How many calories do you burn with Bowling?

Bowling burns an average of 326 calories per hour for someone who weighs 180 pounds. Calorie burn also depends on the type and intensity of your activity, as well as your body weight.

Use our Calorie Calculator below to determine how many calories you burn with Bowling or other activities.

Calories burned with Target Sports (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 mins. 30 mins. 45 mins. 60 mins.
Bowling 3.8 81 163 244 326
Golf 3.2 69 137 206 274
Pool or Snooker 2.8 60 120 180 240

How do we calculate how many calories Bowling burns?

For the calorie burn calculation, the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Bowling is used.

Bowling has a MET of 3.8.

We multiply the MET value with your bodyweight in KGs. The result is multiplied by 0.0175 and the duration of the activity you performed in minutes.

For example:

  • Your body weighs: 180 lbs
  • Durition: 60 minutes
  • MET value of Bowling: 3.8

Here’s how to calculate the calories burned during 60 minutes of Step Aerobic:
(180 / 2.20462) * 3.8 * 0.0175 * 60 minutes = 326

MET

MET stands for metabolic equivalent of task, we use MET value to estimate energy expenditure. The MET value is the ratio between the working metabolic rate and resting metabolic rate, which refers to the amount of energy being expended relative to the amount of time spent doing Bowling.

* METs cannot estimate the energy cost of physical activity in individuals by accounting for differences in weight, adiposity, age, gender, intensity of movement and environmental conditions. As a result, the energy expenditures for the same activity vary from individual to individual.

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