How Much Weight Can You Lose by skating for 1 hour

A person will loose 2.24 ounces or 63.5 grams and will burn 490.0 calories skating for 1 hour

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Someone weighing 70 Kg or 154.3 lb skating burns 490.0 calories in 60 minutes. This value is roughly equivalent to 0.14 pound or 2.24 ounces or 63.5 grams of mass (fat and/or muscle).

  • Doing this activity 3 times a week for 60 minutes will burn 1.68 pounds or 0.76 Kg a month.
  • Doing this activity 5 times a week for 60 minutes will burn 2.8 pounds or 1.27 Kg a month.

How to calculate the burned calories or weight (mass) loss

The number of calories you burn depends on:

Multiply your body weight in kg by the MET (Metabolic equivalent) value by the time of activity, you'll get the approximate energy expent in Kcal according to the person's body weight. In this case, skating at a MET value, burns Kcal/kg x body weight/h.

A 70 kg individual skating for 60 minutes will burn the following:

(METs x 70 kg body weight) x (60 min/60 min) = 490.0 Kcal.

is the value in METs for skating.

To transform the value in calories into pounds just divide the value in calories by 3500. So,

490.0/3500 = 0.14 pound = 2.24 ounces = 63.5 grams of mass. We can't say that it is fat because it could be also muscle.


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