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Activities Calorie Calculator for Calculating Calories Burned

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Activities Calorie Calculator

This calculator help you to create a custom list of calories burned for your chosen activities and preferred time durations. Choose from over 600 built-in activities, either by keyword search or by selecting one of the twenty activity categories. Plus, see how many continuous hours you will need to engage in any activity in order to lose 1 pound of body fat.

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Selected Data Record:

A Data Record is a set of calculator entries that are stored in your web browser's Local Storage. If a Data Record is currently selected in the "Data" tab, this line will list the name you gave to that data record. If no data record is selected, or you have no entries stored for this calculator, the line will display "None".

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Weight:

Select your desired measurement (pounds or kilograms) and enter your weight.

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Default time duration:

Enter the number of hours and/or minutes you want the calculator to use for calculating the calories burned for each displayed activity. You will be able to change the default time for any individual activity once you add it to your custom list.

Hours:
Minutes:
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Search activities by keyword:

If you wish to search for a specific type of activity, start typing a keyword. The smaller the portion of a word you enter (wrest instead of wrestling) the more results you will get. In addition to the number of calories burned, the results will also show the number of hours you would have to perform each activity in order to lose 1 pound of fat (3,500 calories).

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Choose an activity category:

If you wish view results for a specific category of activities, select the category in the dropdown list and the activities within that category will be displayed, along with the calories burned and the number of hours you would have to perform each activity in order to lose 1 pound of fat.

Matching Activities

Matching activities:

As you type a keyword or select a category (above this line) a list of matching activities will appear below this line. Each activity will include the number of KCals for your weight and the default duration, as well as how many hours of the activity it will take to lose 1 pound of body fat.

Tap the plus (+) icon to add an activity to your custom list.

Tap the "Clear" button to clear the list of matches.

My Custom Activity List

My custom activity list:

Selected activities will appear below this line, along with a button for creating a printer friendly version of your list.

You can edit the "Minutes" (Mins) field for any activity and the calculator will automatically update the total number of KCals column, as well as the total calories and minutes row.

Tap the delete (X) button to remove any activities from your list.

If you would like to save the current entries to the secure database, tap or click on the Data tab, select "New Data Record", give the data record a name, then tap or click the Save button. To save changes to previously saved entries, simply tap the Save button. Please select and "Clear" any data records you no longer need.

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About

About the Activities Calorie Calculator

This calculator will help you to calculate the number of calories burned at various spans of time for over 600 different activities.

If you are only interested in calculating calories burned for various exercises you can use the Exercise Calorie Burn Calculator.

Or, if you only want to calculate calories specific to running and jogging, you may want to use the Running Calorie Calculator.

Please keep in mind that the actual number of calories burned depends on your body composition, your metabolism rate, and on how many calories you consume.

Finally, this calculator is not applicable to children or women who are pregnant, and as always, be sure to consult with your qualified health professional before beginning any new weight-loss or strength and conditioning programs.

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Instructions

How to use the Activities Calorie Calculator

Step #1:

Enter your weight in either pounds or kilograms.

Step #2:

Enter a default time to prime the calculator.

Step #3:

To add activities to your list, begin by either typing a keyword into the search field or by selecting a general category of activities. Activities that match your search or category will appear in the Matching Activities section.

Step #4:

Tap the plus (+) icon next to any matched activities you wish to add to your custom list.

Step #5:

Once you have completed your custom selections, edit the number of minutes for any individual activity listing and the calculator will recalculate the calories as you make the changes.

Step #6:

If you want to print out your results, tap the "Printer Friendly List" button. This will open a printer friendly window containing your custom list.

Saving Entries:

If your web browser supports Local Storage, you can save your entries to your web browser so won't have to start over on your next visit. Please note that your saved entries can only be retrieved from the same device and web browser you were using when you stored them. If you would like to access your saved entries from any device I invite you to subscribe to the Ad-Free Member Version.

To save your entries to your web browser, click or tap the Data tab in the Help and Tools section (mobile: top right of the main screen), select "New Data Record" from the drop-down menu, enter a name for the data record, and then tap or click the Save button.

To load previously saved entries, click or tap the Data tab and select the saved data record from the drop-down menu. You can then save any changes to your entries by simply clicking the Save button while the data record is selected.

To clear a named set of saved entries, click or tap the Data tab, select the saved data record from the drop-down menu, and then tap or click the Clear button.

Numbers and Decimals:

Only numeric characters (0-9 and decimal points) may be entered in numeric fields. Non-numeric characters (dollar signs, percent signs, commas, etc.) may cause calculation errors. If the field includes a grid icon, tapping the icon will open a popup keypad which will include only the characters allowed in the field. If your device keypad does not include a decimal point, use this popup keypad to enter decimal numbers where applicable.

Popup Tool Tips:

Tap the info (i) icons for a further explanation of each entry field (you can click [X] or outside of the pop-up tool tips to close them). A summary of these explanations, along with any additional term explanations, can also be found under the Terms tab.

Disclaimer:

Since I can't test for every possible combination of numbers, please be sure to double-check the results of this calculator yourself before considering them to be valid. If you do discover an issue with the calculated results, please report the issue using the feedback form located below the calculator.

Scrolling & Shrinking:

In order to scroll the calculator vertically you will need to swipe just outside of the calculator's dark-blue border, or use the window's far right-hand scroll bar, whichever is applicable to your device.

If the top section of the calculator becomes to tall for your viewport, tapping in the "Enter a problem..." field should reset the top section to its original height.

Disclaimer:

The Algebra Calculator is the only calculator on the site that I did not create myself. And since I did not create it, I don't have access to the code for fixing any issues you may be experiencing. So if you are having issues with the calculator, please visit the support page at Mathway.com for assistance.

Glossary

Fields, Terms, and Definitions.

Calorie:

The energy required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree Celsius. The typical adult needs 1,000 to 1,400 calories per day just to fuel basic organs (minimum requirement is referred to as Basal Metabolic Rate, or BMR. An additional 400-600 calories are needed to go from laying still all day to moving around during the day. For every 3,500 calories you take in that are over and above the amount you need to maintain your weight, you will gain 1 pound.

KCal (kilocalorie):

This column displays the number of calories expended, rounded to the nearest integer.

Hrs/1Lb:

This column displays the number of hours you would have to continuously engage in the activity in order to lose 1 pound of fat, which is equal to 3,500 calories.

Reset button:

Clicking the "Reset" button will restore the calculator to its default settings.

Pocket Calculator

Calculate any amounts needed to enter into calculator.

 

Data Management

Save and retrieve entries and notes (requires HTML5 compliant web browser).

Calculator Data

Calculator Data:

If you are using the latest version of your web browser software, this feature will allow you to save your calculator entries to your web browser's local storage in between visits. This means the calculator entries can only be recalled with the same device and web browser you were using when you saved them. If you'd like to save data between devices you will need to subscribe to the Ad-Free Member Version.

Save: To save a new set of calculator entries, select "New Data Record" from the dropdown list, enter a nickname for the data record, then click the "Save" button.

Load: To load a previously saved set of calculator entries, simply select the name of the data record from the dropdown list.

Save Changes: To save changes to a set of previously saved calculator entries, be sure the name of the data record is selected, and then click the "Save" button.

Clear: To clear a saved set of entries, be sure the name of the data record is selected, and then click the "Clear" button.

Backup Data
My Notes:
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Help and Tools

Help and Tools:

This section, which you can Unstick or Hide in the Calculator Preferences (just above the top of the calculator), contains the following tabs (content too long to fit within bordered frame can be scrolled up and down):

About: Click this tab for an introduction to the calculator.

Instructions: Click this tab for step-by-step instructions for using the calculator.

Terms: Click this tab for a list of the descriptions that are located within each popup help button (info icons).

PCalc: Click this tab for a handy "pocket" calculator you can use when you need to calculate an entry needed for the calculator.

Data: Click this tab to save a set of entries or a note in between visits. Entries and notes will be stored to your web browser's local storage (if supported by your browser of choice), meaning they can only be recalled with the same device and web browser you were using when you saved them. If you'd like to save entries and notes between devices you can do so by subscribing to the Ad-Free Member Version.

 

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