236-281-345

Marching, rapidly, military-384-457-561

Moto-cross-236-281-345

Moving furniture, household-354-422-518

Moving household items, boxes, upstairs-531-633-776

Moving household items, carrying boxes-413-493-604

Mowing lawn, general-325-387-474

Mowing lawn, riding mower-148-176-216

Music playing, cello, flute, horn, woodwind-118-141-173

Music playing, drums-236-281-345

Music playing, guitar, classical, folk(sitting)-118-141-173

Music playing, guitar, rock/roll band(standing)-177-211-259

Music playing, piano, organ, violin, trumpet-148-176-216

Paddle-boat-236-281-345

Painting, papering, plastering, scraping-266-317-388

Polo-472-563-690

Pushing or pulling stroller with child-148-176-216

Race walking-384-457-561

Racquetball, casual, general-413-493-604

Racquetball, competitive-590-704-863

Raking lawn-236-281-345

Rock climbing, ascending rock-649-774-949

Rock climbing, rappelling-472-563-690

Rope jumping, fast-708-844-1035

Rope jumping, moderate, general-590-704-863

Rope jumping, slow-472-563-690

Rowing, stationary, light effort-561-669-819

Rowing, stationary, moderate effort-413-493-604

Rowing, stationary, very vigorous effort-708-844-1035

Rowing, stationary, vigorous effort-502-598-733

Rugby-590-704-863

Calories are calculated based on research data from Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, The Official Journal

of the American College of Sports Medicine.

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