How many calories do you burn with Cross-country skiing, >8 mph?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 1329 calories per hour with Cross-country skiing, >8 mph. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn with Cross-country skiing, >8 mph or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

Burned calories (KCAL)with Cross-country skiing, >8 mph

1329

Major attractions of cross-country skiing include being outdoors and feeling at one with the nature around you. While doing an awesome workout, it's easy to take in the beautiful scenery around you. Most of the time, you will be in quiet and peaceful surroundings. No crowds, no waiting for the lift, no sitting in the lift. And it's significantly cheaper than skiing!

Cross-country skiing is one of the best outdoor cardio exercises. You use almost all of your muscles, and it is significantly more efficient than only using your arms or legs. Cross-country skiing is also lower risk than many of its associated sports.

Calories burned with Winter activities (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 60 min.
Biathlon, copetitive 13.5 1157
Cross-country skiing 5.9 506
Cross-country skiing, >8 mph 15.5 1329
Ice Hockey 8 686
Ice dancing 14 1200
Ice skating 7 600
Ice skating, >9 mph 9 772
Skiing 4.8 411
Sledding 4.4 377
Snow shoeing 5.3 454
Snow shoveling by hand 5.3 454
Snowboarding 5.3 454
Speed skating (competitive) 13.3 1140

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with Cross-country skiing, >8 mph?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Cross-country skiing, >8 mph. The MET value of Cross-country skiing, >8 mph = 15.5. We multiply the MET value with the person's body weight in kilogram. Then we multiply this with 0.0175 and the time in minutes.

A person weighs: 180 pounds
MET value of Cross-country skiing, >8 mph: 15.5
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Cross-country skiing, >8 mph for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180 ) * 15.5 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 664 kcal

With 30 minutes of with Cross-country skiing, >8 mph you burn 664 kcal.