How many calories do you burn Sitting?

Someone weighing 180 pounds burns approximately 77 calories per hour Sitting. Fill in the form below and calculate how many calories you burn Sitting or use our Calorie Calculator for other activities.

Sitting
Sitting Calorie Calculator

Burned calories (KCAL)
Sitting

77


Calories burned with Daily Activities (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 min. 30 min. 45 min. 60 min.
Climbing Stairs 7.7 165 330 495 660
Gardening 3.6 77 154 231 309
Housecleaning 2.8 60 120 180 240
Kissing 2.6 56 111 167 223
Lying in bed 0.8 17 34 51 69
Sex 1.2 26 51 77 103
Sitting 0.9 19 39 58 77
Sleeping 0.7 15 30 45 60
Standing 1 21 43 64 86

How do we calculate the amount of calories burned Sitting?

This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Sitting. The MET value of Sitting = 0.9. 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 Sitting: 0.9
Time: 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Sitting for 30 minutes is as follows:

(180 ) * 0.9 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 39 kcal

With 30 minutes of Sitting you burn 39 kcal.