How many calories do you burn by doing Burpees?
You will burn around 10 calories for every minute doing Burpees. The average amount of Burpees in 1 minute is 20. Doing the math, with 1 Burpee you burn 0.5 calories. With 100 Burpees you will burn approximately 50 calories.
Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 686 kilocalories per hour by doing Burpees. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn by doing Burpees or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.
Burpees Calorie Calculator
Burned calories (KCAL)
by doing Burpees
How to do a burpee?
The burpee, is a full body exercise used in strength training and as an aerobic exercise. The basic movement is performed in four steps and known as a "four-count burpee":
- 1 - Begin in a standing position.
- 2 - Move into a squat position with your hands on the ground. (count 1)
- 3 - Kick your feet back into a plank position, while keeping your arms extended. (count 2)
- 4 - Immediately return your feet into squat position. (count 3)
- 5 - Stand up from the squat position (count 4)
(Source : Wikipedia)
You will burn approximately 10 calories doing one minute of burpees. In one minute the average person will do arround 20 burpees, depending on speed and frequency. We calculate that it takes roughly 20 burpees to burn around 10 calories, which is half a calorie per burpee. However, weight can affect the number of calories burned during exercise as well.
Calories burned with Home exercises (weight: 180 lbs)
|MET||15 min.||30 min.||45 min.||60 min.|
|Bridges (Butt lift)||6||129||257||386||514|
|Squats (heavy effort)||8||171||343||514||686|
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned by doing Burpees?
This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Burpees. The MET value of Burpees = 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 Burpees: 8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Burpees for 30 minutes is as follows:
(180/2.20462) * 8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 343
30 minutes of Burpees burns 343 kcal.