## How many calories do you burn having Sex?

The number of calories burned during sex can vary based on the sexual position. Positions that require more physical effort and involve more movement can lead to a higher calorie burn. Positions such as missionary, cowgirl, and doggy style can be more physically demanding and lead to a higher calorie burn compared to positions that involve less movement such as spooning or the missionary position with the receiving partner lying flat on their stomach.

Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 103 kilocalories per hour having Sex. Fill in the form and calculate how many calories you burn having Sex or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

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## Calories burned with Daily Activities (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 60 min.
Climbing Stairs 7.7 660
Gardening 3.6 309
Housecleaning 2.8 240
Kissing 2.6 223
Lying in bed 0.8 69
Sex 1.2 103
Sitting 0.9 77
Sleeping 0.7 60
Standing 1 86

## How do we calculate the amount of calories burned having Sex?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Sex. The MET value of Sex = 1.2. 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 Sex: 1.2
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Sex for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 1.2 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 51

30 minutes of Sex burns 51 kcal.