How many calories do you burn by doing Squats?
You will burn around 8 calories for every minute doing normal intensity Squats. The average amount of Squats in one minute is 25. Doing the math, this means 1 Squat (moderate effort) equals 0.32 calories. With 100 Squats you will burn approximately 32 calories.
Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 472 calories per hour by doing Squats. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn by doing Squats or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.
Squats Calorie Calculator
Burned calories (KCAL)
by doing Squats
How to do a Squat Correctly?
- Take a wide stance (about shoulder-width apart)
- Put your hands out in front of you for balance
- Sit back as if you are sitting in a chair, keeping your feet flat on the ground and your knees behind your toes.
- As you are sitting back, keep your chest up and your head looking forward.
Calories burned with Home exercises (weight: 180 lbs)
|MET||15 min.||30 min.||45 min.||60 min.|
|Bridges (Butt lift)||6||129||257||386||514|
|Squats, heavy effort||8||171||343||514||686|
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned by doing Squats?
This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Squats. The MET value of Squats = 5.5. 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 Squats: 5.5
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Squats for 30 minutes is as follows:
(180 ) * 5.5 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 236 kcal
With 30 minutes of by doing Squats you burn 236 kcal.