## How many calories do you burn with Ice skating?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 600 kilocalories 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.

### Burned calories (KCAL)with Ice skating

600

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 60 min.
Biathlon 13.5 1157
Cross-country skiing 5.9 506
Cross-country skiing, >8 mph 15.5 1329
Ice Hockey 8 686
Ice dancing 14 1200
Ice skating 7 600
Skiing 4.8 411
Sledding 4.4 377
Snow shoeing 5.3 454
Snow shoveling by hand 5.3 454
Snowboarding 5.3 454
Speed skating 13.3 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 duration in minutes.

A person weighs: 180 lbs
MET value of Ice skating: 7
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Ice skating for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180/2.20462) * 7 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 300

30 minutes of Ice skating burns 300 kcal.