# Weight Loss shoveling snow, by hand for 20 minutes

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### Results:

 Weight (fat and/or muscle) lost: (grams) Calories burned:
Someone weighing 70 Kg or 154.3 lb shoveling snow, by hand burns 140.0 calories in 20 minutes. This value is roughly equivalent to 0.04 pound or 0.64 ounce or 18.1 grams of mass (fat and/or muscle).

• Doing this activity 3 times a week for 20 minutes will burn 0.48 pounds or 0.22 Kg a month.
• Doing this activity 5 times a week for 20 minutes will burn 0.8 pounds or 0.36 Kg a month.

A person will loose 0.64 ounce or 18.1 grams and will burn 140.0 calories shoveling snow, by hand for 20 minutes

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

The number of calories you burn depends on:

• the physical activity
• the person's body weight
• the time spent doing the activity

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, shoveling snow, by hand at a MET value, burns Kcal/kg x body weight/h.

A 70 kg individual shoveling snow, by hand for 20 minutes will burn the following:

(METs x 70 kg body weight) x (20 min/60 min) = 140.0 Kcal.

is the value in METs for shoveling snow, by hand.

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

140.0/3500 = 0.04 pound = 0.64 ounce = 18.1 grams of mass. We can't say that it is fat because it could be also muscle.