A lunge is a great bodyweight exercise that gives you a full leg, butt, 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 lunge is such a popular exercise many people wonder how many calories lunges actually burn.
An average person, weighing 137 pounds, burns 0.2 calories per lunge, which means that 100 lunges will burn approximately 20 calories.
How Many Calories Do Lunges Burn Per Minute?
An average person burns 0.2 calories per lunge and the average person can do 20 lunges per minute, which means an average person burns 4 calories per minute doing lunges.
How Many Calories Do Lunges Burn Per Hour?
An average person burns 0.2 calories per lunge and the average person can do 1200 lunges per hour, which means an average person burns 240 calories per hour doing lunges.
How Many Calories Do Lunges 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 0.3 calories per lunge. Assuming that person can do 20 lunges per minute, that person will burn 6 calories per minute and 360 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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