How many calories do you burn playing Rugby?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 634 calories per hour playing Rugby. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn playing Rugby or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

Rugby
Rugby Calorie Calculator

Burned calories (KCAL)
playing Rugby

634


Calories burned with Team Sports (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 min. 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
American Football 4 86 171 257 343
Baseball 4 86 171 257 343
Basketball 6.4 137 274 411 549
Field Hockey 7.5 161 321 482 643
Handball 7.5 161 321 482 643
Lacrosse 7.8 167 334 502 669
Rugby 7.4 159 317 476 634
Soccer 7 150 300 450 600
Softball 4 86 171 257 343
Volleyball 4 86 171 257 343

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned playing Rugby?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Rugby. The MET value of Rugby = 7.4. We multiply the MET value with the person's body weight in kilogram. Then we multiply this with 0.0175 and the time in minutes.

A person weighs: 180 pounds
MET value of Rugby: 7.4
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Rugby for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180 ) * 7.4 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 317 kcal

With 30 minutes of playing Rugby you burn 317 kcal.