How many calories do you burn doing a HIIT Workout?
This page is about a HIIT workout at home. With a HIIT workout at home you can burn a lot of calories. A HIIT workout is a special way of training that uses a time interval. You alternate short rest periods with short intensive exercise time. With a 30-minute HIIT workout, you burn about 290 calories. A 175 pound male burns about 85 calories with the popular 7 minute workout (download the App).
Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 686 kilocalories per hour doing a HIIT Workout. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn doing a HIIT Workout or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.
HIIT Workout Calorie Calculator
Burned calories (KCAL)
doing a HIIT Workout
How many calories does a 7 minutes HIIT workout burn?
According to our own research with a 175 pound male, a HIIT workout from the popular 7 Minute Workout App burns approximately 85 calories. It may sound a bit strange, but the workout takes 8 minutes and 45 seconds in total. If you repeat the workout, this equals 580 calories per hour. This includes the time you have to rest between the excercises.
A standard 7 minute workout consists of the following parts:
- Jumping Jacks
- Wall Sit
- Push Ups
- Abdominal Crunches
- Step up Onto Chair
- Triceps Dips
- High Stepping
- Push Up & Rotation
- Side Plank Right
- Side Plank Left
Each exercise lasts exactly 30 seconds. You take 10 seconds rest between exercises. The number of calories you burn depends very much on your weight. Calculate your own calorie consumption with a HIIT workout above.
Calories burned with Indoor Gym Workouts (weight: 180 lbs)
|MET||15 min.||30 min.||45 min.||60 min.|
|Cycling on a hometrainer||8.4||180||360||540||720|
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned doing a HIIT Workout?
This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of HIIT Workout. The MET value of HIIT Workout = 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 HIIT Workout: 8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for HIIT Workout for 30 minutes is as follows:
(180/2.20462) * 8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 343
30 minutes of HIIT Workout burns 343 kcal.