## How many calories do you burn Sleeping?

Although it may not seem like it, sleeping is an active process that burns calories. The body continues to work to regulate breathing, heart rate, and other essential functions, resulting in a caloric burn of approximately 0.42 calories per pound of body weight per hour of sleep.

Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 60 kilocalories per hour Sleeping. Fill in the form and calculate how many calories you burn Sleeping or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

### Burned calories (KCAL) Sleeping

60

Assuming a caloric burn of 0.42 calories per pound of body weight per hour of sleep, the time it takes to burn 100 calories while sleeping depends on your weight. For example, a person who weighs 150 pounds would burn approximately 63 calories per hour of sleep. Therefore, it would take around 1.6 hours, or 96 minutes, of sleep to burn 100 calories. However, this calculation is only an estimate and can vary depending on various factors such as age, gender, and metabolism.

## 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 Sleeping?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Sleeping. The MET value of Sleeping = 0.7. 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 Sleeping: 0.7
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Sleeping for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 0.7 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 30

30 minutes of Sleeping burns 30 kcal.