How many calories do you burn with Weight lifting?

Weightlifting is a fantastic way to burn calories, build muscle, and boost your metabolism. When you lift weights, you're engaging a large number of muscles in your body, which requires energy in the form of calories. As a result, weightlifting can help you burn calories even after you've finished your workout, as your body continues to work to repair and rebuild your muscles.

Someone weighing 180 lbs burns approximately 411 kilocalories per hour with Weight lifting. Fill in the form and calculate how many calories you burn with Weight lifting or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

Burned calories (KCAL)with Weight lifting

411

Weightlifting can be more effective at burning calories than traditional forms of cardio, such as running or cycling. This is because weightlifting not only burns calories during your workout, but also builds muscle, which increases your overall metabolic rate. This means that even when you're resting, your body is burning more calories than it would be if you didn't have that extra muscle.

So if you're looking to burn calories, lose weight, and get in shape, don't overlook the power of weightlifting. Incorporate it into your fitness routine, and you'll be amazed at the results you can achieve. Just be sure to start with a weight that's appropriate for your fitness level, and gradually increase the weight as you get stronger and more comfortable with the exercises.

Calories burned with Strength Sports (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 60 min.
Weight lifting 4.8 411

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with Weight lifting?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Weight lifting. The MET value of Weight lifting = 4.8. 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 Weight lifting: 4.8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Weight lifting for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 4.8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 206

30 minutes of Weight lifting burns 206 kcal.