How many calories do you burn with Jumping Rope?

Who hasn't done it as a kid? Skipping! It's a very good activity to burn calories and stay fit in a very efficient way. It is not without reason that rope jumping or skipping is so popular among top athletes.

Few people can sustain skipping for a long time. It is therefore much more logical to find out how many calories you burn each time you jump rather than to calculate the number of calories you burn per hour. Roughly people say you burn about 0.14 calories every jump. In the table below you"ll find an overview with the number of calories you burn based on your weight. In our calculation examples, we assume that someone does about 100 skips per minute.

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 1012 calories per hour with Jumping Rope. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn with Jumping Rope or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

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Calories burned skipping rope 100 times

With 100 skips you burn approximately 14 calories. The exact number depends mainly on your weight. Heavy people needs more energy to jump over the rope. Use the overview below to find out how many calories you burn jumping rope at different weights.

Calories and Jumping Rope
100 skips 500 skips
110 lbs. 10 52
120 lbs. 11 56
130 lbs. 12 61
140 lbs. 13 66
150 lbs. 14 70
160 lbs. 15 75
170 lbs. 16 80
180 lbs. 17 84
190 lbs. 18 89
200 lbs. 19 94
210 lbs. 20 99
220 lbs 21 103

Calories burned with Indoor Gym Workouts (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 60 min.
Cycling on a hometrainer 8.4 720
Elliptical trainer 5 429
Fitness 5 429
Gymnastics 3.2 274
HIIT Workout 8 686
Jumping Rope 11.8 1012
Weight Training 6.2 532

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with Jumping Rope?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Jumping Rope. The MET value of Jumping Rope = 11.8. 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 Jumping Rope: 11.8
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Jumping Rope for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180 ) * 11.8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 506 kcal

With 30 minutes of with Jumping Rope you burn 506 kcal.