The amount of calories a person burns naturally in a day depends on factors such as gender, height, current weight and age, according to SFGate. The process of naturally burning calories without added activity is called basal metabolic rate, or BMR.
Mayo Clinic states the number of calories a person burns in a day varies based on her basal metabolic rate and that person's individual level of physical activity. The BMR is the number of calories the body utilizes to perform basic human functions such as breathing.
An average person burns 1,600 to 2,500 calories in a day. According to Everyday Health, men burn between 1,900 and 2,500 calories per day, while women burn between 1,600 and 2,000 calories per day.
There are several different ways to burn 500 calories in one exercise session, according to Shape Magazine. The key to burning this many calories is to combine alternate high-intensity bursts with intervals of less strenuous activities.
To burn 1,000 calories per day, a person must perform a high-intensity combination of aerobic exercise, occupational activities and household chores. The number of calories burned during an activity depends on the person's weight, the intensity of the exercise and the t...
One can burn 1000 calories a day by running, jumping rope, biking, swimming, playing sports or doing interval training, according to Just-Health.net. The exact number of calories burned varies from one person to the next depending on one’s metabolism, diet and fitness l...
The formula to determine the total number of calories burned by mile is 0.75 times the runner's weight in pounds, so a 150-pound runner would typically burn 112.5 calories per mile. The speed at which the runner runs is also a factor.