How many calories do you burn with BodyPump?
With a standard BodyPump class of 45 minutes you can burn up to 510 calories. The actual amount of calories varies depending mostly on your weight and the intensity of your exercise efforts.
Check out the schedule below to see how many calories you can burn with the different Les Mills programs.
Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 686 kilocalories per hour with BodyPump. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn with BodyPump or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.
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Burned calories (KCAL)
BodyPump is one of the most popular fitness workouts of the Les Mills program. With a BodyPump workout you’ll strengthen, shape and tone your entire body. A standard BodyPump class takes about 45 to 60 minutes. You will perform a cardio strength workout with a class of people whilst timing repetitions to music mix tapes.
During a 45 minutes workout you can burn up to 510 calories. Next to this short term benefit you will be building up lean muscle mass, which helps you to increase your body’s ability to effectively burn calories in the long term. BodyPump is a fun hard working group exercise with the purpose to lose weight and tone muscle. The pumping music in the background will help you to stand out. You will be surprised how good you feel once you finished a BodyPump workout.
Les Mills programs
Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BodyPump gives you a total body workout. It will burn up to 540 calories per hour. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically-backed moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music – helping you achieve much more than on your own! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.
Find more info on the Les Mills website or calculate how many calories you can burn with a session of BodyPump.
Step into a BodyCombat workout and you’ll punch and kick your way to fitness, burning up to 740 calories along the way. This high-energy martial-arts inspired workout is totally non-contact and there are no complex moves to master. A LES MILLS™ instructor will challenge you to up the intensity and motivate you to make the most of every round. You’ll release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ.
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Ideal for anyone and everyone, BodyBalance is the yoga-based class that will improve your mind, your body and your life. During BodyBalance an inspired soundtrack plays as you bend and stretch through a series of simple yoga moves and embrace elements of Tai Chi and Pilates. Breathing control is a part of all the exercises, and instructors will always provide options for those just getting started. You’ll strengthen your entire body and leave the class feeling calm and centered.
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BodyAttack is a high-energy fitness class with moves that cater for total beginners to total addicts. We combine athletic movements like running, lunging and jumping with strength exercises such as push-ups and squats. A LES MILLS™ instructor will pump out energizing tunes and lead you through the workout – challenging your limits in a good way, burning up to 730 calories and leaving you with a sense of achievement.
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Basic stepping, just like walking up and down stairs, is at the heart of BodyStep – a full-body cardio workout to really tone your butt and thighs. In a BodyStep workout you can expect a mixture of upbeat, rhythmic stepping, with squat and lunge patterns to work the legs. Combine this with movements like burpees, push ups and weight plate exercises, and the result is a fun, uplifting, full-body workout! Don’t worry, there’s heaps of options so that everyone leaves feeling successful. You can burn up to 620 calories and you’ll leave buzzing with satisfaction.
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BodyVive is the low-impact, whole body group fitness workout that uses “Vive” balls, “Vive” tubes and body weight to boost fitness and core strength. Get an idea how a BodyVive class will look by watching this BodyVive video on Youtube, or calculate how many calories you can burn with a session of BodyVive.
Calories burned with Les Mills programs (weight: 180 lbs)
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with BodyPump?
This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of BodyPump. The MET value of BodyPump = 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 BodyPump: 8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for BodyPump for 30 minutes is as follows:
(180/2.20462) * 8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 343
30 minutes of BodyPump burns 343 kcal.