Calories Burned by Exercise
Burned per Hour - Metabolic
Rate - Activity
Calorie Counters - Pedometers
Calories Used in Sports and Exercise
Physical exercise is a great way to burn extra calories and is an essential part of an effective weight loss program. True, exercise may not have a huge direct impact on weight loss but it is very useful for maintaining weight loss and for general diet motivation.
Calories Burned by Different Exercises
About 4 Calories Burned per Minute
The following exercises/activities burn very approximately 4 calories per minute: aquarobics, callisthenics, cycling (slow), gardening (light), golf (social), general housework, line dancing, ping pong, tennis (doubles) and walking (slow).
About 7 Calories Burned per Minute
The following exercises burn very approximately 7 calories per minute: aerobics, basketball, baseball, cycling (moderate), dancing (active), football, raquetball, skiing, swimming, tennis (singles) and walking (brisk).
About 10 Calories Burned per Minute
The following exercises burn very approximately 10 calories per minute: basketball (competitive), cycling (fast), dancing (strenuous), football (competitive), jogging, kick-boxing, running, skiing (cross country), skipping (with rope), spinning, swimming (vigorous), walking (power), weight training (heavy).
Summary of Exercise Benefits
Regular fitness workouts expend calories, build muscle, lose weight and body fat. Also, as well as weight reduction and loss of fat-tissue, regular exercise boosts metabolism and helps to develop a flat belly. Fitness workouts on specialist exercise equipment are especially beneficial.
Expenditure and Calorie-Burning