How many calories do you burn by doing Push-Ups?

Research has shown that the amount of calories burned by a single push-up vary from 0.3 calories to 0.6 calories depending heavily on weight and intensity. Calculate your own calorie usage doing Push-Ups below.

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Burpees - Crunches - Jumping Jacks - Lunges - Sit-Ups - Squats

Someone weighing 180 Pounds burns approximately 680 calories per hour by doing Push-Ups. Use the Calculator below to see how many calories you burn by doing Push-Ups or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.



Push-Ups Calorie Calculator

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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.

Calories burned with 100 reps
  140 lbs 170 lbs 200 lbs
Burpees 41 50 59
Crunches 21 25 29
Jumping Jacks 15 18 21
Push-Ups 47 57 67
Sit-Ups 24 30 36
Squats 26 32 38

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 Push-Ups, depending on your weight and duration of exercise.

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned by doing Push-Ups?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Push-Ups. The MET value of Push-Ups = 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 Push-Ups?

A person weighs : 175 pounds
Excercise : Push-Ups
MET value of Push-Ups : 8
Time : 30 minutes

The calorie calculation for Push-Ups for 30 minutes is as follows:

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

With 30 minutes of Push-Ups you burn 340 kcal

Table Calories Burned - Push-Ups

Use the below table to quickly find out how many calories are burned by doing Push-Ups 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) - Push-Ups
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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