How Many Calories Does Jogging Burn?


Quick Answer

A 140-pound person running or jogging at 6 mph burns 318 calories in 30 minutes. A person's weight and speed affect the actual amount of calories burned. A man who weighs more or runs faster burns more calories than one who weighs less or runs slowly.

Continue Reading
Related Videos

Full Answer

Individuals of varying weight can use a calorie expenditure calculator to estimate the calories burned. Another option is to use apps or a pedometer while running to track the calories burned. To lose 1 pound a week, a person needs to burn 500 calories a week. Knowing the estimated calories burned can help a person achieve his weight loss goals.

Learn more about Burning Calories

Related Questions