## How many calories do you burn playing Badminton?

Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 600 kilocalories per hour playing Badminton. Fill in the form and calculate how many calories you burn playing Badminton or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

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Badminton is a great way to burn calories and stay active. It is a highly dynamic sport that requires speed, agility, and endurance. According to research, playing badminton for one hour can burn up to 600 calories for an adult man weighing 80 kg. It's a fun, low-impact sport that's great for people with joint problems or recovering from an injury. To maximize the calorie-burning benefits, it's important to practice regularly and to have a varied workout routine. Additionally, playing with different partners, practicing different shots and incorporating a variety of drills can help to stay motivated and challenged while burning calories through badminton.

## Racket Sports

Racket sports are games in which players use rackets to hit a ball or other object. However, this list is broader and includes sport disciplines where players use not rackets but paddles (hand-held frame with flat boards or planks instead of strings). (Wikipedia)

## Calories burned with Racket Sports (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 60 min.
Squash 7.8 669
Squashing - competition 9.5 814
Table Tennis (ping-pong) 4.4 377
Tennis 5.6 480

## How do we calculate the amount of calories burned playing Badminton?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Badminton. The MET value of Badminton = 7. We multiply the MET value with the person\'s body weight in kilogram. Then we multiply this with 0.0175 and the duration in minutes.

A person weighs: 180 lbs