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Calories burned in various activities

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[h=2]Calories burned in various activities[/h]
The following table gives you an average of calories burned per minute for selected activities and will help you in planning your exercise schedule.

Activity Calories burned per minute
Standing 2 to 2.5
Walking 2 miles an hour 2.5 to 4
Bicycling 5 miles an hour 2.5 to 4
Walking 3 miles an hour 4 to 5
Bicycling 6 miles an hour 4 to 5
Walking 4 miles an hour 5 to 6
Bicycling 10 miles an hour 6 to 7
Skating 6 to 7
Walking briskly 5 miles an hour 7 to 8
Jogging 5 miles an hour 8 to 10
Bicycling 12 miles an hour 8 to 10
Basketball 8 to 10
Jogging 6 miles an hour 10 to 11
Squash and handball 10 to 11
Swimming 12
Sitting Quietly 1 to 1.5
Standing Quietly 1
Office work 4
Cleaning house 4
Playing golf 4
Gardening 6 to 6.5
Dancing 6 to 6.5
Swimming 9 to 9.5
Jumping rope 11.5
High intensity, low-impact aerobics 9 to 9.5
Walking on a treadmill, (3.5 mph) 5 to 5.5
Riding a stationary bike, (60 mph) 6 to 6.5
Climbing stairs 6 to 6.5
Weightlifting 6 to 6.5
Volleyball (recreational) 4.4
Football (touch, vigorous) 4.5 to 5
Scrubbing floors 7.5 to 8
Badminton 7 to 7.5
Hockey 9 to 10
Table tennis 5.5 to 6
Tennis 7 to 8

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