A burpee is a great bodyweight exercise that gives you a full-body strength and vascular workout. It’s a simple exercise you can do alone in the comfort of your home, or in a group setting at a gym. As a burpee is such a popular exercise many people wonder how many calories burpees actually burn.
An average person, weighing 137 pounds, burns 0.45 calories per burpee, which means that 100 burpees will burn 45 calories for the average person.
How Many Calories Do Burpees Burn Per Minute?
An average person burns 0.45 calories per burpee and the average person can do 20 burpees per minute, which means an average person burns 9 calories per minute doing burpees.
How Many Calories Do Burpees Burn Per Hour?
An average person burns 0.45 calories per burpee and the average person can do 1200 burpees per hour, which means an average person burns 540 calories per hour doing burpees.
How Many Calories Do Burpees Burn for The Average American?
Our earlier calculations assume that the average person weighs 137 pounds, which is the average weight of an adult internationally. The average weight of an American citizen however is 181 pounds.
The average American citizen, weighing 181 pounds, will burn 0.55 calories per burpee. Assuming that person can do 20 burpees per minute, that person will burn 11 calories per minute and 660 calories per hour.
*Note: These are all estimations and will differ per person.
This article was last updated on July 21, 2021 .
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