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How many calories will I burn walking one mile?

How many calories will I burn walking one mile?

You can burn 90-240 calories walking one mile.

It depends on how much you weigh. Below is an estimate of how many calories you can burn walking one mile (regardless of your pace).

  • If you weigh 150 lbs, you can burn approximately 90 calories per mile.
  • If you weigh 200 lbs, you can burn approximately 120 calories per mile.
  • If you weigh 250 lbs, you can burn approximately 150 calories per mile.
  • If you weigh 300 lbs, you can burn approximately 180 calories per mile.
  • If you weigh 350 lbs, you can burn approximately 210 calories per mile.
  • If you weigh 400 lbs, you can burn approximately 240 calories per mile.
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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