# How many calories do I burn playing hockey?

## You can burn 285-765 calories playing hockey for 30 minutes.

It depends on how much you weigh, how fast you move, and how hard you play. Below is an estimate of how many calories you can burn playing hockey (field hockey or ice hockey) for 30 minutes.

• If you weigh 150 lbs, you can burn approximately 285 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 200 lbs, you can burn approximately 380 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 250 lbs, you can burn approximately 475 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 300 lbs, you can burn approximately 575 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 350 lbs, you can burn approximately 670 calories in 30 minutes.
• If you weigh 400 lbs, you can burn approximately 765 calories in 30 minutes.
Source:
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