The activities shown below are to compare standing vs walking, please select one from the list comparing calories burned Standing vs walking. Each activity in the list of Standing vs walking can be scaled by duration and your weight, using our free calculator, to give a personalised estimate of the calories burned, for calories burned standing and calories burned walking.

Based on the the list below comparing standing vs walking activities, shown below, the average calories burned for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 252 Calories for one hour of standing and 311 Calories for one hour of walking

The average burnt for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 216 Calories for one hour of standing and 267 Calories for one hour of walking.

From our list of standing vs walking activities, the highest number of calories burned for an average person is achieved by walking, upstairs carrying load, general. For this activity in one hour an average man burns 776 Calories while an average woman in one hour burns 665 Calories.

The standing vs walking activity with the lowest calories burnt is taking medication, sitting or standing, which for an average man in one hour burns 86 Calories, and for an average woman burns 74 Calories.

The burnt calories will be based mainly on your weight, the intensity of your activity, in this case standing vs walking, and how long you are standing vs walking for. To personalise the burned calories, click on one of the standing vs walking activities and select your weight and duration to find out how many calories burned Standing vs walking.




Calculator - Calories Burned Standing vs walking

Calories Burned in one hour of standing vs walking for Average Male (M) and Female (F) (click to personalise).
walking, upstairs carrying load, general - calories burned  M=776 kcal, F=665 kcal.
walking or walk downstairs or standing, carrying objects about 100 pounds or over - calories burned  M=733 kcal, F=628 kcal.
walking, upstairs or climbing up a ladder - calories burned  M=689 kcal, F=591 kcal.
walking, at 5.0 mph, quick pace - calories burned  M=689 kcal, F=591 kcal.
walking or walk downstairs or standing, carrying objects about 75 to 99 pounds - calories burned  M=646 kcal, F=555 kcal.
walking, race walking - calories burned  M=560 kcal, F=481 kcal.
truck driving, loading and unloading truck (standing ) - calories burned  M=560 kcal, F=481 kcal.
walking or walk downstairs or standing, carrying objects about 50 to 74 pounds - calories burned  M=560 kcal, F=481 kcal.
walking, at 4.5 mph, very very brisk pace, on a level and firm surface - calories burned  M=543 kcal, F=466 kcal.
walking, at 3.5 mph, brisk pace, uphill - calories burned  M=517 kcal, F=444 kcal.
walking or walk downstairs or standing, carrying objects about 25 to 49 pounds - calories burned  M=431 kcal, F=370 kcal.
walking, on a grass track - calories burned  M=431 kcal, F=370 kcal.
walking, at 4.0 mph, very brisk pace, on a level and firm surface - calories burned  M=431 kcal, F=370 kcal.
walking, at 3.5 mph, brisk pace, carrying objects weighing less than 25 pounds - calories burned  M=388 kcal, F=333 kcal.
golfing, walking and carrying clubs - calories burned  M=388 kcal, F=333 kcal.
operating snow blower, walking - calories burned  M=388 kcal, F=333 kcal.
walking at 3.5 mph, briskly and carrying objects less than 25 pounds - calories burned  M=388 kcal, F=333 kcal.
golfing, walking and pulling clubs - calories burned  M=371 kcal, F=318 kcal.
lifting items continuously, 10 – 20 lbs, with limited walking or resting) - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
walking, in a marching band, playing an instrument or baton twirling - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
walking, to place of work or to the classroom - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
fishing from river bank and walking - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
standing - moderate/ heavy work - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
police, making an arrest (standing) - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
standing; moderate/ heavy (lifting more than 50 lbs, masonry, painting, paper hanging - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
masseur, masseuse (standing ) - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
walking at 3.0 mph moderately and carrying objects less than 25 pounds, pushing something - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
walking, at 3.0 mph, moderate pace, carrying light objects weighing less than 25 lb s - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
walking, while pushing a wheelchair - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
standing - moderate/ heavy work - calories burned  M=345 kcal, F=296 kcal.
walking at 3.5 mph, brisk speed, not carrying anything - calories burned  M=327 kcal, F=281 kcal.
walking, at 3.5 mph, brisk pace, firm and level surface - calories burned  M=327 kcal, F=281 kcal.
walking on job, 3.5 mph, in office, brisk speed, not carrying anything - calories burned  M=327 kcal, F=281 kcal.
walking at 3.5 mph, brisk pace, not carrying anything - calories burned  M=327 kcal, F=281 kcal.
standing - arts and crafts, vigorous effort - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
fishing from river bank, standing - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
standing - packing/ unpacking boxes, occasional lifting of household items light - moderate effort - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
standing - moderate (lifting 50 lbs., assembling at fast rate) - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
standing - bathing dog - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
farming, chasing cattle, non- strenuous (walking), moderate effort - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
marching band, drum major (walking) - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
walking for pleasure, work break - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
walking for pleasure - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
standing; moderate (assembling at fast rate , intermittent, lifting 50 lbs, hitch/ twisting ropes) - calories burned  M=302 kcal, F=259 kcal.
walking, at 3.0 mph, moderate pace, level and firm surface - calories burned  M=284 kcal, F=244 kcal.
walking on job, 3.0 mph, in office, moderate speed, not carrying anything - calories burned  M=284 kcal, F=244 kcal.
walking at 3.0 mph, moderate pace, not carrying anything - calories burned  M=284 kcal, F=244 kcal.
walking at 3.0 mph, moderate speed, not carrying anything - calories burned  M=284 kcal, F=244 kcal.
guitar, rock and roll band (standing ) - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
implied walking - putting away household items - moderate effort - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
walking, downstairs - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
standing - arts and crafts, moderate effort - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
walking, general walking the dog - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
walking, at 2.5 mph, slow pace, on a level and firm surface - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
standing, child care, only active periods - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
child care: standing - dressing, bathing, grooming, feeding, occasional lifting of child- light effort - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
walking gathering things at work, ready to leave - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
standing; light/ moderate (assemble/ repair heavy parts, welding, stocking, auto repair, pack boxes for moving, etc.), patient care (as in nursing) - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
implied walking/ standing - picking up yard, light, picking flowers or vegetables - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
walking gathering gardening tools - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
walking at 2.5 mph slowly and carrying objects less than 25 pounds - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
walking - light, non- cleaning (readying to leave, shut/ lock doors, close windows, etc. - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
standing - light/ moderate work (pack boxes, assemble/ repair, set up chairs/ furniture) - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
walking, at 2.5 mph, slow pace, carrying light objects weighing less than 25 pounds - calories burned  M=259 kcal, F=222 kcal.
standing - playing with child( ren) – light, only active periods - calories burned  M=241 kcal, F=207 kcal.
walking, at 2.5 mph, slow pace, downhill - calories burned  M=241 kcal, F=207 kcal.
horse racing, walking - calories burned  M=224 kcal, F=192 kcal.
walking, at 2.0 mph, slow pace, on level and firm ground - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
wash dishes; clearing dishes from table – walking - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
walking to neighbor’s house or family’s house for social reasons - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
walking from house to car or bus, from car or bus to go places, from car or bus to and from the worksite - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
pistol shooting or trap shooting, standing - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
walking to and from an outhouse - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
serving food, setting table - implied walking or standing - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
pushing or pulling stroller with child or walking with children - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
camping involving standing, walking or sitting, light- to- moderate effort - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
walking applying fertilizer or seeding a lawn - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
cooking or food preparation - walking - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
horseback riding, walking - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
standing - moderate (lifting 50 lbs., assembling at fast rate) - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
police, directing traffic (standing) - calories burned  M=215 kcal, F=185 kcal.
standing; light (bartending, store clerk, assembling, filing, duplicating, putting up a christmas tree), standing and talking at work, changing clothes when teaching physical education - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
implied walking - putting away clothes, gathering clothes to pack, putting away laundry - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
standing - light work (filing, talking, assembling) - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
printing (standing) - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
wash dishes - standing or in general (not broken into stand/ walk components - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
standing - drawing (writing), casino gambling, duplicating machine - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
walking, shopping (non- grocery shopping) - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
non- food shopping, standing or walking - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
food shopping with or without a grocery cart, standing or walking - calories burned  M=198 kcal, F=170 kcal.
implied standing - laundry, fold or hang clothes, put clothes in washer or dryer, packing suitcase - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
eating/ talking at church or standing eating, american indian feast days - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
dressing, undressing (standing or sitting) - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
touring/ traveling/ vacation involving walking and riding - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
talking and eating or eating only (standing) - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
standing - miscellaneous - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
standing - getting ready for bed, in general - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
walking at less than 2.0 mph, very slow - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
showering, toweling off (standing) - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
standing - light (pump gas, change light bulb, etc.) - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
building road, directing traffic (standing) - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
walking very slowly at less than 2.0 mph - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
walking on job, less than 2.0 mph (in office or lab area), very slow - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
grooming (washing, shaving, brushing teeth, urinating, washing hands, putting on make- up), sitting or standing - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
walking, around the house or home - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
walking, at less than 2.0 mph, very slow pace, on level and firm ground - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
cooking or food preparation - standing or sitting or in general (not broken into stand/ walk components), manual appliance - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
walking in church - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
standing, singing in church, attending a ceremony, standing, active participation - calories burned  M=172 kcal, F=148 kcal.
standing - arts and crafts, light effort - calories burned  M=155 kcal, F=133 kcal.
standing, talking in church - calories burned  M=155 kcal, F=133 kcal.
standing - talking or talking on the phone - calories burned  M=155 kcal, F=133 kcal.
standing - reading - calories burned  M=155 kcal, F=133 kcal.
watering lawn or garden, standing or walking - calories burned  M=129 kcal, F=111 kcal.
standing in church (quietly), attending a ceremony, standing quietly - calories burned  M=103 kcal, F=89 kcal.
standing quietly (standing in a line) - calories burned  M=103 kcal, F=89 kcal.
taking medication, sitting or standing - calories burned  M=86 kcal, F=74 kcal.




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