Biking in a vigorous spinning class can burn between 358 and 715 calories in 45 minutes, according to Discovery Health. A spinning class also has the benefit of strengthening many muscles in the lower body, including the glutes, thighs and calves.Continue Reading
Spinning class rates on the higher end of the efficiency scale of calories burned per hour, states Discovery Health. Other popular classes, such as yoga or Zumba, burn about 500 calories or less per class.
Metabolic rates affect the number of calories a person burns when engaged in physical activity, as the Mayo Clinic explains. The size and amount of muscle mass and fat on a person affects the speed of their metabolism and the number of calories they burn during exercise.Learn more about Burning Calories
According to Shape Magazine, a person can burn up to 400 calories in 30 minutes on a stair stepper. On average, a person who weighs approximately 150 pounds burns about 100 calories every 15 minutes, using regular settings. The amount of calories a person burns varies based on the intensity level.Full Answer >
The precise number of calories a person burns when lifting weights depends on theÂ duration and a person's weight.Â A 125 pound person working out for 30 minutes can expect to lose 90 calories; a 155 pound person, 112 calories; and a 185 pound person, 133 calories, according to the Harvard Medical School website.Full Answer >
The length of time it takes to burn 500 calories depends on the intensity of physical activity; however, Shape magazine lists five ways to burn 500 calories in 30 minutes using a combination of different exercises. Fitness Blender offers 50 different everyday activities that burn 500 calories that vary in length between 30 minutes to more than two hours.Full Answer >
Based on a 150-pound person, 30 minutes of moderate-speed walking burns about 160 calories. This figure varies depending on the person's weight and his total speed; a 125-pound person burns about 135 calories in 30 minutes walking 4 mph, whereas a 185-pound person burns about 200 calories.Full Answer >