How many calories do you burn with Ice skating?

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

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Burned calories (KCAL)
with Ice skating

600


Skating can be a very effective way to burn calories. Skating increases the heart rate, which makes it a very good cardio workout. Have you never skated before or think it is very difficult? Sign up for an ice skating class and learn the proper technique. The lessons can also be a lot of fun!


If you want to lose weight with the help of skating, you should practice it regularly. Then it should be possible to lose weight very quickly.

Calories burned with Winter activities (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 min. 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
Biathlon 13.5 289 579 868 1157
Cross-country skiing 5.9 126 253 379 506
Cross-country skiing, >8 mph 15.5 332 664 997 1329
Ice Hockey 8 171 343 514 686
Ice dancing 14 300 600 900 1200
Ice skating 7 150 300 450 600
Skiing 4.8 103 206 309 411
Sledding 4.4 94 189 283 377
Snow shoeing 5.3 114 227 341 454
Snow shoveling by hand 5.3 114 227 341 454
Snowboarding 5.3 114 227 341 454
Speed skating 13.3 285 570 855 1140

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with Ice skating?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Ice skating. The MET value of Ice skating = 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
MET value of Ice skating: 7
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Ice skating for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 7 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 300

30 minutes of Ice skating burns 300 kcal.