How many calories do you burn doing Jumping Jacks?
You will burn around 10 calories for every minute doing Jumping Jacks. The average amount of Jumping Jacks in one minute is 50. Doing the math, this means one Jumping Jack equals 0.2 calories. With 100 Jumping Jacks you will burn approximately 20 calories.
Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 660 kilocalories per hour doing Jumping Jacks. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn doing Jumping Jacks or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.
Jumping Jacks Calorie Calculator
Burned calories (KCAL)
doing Jumping Jacks
The Jumping Jack (check Wikipedia for overall information) is a an aerobic exercise. The basic movement is performed in three steps :
- Stand straight with your legs together
- Jump into the air. As you jump, spread your legs about 30 inches apart. While doing this, stretch your arms out and over your head.
- Jump back to the starting position.
Repeat these steps as long as you can. Every 100 reps of Jumping Jacks will burn approximately 20 calories.
Calories burned with Home exercises (weight: 180 lbs)
|MET||15 min.||30 min.||45 min.||60 min.|
|Bridges (Butt lift)||6||129||257||386||514|
|Squats (heavy effort)||8||171||343||514||686|
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned doing Jumping Jacks?
This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Jumping Jacks. The MET value of Jumping Jacks = 7.7. 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 Jumping Jacks: 7.7
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Jumping Jacks for 30 minutes is as follows:
(180/2.20462) * 7.7 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 330
30 minutes of Jumping Jacks burns 330 kcal.