Summer is a great time for fun sport experiments. As the weather warms up and the sun shines, the jogging path and ball games feel much more inviting than in November.
Many summer sports also make you burn a lot of calories - while having fun.
Calorie consumption is always individual, but can be viewed through a guiding example. A person weighing roughly 70 pounds burns energy in half an hour for the following summer species:
Frisbee throw: 111 kcal
Golf: 203 kcal
Minigolf: 110 kcal
Jump rope jumping: 370 kcal
Football (leisure): 296 kcal
Football (competition): 333 kcal
Running (10 km per hour): 333 kcal
Running (16 km per hour): 601 kcal
Basketball: 296 kcal
Walking (3 km per hour): 97 kcal
Walking (5 km per hour): 148 kcal
Canoeing: 185 kcal
Yard games (boules and croquet): 128 kcal
Cycling (15-20 km per hour): 148 kcal
Cycling (20-25 km per hour): 222 kcal
Cycling (+25 km per hour): 370 kcal
Inline skating: 259 kcal
Beach volleyball: 111 kcal
Nordic walking: 222 kcal
Skating: 185 kcal
Badminton: 333 kcal
Rowing (brisk pace): 259 kcal
Tennis: 259 kcal
Darts: 73 kcal
Trampoline: 129 kcal
Swimming (calm): 148 kcal
Swimming (brisk): 222 kcal
Hiking: 222 kcal
Summer sports offer exercise for almost every taste. Calorie consumption is affected by, among other things, one's own weight.
Slippers on foot and in the woods! The rolling terrain adds challenge to the run.
Yard work also consumes energy
Calories are also burned almost unnoticed when working in the backyard or cottage.
It is estimated that a person weighing so much 70 pounds spends half an hour on summer chores.
Rake: 147 kcal
Fishing: 111 kcal
Outdoor walking of dogs: 110 kcal
Carpet tamping: 147 kcal
Gardening work: 166 kcal
Tree splitting: 222 kcal
Lawn mowing: 222 kcal
Cleaning: 129 kcal
In good weather, burning and moving calories is easier when you can move around in your own yard, and you don’t have to spend time moving to the exercise site.
Spring and summer pastures have a good opportunity to either start moving around or find a new hobby.
- Everything goes. It doesn’t have to be sweat exercise or running. Even a relaxing nature walk is enough for exercise, says Minna Aittasalo, a specialist researcher at the FAQ Institute.
- Many adults may keep in mind that they keep exercising twice a week until they breathe. Today, it is known that even lighter exercise is enough for health. Even in nature, light self-indulgence refreshes the mind, depending on what you are looking for from exercise.
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