Calorie Calculator | watching television (sitting)

If someone who weighs 70 Kg or 154.3 lb watching television (sitting) for 30 minutes will burn 45.5 calories.

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Someone weighting 70 Kg or 154.3 lb watching television (sitting) burns 45.5 calories in 30 minutes. This value is roughtly equivalent to 0.01 pound or 0.21 ounce or 5.9 grams of mass (fat and/or muscle).

• watching television (sitting) 3 times a week for 30 minutes will burn 0.16 pound or 0.07 Kg a month.
• watching television (sitting) 5 times a week for 30 minutes will burn 0.26 pound or 0.12 Kg a month.
• watching television (sitting) every day for 30 minutes will burn 0.36 pound or 0.17 Kg a month.

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By using the calories burned calculator, you just need to fill some data and get the value of calories burned in Kcal.

How to calculate calories (burned)

The number of calories you burn while exercising is dependent on:

• the exercise you do
• the time spent doing the activity

By multiplying the body weight in kg by the MET (*) value and duration of activity, you can estimate the energy expenditure in Kcal specific to a persons body weight. In this example, watching television (sitting) at a 1.3 MET value, burns 1.3 Kcal/kg x body weight/h.

A 70 kg individual watching television (sitting) for 30 minutes expends the following:

(1.3 METs x 70 kg body weight) x (30 min/60 min) = 45.5 Kcal.

1.3 is the value in METs for watching television (sitting).

(*) MET - Metabolic equivalent