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Calories Burned in 5 Minutes of Exercise

What Type of Cardio Burns the Most Calories?

While working out, sometimes all you can think in those last five minutes is, "Can I be done already?" While five minutes might not seem like a lot, check out this chart to see how many calories you can burn in that short amount of time. It might even give you the extra push you need to go five minutes longer than you planned.

Activity Calories Burned in 5 Minutes
Aerobics class (Zumba, step aerobics) 39
Ashtanga yoga 25
Biking at a pace of 14-16 mph 52
Biking on a stationary bike/spinning 56
Bikram/hot yoga 34
Dancing 29
Elliptical 56
Hiking 29
Jumping rope 49
Light yoga/stretching 20
Pilates 25
Rock climbing 54
Rowing machine 43
Running at a pace of 6 mph 49
Step machine 34
Swimming at a moderate pace 30
Tennis (singles) 30
Vinyasa yoga 43
Walking at a pace of 4 mph 25
Weight lifting 30

*All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman.

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cmhads cmhads 3 years
This has made me exercise for 5 mintes longer multiple times. I love this chart. Great work!
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