How many calories do you burn with Jumping Rope?
Who hasn't done it as a kid? Skipping! It's a very good activity to burn calories and stay fit in a very efficient way. It is not without reason that rope jumping or skipping is so popular among top athletes.
Few people can sustain skipping for a long time. It is therefore much more logical to find out how many calories you burn each time you jump rather than to calculate the number of calories you burn per hour. Roughly people say you burn about 0.14 calories every jump. In the table below you"ll find an overview with the number of calories you burn based on your weight. In our calculation examples, we assume that someone does about 100 skips per minute.
Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 1012 kilocalories per hour with Jumping Rope. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn with Jumping Rope or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.
Jumping Rope Calorie Calculator
Burned calories (KCAL)
with Jumping Rope
Calories burned skipping rope 100 times
With 100 skips you burn approximately 14 calories. The exact number depends mainly on your weight. Heavy people needs more energy to jump over the rope. Use the overview below to find out how many calories you burn jumping rope at different weights.
|Calories and Jumping Rope|
|100 skips||500 skips|
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 with Jumping Rope?
This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Jumping Rope. The MET value of Jumping Rope = 11.8. 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 Jumping Rope: 11.8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Jumping Rope for 30 minutes is as follows:
(180/2.20462) * 11.8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 506
30 minutes of Jumping Rope burns 506 kcal.