How Many Calories Can You Burn?
Physical Activity:

The burning up of calories is directly proportional to the contraction and relaxation of the muscles and active use of muscular system. The energy for the muscular activity can be obtained either from free glucose in the blood, or from the stored fat around the respective muscles.

You will protect your heart if you do a moderate level of physical activity throughout your life because, regular exercise helps you keep your body healthy.

This is also the secret for permanent weight loss.


The number of calories that you can burn during an activity depends upon age, body structure, heredity and lifestyle. The following table shows the amount of calories burnt for a particular activity for most people.

How To Burn Calories in a Blueberry Muffin?

If you are a 7okg , 30 year old woman and you eat a Burberry muffin which contains 360 calories, then do you know how much exercise you have to do tom burn this much calories. See below:

Fast skating:
21 min, Jogging: 21 min, Gardening: 66 min, Lawn mowing: 66 min, Clycing (easy pace): 77 min, vacuuming: 92 min, weight lifting: 115 min, Lawn dry folding 230 min.
So the next time when you eat a muffin, be prepared to do enough exercise.
Physical Activity
Calories Burnt
(in 1/2 hr)
Aerobics exercise
178
Basketball
258
Badminton
125
Bowling
108
Brisk walking
150
Cycling
150
Dancing
130
Driving car
50
Fishing
114
Gardening
150-200
Golf
108
Hockey
249
Horse riding
255
House work
75-125
Ice skating
315
Jogging
300-450
Judo
363
Kissing (Lips locking)*
6.4 cal per minute
Lawn Mowing- Power
125
Lawn Mowing- Push
150-200
Mountain climbing
270
Rowing
378
Roller skating
315
Running
325
Sitting at the desk
50
Skiing
252
Squash
325
Stairs- Downstairs
210
Stairs- Upstairs
300-500
Swimming
250
Tennis
261
Volley ball
93
Watching TV
50
Walking- strolling
level surface
1-2 mph
60-75
Walking- leisurely
Level surface
3 mph
150
Walking- brisk
Level surface
3.5 mph
180
Walking- fast
Level surface
4.5 mph
200-240


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