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.
Controlling or losing weight depends on knowing how many calories people consume in relation to how many calories they burn. Tracking burned calories allows people to better determine how many calories they need to eat.
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 type of activity performed.
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 level, so a visit to the doctor
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.
High-intensity aerobic activity burns the most calories, compared to low-impact exercises. Two of the highest, calorie-burning, aerobic activities are jumping rope and running at a speed of 8 miles per hour. These aerobic activities burn 861 to 1286 calories per hour for a 160 to 240 pound individua
A person can burn 100 calories by doing typical household chores and activities around the house. Basically, almost any activity that gets the heart racing and a person up moving around at a moderate pace burns around 100 calories, notes Woman's Day.
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.
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.