A person burns roughly 50 percent more calories standing than sitting, reports KVAL.com. An average person burns 107 calories per hour sitting. Results vary by size and metabolism, but a 155-pound person burns about 50 calories more per hour when standing.
On average, a 155-pound person burns 42 calories while sitting for 30 minutes, according to Harvard Medical School. The number of calories burned varies based on weight and activities conducted while sitting.
An average 150-pound person burns approximately 0.20 calories per regular sit-up. According to FitClick, an average person burns 6 calories per minute of regular sit-ups, and Top End Sports says the average reasonably fit person can complete roughly 30 sit-ups per minute.
According to All About Abs, doing 100 sit-ups burns 10-15 calories. This estimation considers a 150 pound person performing 30 sit-ups per minute for just over 3 minutes. Increasing the intensity and speed of the sit-ups to 100 in 2 minutes results in the same calorie burn in less time.
According to Diet Health Club, the average person can burn 100 calories in about 1,000 regular sit-ups. That number can be increased by doing high-intensity sit-ups: However, Diet Health Club states that it is impossible to burn more than 270 calories in any half-hour session of sit-ups.
A 150-pound person standing motionless for eight hours burns around 700 calories. In comparison, the same person sitting motionless for eight hours burns 544 calories. It is possible that standing burns more calories because people tend to move around while standing.
A person doing 200 sit-ups or abdominal crunches burns 20 calories. The base value is one calorie per 10 crunches for a person weighing 150 pounds. Individuals weighing more may lose more calories.
According to the National Health Service, an average person burns around 0.044 calories per step when walking briskly or 44 calories for each 10 minutes of brisk walking (around 1,000 steps). The amount of calories burned per step varies by the individual; body weight affects the amount of calories
A person can burn about 300 to 400 calories in two hours doing moderate housecleaning activities, such as mopping, sweeping and vacuuming, according to WebMD. For light housecleaning, such as dusting, the calorie count is 120 to 170 calories per hour.
According to Total-Gains, an effective way to lose 1,000 calories in an hour is “metabolic conditioning”. It is a type of training that combines both heart and resistance training that significantly increases the metabolic rate.