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 Cruncher 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 the same time period.
Your results for swimming 15 minutes of Butterfly.
15 mins of Butterfly will burn 202 Kcal
Walking 2mph: 38 Kcal
Walking 3mph: 50 Kcal
Cycling 10/12mph: 90 Kcal
Cycling 12/14mph: 120 Kcal
Running at 6mph: 150 Kcal
Running at 8mph: 203 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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