# How many calories do I burn jump roping?

## You can burn 12 – 32 calories per minute jump roping.

It depends on how much you weigh, how fast you jump rope, and how often you miss.
Below is a general estimate of how many calories you can burn per minute of jump roping.

#### In general:

• If you weigh 150 lbs, you can burn approximately 12 calories per minute
• If you weigh 200 lbs, you can burn approximately 16 calories per minute.
• If you weigh 250 lbs, you can burn approximately 20 calories per minute
• If you weigh 300 lbs, you can burn approximately 24 calories per minute.
• If you weigh 350 lbs, you can burn approximately 28 calories per minute.
• If you weigh 400 lbs, you can burn approximately 32 calories per minute
Sources:
Ainsworth BE, Haskell WL, Whitt MC, et al. Compendium of physical activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc., Vol. 32, No. 9, Suppl., pp. S498–S516, 2000.
Calorie calculations from equation: (METs x 3.5 x body weight in kg)/200 = calories/minute