How many calories do you burn doing a HIIT Workout?

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HIIT Workout burns an average of 686 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 HIIT Workout or other activities.

Calories burned with Indoor Gym Workouts (weight: 180 lbs)

MET 15 mins. 30 mins. 45 mins. 60 mins.
Cycling on a hometrainer 8.4 180 360 540 720
Elliptical trainer 5 107 214 321 429
Fitness 5 107 214 321 429
Gymnastics 3.2 69 137 206 274
HIIT Workout 8 171 343 514 686
Jumping Rope 11.8 253 506 759 1012
Treadmill 11 236 472 707 943
Weight Training 6.2 133 266 399 532

How do we calculate how many calories HIIT Workout burns?

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

HIIT Workout has a MET of 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 HIIT Workout: 8

Here’s how to calculate the calories burned during 60 minutes of HIIT Workout:
(180 / 2.20462) * 8 * 0.0175 * 60 minutes = 686

What is 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 HIIT Workout.

* There is no way for METs to accurately estimate the energy cost of physical activity in individuals when taking into account differences in weight, adiposity, age, gender, and intensity of movement, as well as environmental conditions. The result is that energy expenditures will vary from individual to individual even when the same activity is performed.

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