How many calories do you burn playing Beach Volleyball?

Someone weighing 180 Pounds burns approximately 680 calories per hour playing Beach Volleyball. Use the Calculator below to see how many calories you burn playing Beach Volleyball or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.



Beach Volleyball Calorie Calculator

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Beach Volleyball is an easy to learn and fun way to burn down some calories. It is not only a high intensity exercise, it is also a great way to meet people and builds new friendships. If you compare it with normal indoor Volleyball, there are some advantages too.

Beach Volleyball is played on a sandy court. Moving through sand requires a lot of energy, more if you compare it with a smooth surface. The high speed of Beach Volleyball and longer rallies because of a lighter ball, means you burn more calories compared to normal Volleyball. The MET value for Beach Volleyball (8) is double the MET value of indoor Volleyball (4). This is why you burn twice as much calories! As you see, Beach Volleyball is a great and fun way to burn calories.

Calculate your own calorie usage above or use the table at the bottom of the page to see how many calories you burn playing Beach Volleyball, depending on your weight and duration of exercise.

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned playing Beach Volleyball?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Beach Volleyball. The MET value of Beach Volleyball = 8 . We multiply the MET value with the person's body weight in kilogram. Thereafter we multiply this with 0.0175 and the time in minutes.

How many calories do you burn in 30 minutes Beach Volleyball?

A person weighs : 175 pounds
Excercise : Beach Volleyball
MET value of Beach Volleyball : 8
Time : 30 minutes

The calorie calculation for Beach Volleyball for 30 minutes is as follows:

(175/2.2) * 8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 340 kcal

With 30 minutes of Beach Volleyball you burn 340 kcal

Table Calories Burned - Beach Volleyball

Use the below table to quickly find out how many calories are burned playing Beach Volleyball when you are a certain weight and exercise for a certain length of time. For a precise calculation, enter the required information further up the page.

Burning Calories (kcals) - Beach Volleyball
Minutes 140 lbs 180 lbs 220 lbs
15 Min. 132  170  210 
30 Min. 265  340  420 
45 Min. 397  510  630 
60 Min. 529  680  840 
90 Min. 794  1021  1260 

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