Physical Activity Chart
|Light gardening /yard work||331|
|Golf (walking - carrying clubs)||331|
|Bicycling (<10 mph)||294|
|Walking (3.5 mph)||279|
|Weightlifting (light workout)||220|
|Vigorous Physical Activity||Calories/Hour1|
|Running/jogging (5 mph)||588|
|Swimming (slow freestyle laps)||514|
|Walking (4.5 mph)||464|
|Heavy yard work(chopping wood)||441|
|Weightlifting (vigorous effort)||441|
Chart Taken from The Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005.
1 For a 154-lb individual, calories expended per hour will be higher for persons who weigh more than 154 lbs and lower for persons who weigh less.
Calories Burned During Physical Activities1
|Physical Activity||Calories Expended In 10 Minutes2|
|Very Strenuous Activities
1Taken from the US Department of Veterans Affairs MOVE! Program.
2Figures given are for men ranging in weight from 175-250 lbs and women ranging from 140-200 lbs. Calories expended will be higher for persons who weigh more than this and lower for persons who weigh less.