Waiting tables burns approximately 175 calories per hour, according to Fitness Blender. The calculation comes from averaging 1,500 steps taken each hour at a high-activity occupation, with a total of 12,000 steps walked in an eight-hour shift and 1,400 calories burned in that same span.Know More
Waitresses typically lift objects such as plates and trays, and they also cover long distances during a shift. CalorieLab explains that other high-activity jobs include road building (340 calories per hour), coal mining (374 calories), farming (476 calories) and forestry (1,088 calories).
Fitness Blender notes that other high-activity jobs include workers in construction and custodians, electricians, roofers, welders, landscapers and plumbers. Calorie calculations are based on a 145-pound person.Learn more about Burning Calories
An individual who weighs 155 pounds burns 493 calories per hour while swimming at a slow pace. That same individual swimming at fast pace burns 704 calories per hour.Full Answer >
According to MedlinePlus, doing activities such as brisk walking, biking or dancing burns 370 to 460 calories per hour. Doing such activities for 20 minutes for two weeks burns 1,726 to 2,146 calories, which may potentially translate to losing about 0.5 pounds.Full Answer >
Using the HealthAssist calculator, a person weighing 80 pounds burns 50 calories in one hour if he is inactive, such as while sitting and reading or studying. An individual weighing 200 pounds burns the same amount of calories in less than 30 minutes.Full Answer >
According to Nabisco, the manufacturer of Oreos, there are about 53 calories in each regular Oreo cookie, the number of calories a 155-pound adult burns while typing on the computer, watering the lawn or sitting at a desk doing office work for half an hour. It is also the number of calories expended when planting seedlings or raking the lawn for 20 minutes.Full Answer >