Current weight:


Physical activity:


Duration of workout:

NoteThe Calorie Burner Counter provides only an estimate of the number of calories burned for a given activity and duration. This estimate is derived from Ainsworth, B.E., et al. "Compendium of Physical Activities: Classification of Energy Costs of Human Physical Activities." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 1993. Actual calories burned may vary, depending on the intensity of the workout, the age and body composition of the exerciser and other factors. Not all types of physical activity are appropriate or safe for all individuals. If you have any health conditions or concerns, talk to your health care provider before beginning or significantly increasing your physical activity program.


How to Use

The number of calories that you burn during exercise is dependent on your weight, your type of exercise, and the duration. Using our Calorie Burner Calculator, you can calculate the approximate number of calories that you burn during a workout.

If you have used other A.D.A.M. tools, some of this information may be filled in for you.

1. Enter your current weight in the box provided. If you entered your weight in kilograms, be sure to select KILOGRAMS from the drop-down lists.

2. Select the type of physical activity. For many activities, there are variations in the level of exertion.

3. Enter the duration of your workout in the box provided. If you entered the time in hours, select HOURS from the drop-down list.

4. When you have entered all of your information, click SUBMIT.


Review Date: 05/10/2013
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Previously reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc (05/12/2013).
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