Calorie Consumed by various activities

Calorie Consumption by different activities /hour

In a person's daily life there are important activities. These activities include eating, driving, sitting, exercising, cooking, sleeping etc. For each of these activities there is a certain amount of calorie that will be consumed.

The table below lists the calorie consumption for various activities of people with different weights

Activities Weight kgs
  50 58 65 75 85 95
  Calories Consumed(kcal) per hour
On the job
Driving (active) 180 204 288 252 276 300
Keyboarding 114 126 138 150 162 174
Managerial (desk) 180 204 288 252 276 300
Managerial (active) 198 222 246 270 294 324
Phoning (active) 174 198 222 246 270 294
Teaching 180 204 228 252 276 300
Writing (sitting) 90 102 120 132 150 168
Exercising
Badminton
singles 276 312 348 384 420 456
doubles 234 270 306 342 378 414
Dancing
aerobic (medium) 348 396 444 492 540 588
contemporary (rock) 198 228 258 252 318 248
Golf
driving 198 228 258 288 318 348
putting 120 138 156 174 192 210
foursome 9 holes in 2 hrs 204 234 264 294 324 354
foursome 9 holes in 1½ hrs 276 318 360 402 444 486
Hill Climbing 468 534 600 666 732 798
Run in place
50-60 steps per min (left foot only) 402 456 510 564 618 672
70-80 steps per min (left foot only) 438 498 558 618 678 738
Running
9 Km per hr 516 594 660 732 804 876
11 Km per hr 552 624 696 768 840 912
12 Km per hr 540 672 816 960 1104 1188
Swimming (crawl)
slow 234 270 306 342 588 414
medium 426 480 534 594 642 696
fast 540 618 696 774 852 930
Tennis
singles 336 378 420 462 510 552
doubles 234 270 306 342 378 414
Walking
3.2 Km per hr 144 168 192 216 240 264
4.8 Km per hr 234 270 306 342 378 414
6.4 Km per hr 270 312 354 396 438 480
8 Km per hr 438 498 558 618 678 738
Yoga 180 204 228 252 276 300
Others
Cooking 142 165 192 216 240 267
Card Playing 78 90 102 114 132 144
Eating 78 84 90 96 102 108
Showering and dressing 156 180 204 228 252 276
Sitting quietly 66 72 84 96 108 120
Sitting talking 78 90 102 114 132 144
Sleeping 54 60 66 72 78 84
Waiting in line 78 90 102 114 132 144
Watching TV 66 78 90 96 102 108

Recommended Calorie Intake (kcal/kg of ideal body weight), for Different Categories of Physical Activity

Calorie Intake for people with different lifestyles

A person has different lifestyles. A good lifestyle can keep a person healthy, strong and fit. Sedentary lifestyle involves inactive habits and the calorie intake should be less. Strenuous lifestyle involves use of energy vigorously and the calorie intake should be more.
The tables below shows the calorie intake for a person with different lifestyles and variable weights:

  Sedantary Moderate Strenuous
Normal Weight 30 35 40
Over Weight 20 30 35
Under Weight 35 40 45

Height Weight Chart

The weight of a person with a particular height should be normal, people who are under-weight or over-weight are more prone to diseases and an unhealthy life. Therefore a good diet is very important in a person's life.
The table below shows the different height-weight combinations:

Height
ft. & inch
Height
in cms
Weight
(Men) Kg
Weight
(Women) Kg
5' 152 56-58 50-54
5'1 154 56-59 51-55
5'2 157 56-60 53-56
5'3 159 57-61 54-58
5'4 162 59-63 56-59
5'5 165 60-65 55-61
5'6 167 62-66 58-63
5'7 170 64-68 60-65
5'8 172 65-70 62-66
5'9 175 67-72 64-68
5'10 177 69-74 65-70
5'11 180 71-76 67-71
6' 182 73-78 68-72
6'1 185 75-83  
6'2 187 77-83  
6'3 190 80-85  


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