Here is a summary of the calories burned for an average man and average woman engaged in the activity - ballroom dancing, disco, folk, square, line dancing, irish step dancing, polka, contra, country. For additional information we also have the calorific burn for related dancing activities.

The calories burned, for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 388 Calories, in one hour of ballroom dancing, disco, folk, square, line dancing, irish step dancing, polka, contra, country.

The calories burned, for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 333 Calories, in one hour of ballroom dancing, disco, folk, square, line dancing, irish step dancing, polka, contra, country.

The calories burned per minute, by ballroom dancing, disco, folk, square, line dancing, irish step dancing, polka, contra, country for an average man is 6 Calories per minute, and for an average woman is 6 Calories per minute.

This activity is in the category dancing.

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Reference:
Compendium of physical activities: an update of activity codes and MET intensities.
Ainsworth, B, Haskell, W, Whitt, M.
Med Sci Sports Ex, 32(9): S498-S516, 2000.

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