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How many calories do I burn on the rowing machine?

How many calories do I burn on the rowing machine?

You can burn 125-810 calories in 30 minutes on the rowing machine.

It depends on how much you weigh and how hard you work. Below is an estimate of how many calories you can burn using a rowing machine (at various intensities) for 30 minutes.

Light effort (50 watts)

  • If you weigh 150 lbs, you can burn approximately 125 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 200 lbs, you can burn approximately 165 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 250 lbs, you can burn approximately 210 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 300 lbs, you can burn approximately 250 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 350 lbs, you can burn approximately 290 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 400 lbs, you can burn approximately 335 calories in 30 minutes.

Moderate effort (100 watts)

  • If you weigh 150 lbs, you can burn approximately 250 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 200 lbs, you can burn approximately 335 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 250 lbs, you can burn approximately 420 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 300 lbs, you can burn approximately 500 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 350 lbs, you can burn approximately 585 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 400 lbs, you can burn approximately 670 calories in 30 minutes.

Vigorous effort (150 watts)

  • If you weigh 150 lbs, you can burn approximately 305 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 200 lbs, you can burn approximately 405 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 250 lbs, you can burn approximately 505 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 300 lbs, you can burn approximately 610 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 350 lbs, you can burn approximately 710 calories in 30 minutes.
  • If you weigh 400 lbs, you can burn approximately 810 calories in 30 minutes.
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



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