Have you ever wondered how your everyday activities affect your energy consumption in calories?
The table below shows how many calories you consume performing different activities, during 1 hour. Notice that the numbers are not exact and varies depending on age, weight, sex, metabolism, exercise intensity. The numbers will give you an idea and make you more aware. This knowledge may be useful, especially if you are determined to lose weight.
|1 hour activity of:||Calorie consumption|
|Resting, laying down||70|
|Driving a car||85-140|
|Walking 2,5 mph (4 km/h)||240|
|Walking 5 mph (8 km/h)||400-500|
|Cycling 11 mph (18 km/h)||600|
|Fast rowing / paddle||660|
|Running 6 mph (10 km/h)||90|
|Walking up the stairs||710|
|Running 11 mph (18 km/h)||1200|
|Cycling 25 mph (40 km/h)||1370|