How many calories do you burn running?
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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