How Many Calories Do You Burn?

Photo: USDA, Food and Nutrition Service

The following chart shows the approximate calories used (burned) by a 5’ 10”, 154-pound man in 1 hour and in 30 minutes.

MODERATE physical activities:

1 hr.          30 min.

Hiking                                       370              185

Gardening/yard work               330              165

Golf (walking)                           330             165

Bicycling                                  290              145

Walking (3.5 mph)                    280             140

 

VIGOROUS physical activities:

1 hr.         30 min.

Running/jogging (5 mph)                590          295

Bicycling (over 10 mph)                  590          295

Swimming (slow laps)                     510         255

Aerobics                                         480          240

Basketball (vigorous)                      440         220

Source: How many calories does physical activity use (burn)?  www.ChooseMyPlate.gov