Lighten Up and Get Moving!

How can you burn off some of those extra calories before they turn into extra pounds? After thinking about a particular dish you savored (was it that brownie sundae?), try our “Get Moving! Calculator” to see how many calories you expend doing your favorite exercise or activity.

How are You Going to Burn it Off?

Choose an activity:


How long are you going to do this? minutes

What's your weight? pounds



Your calories burned will be:

Note: Figures are based on moderate (as opposed to vigorous) activity. A heavier person burns more calories, so the same amount of physical activity can actually burn the same number of calories but more quickly. But remember, exercising harder and faster only increases the calories expended slightly. To burn more calories it is better to exercise for a longer time.

Determining how many calories you burn is not an exact science. This number should only be used as an estimate of calorie expenditure.

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