Exercise Calorie Burn Calculator with 56 Fat-Burning Activities

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This calculator will help you to calculate the number of calories burned while exercising, based on the Exercise and Condition category of the Compendium of Physical Activities: An update of activity codes and MET intensities. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2000;32 (Suppl):S498-S516.

Exercise activities include activity-promoting video games, stationary bike, calisthenics, circuit training, weight training, elliptical, treadmill, yoga, and more. Plus, the calculator includes a feature that allows you to print out a custom list of exercise and intensity levels.


If you are only interested in calculating calories burned for running or jogging, you can use the Running Calorie Calculator. Or, if you would like to calculate calories burned for all types of of activities, use the Activities Calorie Calculator, which includes over 800 activities.

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

Furthermore, be sure to change up your exercise routine periodically as your body will become accustomed to the same routine over time -- resulting in fewer calories burned.

Finally, this calculator does not apply to children or women who are pregnant, and as always, be sure to consult with your qualified health professional before beginning any new strength and conditioning program.

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Exercise Calorie Burn Calculator

Calculate your exercise calories burned and estimated weight loss for any of 56 different fat-burning activities, and create a custom list of exercises you include in your workout.

Special Instructions

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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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Select your desired measurement (pounds or kilograms) and enter your weight. Please note that since the calories burned is dependent upon your weight, any changes to your entered weight will automatically reset/clear the lower section of the calculator.

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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 amount for any individual activity once the calculator performs its initial calculations.

Exercise and Intensity Levels

Exercise and Intensity Levels:

After clicking the "Calculate Calories Burned" button each of the exercise listings below will be populated with the default duration time. You can then adjust the hours, minutes, and repititions for each exercise activity in the scrollable list, and the calculator will then automatically recalculate the calories burned and the estimated weight loss (-Lbs or -Kgs) for that exercise/intensity.

If you would like to print out a custom selection of the activities, tap checkbox next to each desired activity to place a checkmark in it, then click the "Printable Checked List" button. This will open a window containing a printer friendly version of your selected routines.

If you would like to save the current entries to the secure online 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.

Help and Tools


MET Calculator

METs Exercise Calculator

The following calculator will tell you the exercise time required to lose one pound (or kilogram) of fat based on your weight and a given exercise's MET rating (Metabolic Equivalent of Task).

METs Exercise Calculator
Exercise time required to lose 1 pound of fat:

You can look up the MET for almost any type of exercise on the Compendium of Physical Activities Website.

Adjust Calculator Width:

Move the slider to left and right to adjust the calculator width. Note that the Help and Tools panel will be hidden when the calculator is too wide to fit both on the screen. Moving the slider to the left will bring the instructions and tools panel back into view.

Also note that some calculators will reformat to accommodate the screen size as you make the calculator wider or narrower. If the calculator is narrow, columns of entry rows will be converted to a vertical entry form, whereas a wider calculator will display columns of entry rows, and the entry fields will be smaller in size ... since they will not need to be "thumb friendly".

Show/Hide Popup Keypads:

Select Show or Hide to show or hide the popup keypad icons located next to numeric entry fields. These are generally only needed for mobile devices that don't have decimal points in their numeric keypads. So if you are on a desktop, you may find the calculator to be more user-friendly and less cluttered without them.

Stick/Unstick Tools:

Select Stick or Unstick to stick or unstick the help and tools panel. Selecting "Stick" will keep the panel in view while scrolling the calculator vertically. If you find that annoying, select "Unstick" to keep the panel in a stationary position.

If the tools panel becomes "Unstuck" on its own, try clicking "Unstick" and then "Stick" to re-stick the panel.