Q:

# How many calories does skipping burn?

A:

The number of calories burned jumping rope, or skipping, depends on the size of the individual and the intensity and duration of the skipping. Skipping moderately for ten minutes adds 70 calories to the number of calories burned while at rest, while skipping vigorously adds 110 calories, according to Weightlossresources.co.uk.

Know More

A 135-pound person who spends an hour skipping slowly will burn approximately 418 calories, while an hour of skipping at a moderate rate will burn approximately 614 calories. Skipping fast will burn 736 calories in an hour, according to WebMD's Fit-O-Meter. Ten minutes of skipping burns the equivalent in calories of running an 8-minute mile, according to WebMD.

## Related Questions

• A:

The number of calories burned performing squats varies based on factors such as weight, intensity and repetitions performed, explains Health Research Funding. Diet & Nutrition states that the formula to calculate the number of calories burned per minute performing squats is (21 x kilograms of weight squatted) divided by 200.

Filed Under:
• A:

The number of calories burned doing push-ups ranges from 1/2 to 1 calorie for each push-up, depending on the weight of the individual and the speed of the exercise. The more a person weighs, the more calories are burned for each individual move, because a heavier body must expend more energy. Faster push-ups result in more burned calories, because the heart rate increases.

Filed Under:
• A:

Jumping rope burns as much as 600 to 1,000 calories per hour, which is twice as many calories as jogging, according to ABC News. This means that a minimum of 10 calories is being burned for every minute that an individual participates in jumping ropes.