Calories Burned Tennis Calculator
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The calories burnt are given below in the following analysis for a variety of tennis activities covering different intensities and descriptions. The tennis activities range from the highest calorie burn from 'tennis, general' which burns 315 calories in 30 minutes through to the activity 'tennis, doubles' which has the lowest calorie burn of 194 calories in 30 minutes, for a typical adult weighing 190 pounds (86 Kg).
The amount of calories burnt from tennis, or indeed any activity, is based on your weight, the intensity of your activity and the duration. Each tennis activity listed at the end of this page can be scaled by duration and your weight, to give a personalised estimate of number of calories burned using our free calculator.
Calorie Score and Calorie Rank for Tennis
At dietandfitnesstoday we have a new proprietary concept of a Calories Burned Score© and Calories Burned Rank©. The calorie score is to give an indication of the percentage of the total maximum calorie burn possible from the different tennis activities. The calorie rank is the rank of the activity compared with all other 800 activities in our database to give an indication of the percentage of activities which have a higher or lower calorie burn. A rank of 1 means it is the highest ranking activity in terms or calorie burn and a rank of 100 means it is the activity with the lowest carlorie burn compared with all other activities.
Calories Burned, Score and Rank for Tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430)
Tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430) is a typical level of intensity for tennis and can be used as a general representative approximate measure for calories burnt by tennis. For this activity in 30 minutes an average man weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) burns 259 Calories, while an average woman weighing 163 pounds (74 kg), in 30 minutes burns 222 Calories.
The calories burned per minute for Tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430) is 9 Calories per minute, for a typical man and for a typical female is 7 Calories per minute.It has a Calorie Burned Score© of 23.7 out of 100 which means it gives a calorie burn of 23.7 % of the maximum realistic calorie burn possible. This activity has a Calorie Burned Rank© of 59 out of 100 ie it is in the top 59 % of activities in terms of calorie burn. There are in fact 218 activities that have a higher calorie burn than tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430)
The following activities burn the same number of calories as Tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430) -
basketball, non-game, general (Taylor Code 480)
building road, driving heavy machinery
carpentry, outside house, installing rain gutters (Taylor Code 640),carpentry, outside house, building a fence
carpentry, sawing hardwood
carrying 16 to 24 lb load, upstairs
30 mins of inactivity for example just sitting and watching television burns 43 calories for a typical man and 37 calories for a typical woman. Which means Tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430) burns 6.5 times more calories than the equivalent time of inactivity for an average man and 6.0 times more calories for an average female.
This level of 259 calories burnt by an average man tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430) is equivalent to 0.5 Big Macs, 0.9 snickers bar, 2.2 Starbucks Grande Skinny Lattes, 0.9 cheeseburgers, 0.9 slices of pizza or 0.7 large blueberry muffins. For an average female burning 222 calories is equivalent to 0.4 Big Macs, 0.8 snickers bar, 1.9 Starbucks Grande Skinny Lattes, 0.7 cheeseburgers, 0.8 slices of pizza or 0.6 large blueberry muffins.
To answer the question how many pounds will I lose tennis? Taking this example of tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430) in 30 minutes, a typical man would lose a minimum of 0.04 pounds, and a typical woman would lose 0.03 pounds.
Tennis Activity with the Highest Calorie Burn
The highest number of calories burned for an average person is achieved by tennis, general. For this activity in 30 minutes an average man burns 315 Calories, while an average woman in 30 minutes burns 270 Calories.
This activity of tennis, general has a Calories Burned Score© of 29.5 out of 100 which means it gives a calorie burn of 29.5 % of the maximum realistic calorie burn possible. This activity has a Calories Burned Rank© of 49 out of 100 ie it is in the top 49 % of activities in terms of calorie burn. There are in fact 155 activities that have a higher calorie burn than tennis, general
Tennis Activity with the Lowest Calorie Burn
The tennis activity with the lowest calories burnt is tennis, doubles, which for an average man in 30 minutes burns 194 Calories, and for an average woman burns 166 Calories.
This activity of tennis, doubles has a Calories Burned Score© of 16.9 out of 100 which means it gives a calorie burn of 16.9 % of the maximum realistic calorie burn possible. This activity has a Calories Burned Rank© of 70 out of 100 ie it is in the top 70 % of activities in terms of calorie burn. There are in fact 346 activities that have a higher calorie burn than tennis, doubles
Average Calories Burned by Tennis
Based on the the list of 4 tennis activities, shown below, the average calories burned for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 246 Calories for 30 minutes of tennis. The average burnt for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 211 Calories for 30 minutes of tennis.
|Calories Burned in 30 minutes of tennis for Average Male (M) and Female (F) (click to personalise).|
|tennis, general - calories Male=315 kcal, Female=270 kcal.|
|tennis, doubles (Taylor Code 430) - calories Male=259 kcal, Female=222 kcal.|
|tennis, hitting balls, non-game play, moderate effort - calories Male=215 kcal, Female=185 kcal.|
|tennis, doubles - calories Male=194 kcal, Female=166 kcal.|
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