How many calories do you burn by doing Crunches?
You will burn around 6 calories for every minute doing Crunches (also depending on weight and intensity). The average amount of Crunches in one minute is 24. Doing the math, this means one Crunch equals 0.25 calories. With 100 Crunches you will burn approximately 25 calories.
Crunches Calorie Calculator
How to do a good basic crunch?
The crunch is a core exercise to train your abdominal muscles. Follow the steps below to perform the basic crunches:
- Lie on your back with your feet flat on the floor.
- Bent your knees and place your arms across your chestor near your temples.
- Lift your upper body andt tilt your chin slightly (leave a few inches between chin and chest).
- Curl up and forward so that your head, neck, and shoulder lift off the floor.
- Hold for a moment at the top and then slowly return to the starting position
It is very hard to perform crunches for one full hour. If you want to calculate the amount of calories burned doing crunches, It is far more logical to count the amount of crunches for your calculation.
You will burn approximately 6 calories (depending on your weight and the intensity) doing one minute of crunches. In one minute the average person will do arround 24 crunches, depending on speed and frequency. We now can calculate that one crunch equals 0.25 calories (6 divided by 24).
How much calories do 100 Crunches burn?
Use the schedule below to work out how many calories you can burn doing crunches.
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Burning calories with other home exercises
We calculated the amount of calories doing 100 reps of the most common home exercises.
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Calculate your own calorie usage above or use the table at the bottom of the page to see how many calories you burn by doing Crunches, depending on your weight and duration of exercise.
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned by doing Crunches?This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Crunches. The MET value of Crunches = 5 . 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 Crunches?A person weighs : 175 pounds
Excercise : Crunches
MET value of Crunches : 5
Time : 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Crunches for 30 minutes is as follows:
(175/2.2) * 5 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 213 kcal
With 30 minutes of Crunches you burn 213 kcal
Table Calories Burned - Crunches
Use the below table to quickly find out how many calories are burned by doing Crunches 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.
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