5.11.2011

Outside Calorie Burn!

Let’s celebrate the great weather; we deserve it after last winter! Here is a quick low-down on outside activities you can do and the number of calories you can expect to burn in 30 minutes. Our calculations are based on a 150 lb. female, so please take this into account. If you weigh more, you will burn more, and you will burn fewer calories if you weigh less.

  • Gardening - 150 calories
  • Running - 393 calories
  • Shopping - 126 calories
  • Volleyball - 102 calories
  • Climbing Stairs - 525 calories
  • Basketball - 270 calories
  • Rope Skipping - 363 calories
  • Soccer - 276 calories
  • Swimming – 360 calories
  • In-line Skating – 563 calories
  • Ultimate Frisbee – 360 calories
  • Cycling – 380 calories
  • Water Skiing – 270 calories

So get out there and enjoy some outside activity before this Kansas City weather heats up too much. Enjoy!