Calories Burned Surfing

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Surfing is a staple sport of coast lines across the world, paddling out and catching waves is an exhilarating and adrenaline packed sport that keeps you in incredible shape. Each aspect of surfing has it’s own benefits, paddling will strengthen your arms and shoulders, standing on the board increases your balance and coordination as well as leg and core strength. Surfing is by no means an easy sport but getting out there will surely burn some major calories. Let’s look at just how many calories you can burn from a day of surfing.

Calories Burned Surfing By Body Weight And Time

All calculations are based on a mid intensity surf session.

Body Weight = 120 Pounds
5 Minutes – 24 Calories
10 Minutes – 48 Calories
20 Minutes – 96 Calories
30 Minutes – 144 Calories
60 Minutes – 288 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

Two Great Surfing Stretches And In Action Videos

Surfing In Tahiti

Raimana Van Bastolaer broke records in 2013 by surfing on some of the biggest waves in the world.

Surf Stretches

Stretching is a vital part of surfing. You need to keep your body flexible and loose in order to face the challenges and obstacles that could be thrown your way in the ocean.