How many calories do you burn having Sex?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 103 calories per hour having Sex. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn having Sex or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

103

Calories burned with Daily Activities (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 60 min.
Climbing Stairs 7.7 660
Gardening 3.6 309
Housecleaning 2.8 240
Kissing 2.6 223
Lying in bed 0.8 69
Sex 1.2 103
Sitting 0.9 77
Sleeping 0.7 60
Standing 1 86

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned having Sex?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Sex. The MET value of Sex = 1.2. 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 Sex: 1.2
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Sex for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180 ) * 1.2 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 51 kcal

With 30 minutes of having Sex you burn 51 kcal.