Calorie Cruncher | Calories you can burn swimming.

How does your sport compare? Calorie Cruncher

Use our Calorie Cruncher to calculate calories burned during different types of swimming and how this compares with Cycling, Running and Walking.

To use our Calorie Calculator select your swimming stroke and enter the time you seek to swim. Click Submit to find out how many calories you could crunch in the pool and how swimming compares with running, cycling and walking for calorie burn over the same time period.

When you are done sign up to MySwimfit to start feeling the benefits of swimming today.

Also, check out our guidance on what to eat and how to swim to make most out of your swimming calorie burn.

Calorie Cruncher

Note: The Calorie Cruncher is for guidance only. Calories burned during any sporting activity depend on a range of factors including a person's weight and intensity of exercise.

Your results for swimming 30 minutes of Breaststroke.

Calories Burned

30 mins of Breaststroke will burn 367 Kcal

In comparison with 30 mins of:

Walking 2mph: 75 Kcal

Walking 3mph: 99 Kcal

Cycling 10/12mph: 180 Kcal

Cycling 12/14mph: 240 Kcal

Running at 6mph: 300 Kcal

Running at 8mph: 405 Kcal

Swimming doesn’t only burn calories. It is also low impact.

  • Water is about 800 times denser than air. This means you can work harder and burn more calories in a pool.
  • Swimming can support up to 90% of the bodyís weight in the water, creating a safer exercise environment for people with injuries.
  • The pressure of water means you can work to the same intensity as on land but with a heart rate of up to 20bpm lower.

So register free today with MySwimfit and start feeling the benefit of a high burn/low impact gym-style workout programme for the pool.

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