ACTIVITY CALORIES per hour
(approximate for 150 lb. person)
Automobile driving 140
Bicycling (slow, 6 m.p.h.) 300
Bicycling (medium, 8 m.p.h.) 400
Bicycling (fast) 600
Bowling 250
Calisthenics 350
Golf (no cart) 360
Housework (moderate) 200
Ice/Roller Skating 420
Jogging (5 m.p.h.)* 430
Rowing (slow) 400
Running (6 m.p.h.)* 515
Skiing (downhill) 450
Skiing (cross country) 1200
Squash 550
Swimming (medium) 400
Tennis (singles) 450
Tennis (doubles) 350
Walking (slow, 2 m.p.h.)* 170
Walking (medium, 3 m.p.h.)* 260
Walking (fast, 5 m.p.h.)* 430
Weight Lifting 480

* Calories per mile on foot (walking, jogging, running) = 2 times body weight divided by 3.5
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