How many calories do you burn playing Beach Volleyball?

Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 686 kilocalories per hour playing Beach Volleyball. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn playing Beach Volleyball or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

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Burned calories (KCAL)
playing Beach Volleyball


Beach Volleyball is an easy to learn and fun way to burn down some calories. It is not only a high intensity exercise, it is also a great way to meet people and builds new friendships. If you compare it with normal indoor Volleyball, there are some advantages too.

Beach Volleyball is played on a sandy court. Moving through sand requires a lot of energy, more if you compare it with a smooth surface. The high speed of Beach Volleyball and longer rallies because of a lighter ball, means you burn more calories compared to normal Volleyball. The MET value for Beach Volleyball (8) is double the MET value of indoor Volleyball (4). This is why you burn twice as much calories! As you see, Beach Volleyball is a great and fun way to burn calories.

Calories burned with Beach Sports (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 min. 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
Beach Volleyball 8 171 343 514 686
Frisbee 2.4 51 103 154 206
Windsurfing 2.7 58 116 174 231

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned playing Beach Volleyball?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Beach Volleyball. The MET value of Beach Volleyball = 8. 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
MET value of Beach Volleyball: 8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Beach Volleyball for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 343

30 minutes of Beach Volleyball burns 343 kcal.