How many calories do you burn by doing Squats?

You will burn around 8 calories for every minute doing normal intensity Squats. The average amount of Squats in one minute is 25. Doing the math, this means 1 Squat (moderate effort) equals 0.32 calories. With 100 Squats you will burn approximately 32 calories.

Other related Calorie Calculators :
Burpees - Crunches - Jumping Jacks - Lunges - Push-Ups - Sit-Ups

Someone weighing 180 Pounds burns approximately 468 calories per hour by doing Squats. Use the Calculator below to see how many calories you burn by doing Squats or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.



Squats Calorie Calculator

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How to do a Squat Correctly?

  1. Take a wide stance (about shoulder-width apart)
  2. Put your hands out in front of you for balance
  3. Sit back as if you are sitting in a chair, keeping your feet flat on the ground and your knees behind your toes.
  4. As you are sitting back, keep your chest up and your head looking forward.

How many calories do you burn doing 100 squats?

If you do 100 squats a day you will burn approximately 32 calories extra every day. If you maintain this daily workout for a full month you burn around 960 calories extra every month. Use the schedule below to work out how many calories you can burn doing squats.

Calories burned with Squats
  140 lbs. 170 lbs. 200 lbs.
10 Squats 3 4
20 Squats 5 6 7
30 Squats 8 10 12
40 Squats 10 13 16
50 Squats 13 16 19
75 Squats 20 24 28
100 Squats 26 32  38

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 Squats, depending on your weight and duration of exercise.

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned by doing Squats?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Squats. The MET value of Squats = 5,5 . 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 Squats?

A person weighs : 175 pounds
Excercise : Squats
MET value of Squats : 5,5
Time : 30 minutes

The calorie calculation for Squats for 30 minutes is as follows:

(175/2.2) * 5,5 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 234 kcal

With 30 minutes of Squats you burn 234 kcal

Table Calories Burned - Squats

Use the below table to quickly find out how many calories are burned by doing Squats 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) - Squats
Minutes 140 lbs 180 lbs 220 lbs
15 Min. 91  117  144 
30 Min. 182  234  289 
45 Min. 273  351  433 
60 Min. 364  468  578 
90 Min. 546  702  866 

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