CALORIES BURNED DOING SOMETHING FUN FOR 30 MINUTES. THIS SEEMS TO BE HARVARD HEALTH PUBLISHING WEEK. THREE of the posts you will see come from this source. I started getting the newsletter last year, but only recently have the topics related to exercise. Previous posts have covered prostate health, skin wrinkle and cancer prevention, fear of falling in seniors, etc. This particular post about the number of calories burned in different exercises AT THREE DIFFERENT BODYWEIGHTS was released in 2004 and updated in mid-March 2017.
As thoughts turn to summer vacation, the calorie-burn from performing vacation-style activities seemed a good topic. If doubtful about taking on a thrilling new-for-you sport activity, maybe the tally for 30 minutes will inspire joining in the fun with family and friends. The previous post informed us that trying new physical challenges could be good for improving cognition.
So, here’s a list of challenges that might appeal to your sense of summer vacation fun and lead to brain training.
in 30-minutes by: 125 lb. person 155 lb. person 185 lb. person
Billiards 75 95 111
Bowling 90 112 133
Frisbee 90 112 133
Water volleyball 90 112 133
Hang gliding 105 130 155
Archery, no –hunting 105 130 155
Horseback riding 120 148 178
Kayaking 150 186 222
Snorkeling 150 186 222
White-water rafting 150 186 222
Disco-dancing 165 205 244
Golf, carrying clubs 165 205 244
Water skiing 180 223 266
Cross country hiking 180 223 266
Scuba or skin diving 210 260 311
Beach volleyball 240 298 355
Rock climbing: ascending 330 409 488
Check out the full article for the entire list, that includes household and outdoor chores and other more routine aerobic exercises.
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