# How many calories do you burn running?

## How to calculate calories (burned)

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

- the exercise you do
- your weight
- 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, at a MET value, burns Kcal/kg x body weight/h.

A kg individual for minutes expends the following:

( METs x kg body weight) x ( min/60 min) = Kcal.

is the value in METs for .

(*) MET - Metabolic equivalent