# You asked: What calories are burned during exercise?

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Activity Calories Burned per Hour*
Moderate Activity: 460 370
Walking briskly (3.5 mph) Gardening Cycling (5.5 mph) Dancing Playing basketball
Strenuous Activity: 730 580
Jogging (9 min/mile) Playing football Swimming

## How do you calculate calories burned during exercise?

Here’s your equation: MET value multiplied by weight in kilograms tells you calories burned per hour (MET*weight in kg=calories/hour). If you only want to know how many calories you burned in a half hour, divide that number by two. If you want to know about 15 minutes, divide that number by four.

## Is burning 100 calories in a workout good?

It’s always those 10 final pounds that appear to be the hardest to quash. But if you cut just 100 calories a day from your diet—or burn 100 extra calories—you can lose those 10 pounds in one year. The best part: You won’t have to diet or do a noticeable amount of extra exercise to get there.

## Is burning 300 calories in a workout good?

Think being pressed for time will hold back your weight loss? Think again, says a surprising study by researchers out of the University of Copenhagen. Participants in a 13 week trial who burned 300 calories per gym session lost 40% more weight than those who exercised for 60 minutes a day.

## What exercise burns the most calories in 30 minutes?

Calories burned in 30 minutes:

Generally, running is the best calorie-burning exercise. But if you don’t have enough time to go on a run, you can shorten your workout into high-intensity sprints. Your body will rapidly burn calories to fuel your workout.

## What happens if I burn 1000 calories a day?

In general, if you cut 500 to 1,000 calories a day from your typical diet, you’ll lose about 1 pound (0.5 kilogram) a week. It sounds simple. However, it’s more complex because when you lose weight, you usually lose a combination of fat, lean tissue and water.

## How can I burn 1000 calories on a treadmill?

​Do treadmill walk for 60 minutes

Walking on a treadmill at moderate speed for 60 minutes every day can help you burn 1000 calories.

## Can you burn 100 calories in 10 minutes?

An equipment-free 10 minutes on level ground can still burn 100 calories if you’re keeping your intensity levels up and doing the right weight-bearing exercises. Try trainer Sean Burch’s plyometrics routine, with moves like the pop-up and the pogo stick (they’re just what they sound like).