Calories Burned Skiing

Calories Burned Skiing

Skiing is an amazing workout for your entire body. It also burns an impressive amount of calories! A full day of skiing can burn up to 3,000 calories, which is far more than a session at the gym. Aside from the calorie burning skiing works all your major muscle groups and works wonder to tone your stomach muscles. Part of the reason skiing is such a calorie burning activitiy is because of the low temperatures your body is forced to regulate its own temperature, meaning more calories burned!

Calories Burned While Skiing By Body Weight And Time

All calculations are based on a downhill, mid intensity skiing session.

Body Weight = 120 Pounds
5 Minutes – 28 Calories
10 Minutes – 57 Calories
20 Minutes – 113 Calories
30 Minutes – 170 Calories
60 Minutes – 340 Calories

Body Weight = 150 Pounds
5 Minutes – 33 Calories
10 Minutes – 66 Calories
20 Minutes – 132 Calories
30 Minutes – 198 Calories
60 Minutes – 396 Calories

Body Weight = 200 Pounds
5 Minutes – 48 Calories
10 Minutes – 96 Calories
20 Minutes – 192 Calories
30 Minutes – 288 Calories
60 Minutes – 576 Calories

Body Weight = 250 Pounds
5 Minutes – 63 Calories
10 Minutes – 126 Calories
20 Minutes – 252 Calories
30 Minutes – 378 Calories
60 Minutes – 756 Calories

Some Awesome Skiing And Training Examples

Basics of Skiing


This video highlights some of the key techniques needed in order to be able to successfully stop yourself when you are going downhill skiing.

Pre SKiing Conditioning


Being in good shape is a huge plus when going skiing. This video shows you a quick, thirty minute conditioning workout that is sure to have you mastering the slopes.