START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Which Activities Burn the Most Calories? (Infographic)

Which Activities Burn the Most Calories? (Infographic)

Thanks to supersized fast food options, jumbo sodas, and the like, we have the ability to consume a large number of calories in a short period of time. But how quickly can we burn those calories? The infographic below shows 17 common activities and the typical amount of calories burned from 10 minutes of that activity.

Infographic credit: QuickQuid

What Workout is Best For Your Personality Type?
Are Bananas as Bad For You as Cookies?

Read more: Diet & Nutrition, Fitness, Health,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people in her life. She loves to write and talk about environmental issues, healthy living, and women's rights. Beyond that, her interests change daily, but eating and cooking vegetarian food is always a favorite.


+ add your own
10:36PM PST on Dec 27, 2013

Like this article. Time to start making hard choices.

7:47AM PDT on May 6, 2013

I commented on this before but came back to it as it is a great presentation.. The chart is the business...more articles like this please.

2:56AM PDT on Apr 25, 2013


3:43PM PDT on Apr 23, 2013

I need this information, badly, and have bookmarked the page. I have also posted it to facebook, I'm sure it will be of interest to others.

7:54PM PDT on Apr 5, 2013


2:56AM PDT on Apr 1, 2013

i hope to use this as inspiration!

10:24AM PDT on Mar 30, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

9:00AM PDT on Mar 27, 2013

Picking one's nose burns lots of calories. LOL!

6:08PM PDT on Mar 21, 2013

Great info! For I´m not overweight, now I know what to avoid. :-)

5:58PM PDT on Mar 21, 2013


add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

I think we should just start a Super Food Bowl day or something. It's never been about anything othe…

Poor mite. I hope she will find her forever home, and the b.....s who dumped her will be severely pu…

Thank you so much for your all great explanation, I liked reading this.  . .
on 3 Small Shifts with a Big Impact
1 minute ago


Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.