Calories burned at rest for 5 minutes

7.6 calories are burned at rest for 5 minutes. See on this web page how many calories a man or woman expends doing exercises or activities. Using the calories burned calculator below, you just need to fill some data and get the value of calories burned in Kcal.

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Someone weighting 70 Kg or 154.3 lb at rest burns 7.6 calories in 5 minutes. This value is roughtly equivalent to 0 pound(s) or 0.03 ounce(s) or 1 gram(s) of mass (fat and / or muscle).

  • Doing this activity 3 times a week for 5 minutes will burn 0.03 pounds or 0.01 Kg a month.
  • Doing this activity 5 times a week for 5 minutes will burn 0.04 pounds or 0.02 Kg a month.

Calories burned in 5 minutes

Activity Calories
At rest 8
Bicycling to or from work 40
Bike riding 40
Bowling 18
Breastfeeding 12
Cleaning house 19
Climbing 44
Dancing 46
Doing elliptical 29
Doing housework 19
Doing jumping jacks 47
Doing nothing 8
Doing pilates 18
Doing pull-ups 47
Doing pushups 47
Doing sit-ups 47
Doing squats 29
Doing workouts 23
Doing yoga 18
Driving 15
Gardening 22
Golfing 28
Hiking 31
Jogging 41
Kayaking 29
Kissing 8
On treadmill 53
Painting 26
Doing kettlebell 47
Playing tennis 43
Raking leaves 22
Rowing 41
Running 76
Sitting 8
Skating 41
Skiing 53
Sleeping 6
Snowboarding 31
Spinning 18
Stair climbing 47
Standing 15
Swimming 47
Vacuuming 19
Walking 20
Watching tv 6
Weight lifting 35

How to calculate calories (burned)

The number of calories you burn while exercising is dependent on:
  • the exercise you do
  • your weight
  • the time spent doing the activity

By multiplying the body weight in kg by the MET (*) value and duration of activity, you can estimate the energy expenditure in Kcal specific to a persons body weight. In this example, at rest at a 6 MET value, burns 6 Kcal/kg x body weight/h.

A 70 kg individual at rest for 5 minutes expends the following:

(6 METs x 70 kg body weight) x (5 min/60 min) = 7.6 Kcal.

6 is the value in METs for at rest.

(*) MET - Metabolic equivalent


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