Weight Loss sitting quietly for 1 hour

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Someone weighing 70 Kg or 154.3 lb sitting quietly burns 91.0 calories in 60 minutes. This value is roughly equivalent to 0.03 pound or 0.42 ounce or 11.8 grams of mass (fat and/or muscle).

  • Doing this activity 3 times a week for 60 minutes will burn 0.31 pounds or 0.14 Kg a month.
  • Doing this activity 5 times a week for 60 minutes will burn 0.52 pounds or 0.24 Kg a month.

A person will loose 0.42 ounce or 11.8 grams and will burn 91.0 calories sitting quietly for 1 hour

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, sitting quietly at a MET value, burns Kcal/kg x body weight/h.

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

(METs x 70 kg body weight) x (60 min/60 min) = 91.0 Kcal.

is the value in METs for sitting quietly.

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

91.0/3500 = 0.03 pound = 0.42 ounce = 11.8 grams of mass. We can't say that it is fat because it could be also muscle.


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