Last update - 21st May 2014

The 9 activities below are based on the general description of Aerobics, click on an item from the list to give a personalised weight based calculation. The calories expended are given for a range of activities from 'step aerobics class, with 10 to 12 inch step' to 'water aerobics, water calisthenics'. The burnt calories are based on your weight, the intensity of your activity and the time spent aerobics, which is given in the chart below, per hour.

Each Aerobics activity can be scaled by duration and your weight, to give a personalised estimate of the energy used, using our free calculator.

Based on the the list of aerobics activities, shown below, the average calories burned for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 565 Calories for one hour of aerobics.

The average burnt for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 485 Calories for one hour of aerobics.

The mean calories burned per minute of aerobics, based on the list of 9 activities, shown below, for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 9 Calories per minute.

The average per minute for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 8 Calories per minute.

The highest number of calories burned for an average person is achieved by step aerobics class, with 10 to 12 inch step. For this activity in one hour an average man burns 862 Calories, while an average woman in one hour burns 739 Calories.

The aerobics activity with the lowest calories burnt is water aerobics, water calisthenics, which for an average man in one hour burns 345 Calories, and for an average woman burns 296 Calories.

As previously mentioned the burnt calories will be based mainly on your weight, the intensity of your activity and the length of time. A sedentary man between the ages of 19-30 requires approximately 2500 calories, and a sedentary woman requires approximately 2000 calories, although as your activity levels increase with regular exercise, this requirement will also increase. To personalise the calorific value, click on one of the activities and select your weight and duration to find out how many calories are burned by Aerobics.




Calories Burned Aerobics Calculator

Calories Burned in one hour of aerobics for Average Male (M) and Female (F) (click to personalise).
aerobics, general, high intensity zumba - calories  Male=560 kcal, Female=481 kcal.
aerobics, high impact - calories  Male=603 kcal, Female=518 kcal.
aerobics, low impact, zumba warm up - calories  Male=431 kcal, Female=370 kcal.
circuit training, including some aerobics movement with minimal rest, general - calories  Male=689 kcal, Female=591 kcal.
step aerobics class, with 10 to 12 inch step - calories  Male=862 kcal, Female=739 kcal.
step aerobics class, with 6 to 8 inch step - calories  Male=733 kcal, Female=628 kcal.
teaching aerobics exercise class - calories  Male=517 kcal, Female=444 kcal.
water aerobics, water calisthenics - calories  Male=345 kcal, Female=296 kcal.
water aerobics, water calisthenics - calories  Male=345 kcal, Female=296 kcal.



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