How many calories do you burn Sitting?
Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 77 kilocalories per hour Sitting. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn Sitting or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.
Sitting Calorie Calculator
Burned calories (KCAL)
Calories burned with Daily Activities (weight: 180 lbs)
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned Sitting?
This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Sitting. The MET value of Sitting = 0.9. 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 Sitting: 0.9
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Sitting for 30 minutes is as follows:
(180/2.20462) * 0.9 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 39
30 minutes of Sitting burns 39 kcal.