How many calories do you burn with Ice skating?
Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 600 calories per hour with Ice skating. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn with Ice skating or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.
Ice skating Calorie Calculator
Burned calories (KCAL)
with Ice skating
Ice skating can be a very effective way to burn calories. Ice skating will raise your heart rate, which makes it a very good cardio exercise. Never been ice skating before or do you think it is very difficult? Sign up for some ice skating classes and learn the right skating technique. Classes can be loads of fun as well!
If you want to use ice skating to lose weight, you should practice it on a regular base. If you do this it should be possible to lose weight very quickly.
Calories burned with Winter activities (weight: 180 lbs)
|MET||15 min.||30 min.||45 min.||60 min.|
|Cross-country skiing, >8 mph||15.5||332||664||997||1329|
|Ice skating, >9 mph||9||193||386||579||772|
|Snow shoveling by hand||5.3||114||227||341||454|
|Speed skating (competitive)||13.3||285||570||855||1140|
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with Ice skating?
This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Ice skating. The MET value of Ice skating = 7. 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 Ice skating: 7
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Ice skating for 30 minutes is as follows:
(180 ) * 7 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 300 kcal
With 30 minutes of with Ice skating you burn 300 kcal.