Last update - 21st May 2014

The 4 activities below are based on the general description of Boxing, 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 'boxing, in ring, general' to 'boxing, punching bag'. The burnt calories are based on your weight, the intensity of your activity and the time spent boxing, which is given in the chart below, per hour.

Each Boxing 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 boxing activities, shown below, the average calories burned for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 797 Calories for one hour of boxing.

The average burnt for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 684 Calories for one hour of boxing.

The mean calories burned per minute of boxing, based on the list of 4 activities, shown below, for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 13 Calories per minute.

The average per minute for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 11 Calories per minute.

The highest number of calories burned for an average person is achieved by boxing, in ring, general. For this activity in one hour an average man burns 1,034 Calories, while an average woman in one hour burns 887 Calories.

The boxing activity with the lowest calories burnt is boxing, punching bag, which for an average man in one hour burns 517 Calories, and for an average woman burns 444 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 Boxing.

Calories Burned Boxing Calculator

Calories Burned in one hour of boxing for Average Male (M) and Female (F) (click to personalise).
boxing, in ring, general - calories  Male=1,034 kcal, Female=887 kcal.
boxing, punching bag - calories  Male=517 kcal, Female=444 kcal.
boxing, sparring - calories  Male=776 kcal, Female=665 kcal.
judo, jujitsu, karate, kick boxing, tae kwan do - calories  Male=862 kcal, Female=739 kcal.

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