Calories Burned Snowboarding

Compare the calories burned snowboarding to a variety of other activities at the calories burned chart.

The amount of calories burned snowboarding should be a secondary consideration, the first one being the amount of fun you have snowboarding.

The amount of calories burned jogging, for instance, will be a lot higher than the amount of calories burned snowboarding, but most people see jogging as a chore, whereas snowboarding is a fun recreational activity.

And if you want to burn calories and lose weight over the long term, it’s the fun, recreational activities that are going to do it. A lot of people take up jogging with the idea of losing weight, and a lot of people also quit jogging, because it isn’t any fun.

You will be surprised at the amount of calories burned snowboarding, however, because is a significant amount, and an entire day of snowboarding adds up to a lot of calories burned, weight lost and also a lot of fun.

Calories Burned – Snowboarding

The amount of calories burned snowboarding will change, depending upon a few different factors. One is your weight, and the other listed below is the pace at which you snowboard.

All data is from the Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise journal, the official journal of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Calories Burned Snowboarding – Slow

  • If you weigh roughly 130 pounds: 295 calories burned snowboarding per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 155 pounds: 352 calories burned per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 180 pounds: 409 calories burned per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 205 pounds: 465 calories burned per hour

Calories Burned Snowboarding - Moderate

  • If you weigh roughly 130 pounds: 355 calories burned snowboarding per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 155 pounds: 422 calories burned per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 180 pounds: 490 calories burned per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 205 pounds: 558 calories burned per hour

Calories Burned Snowboarding - Fast

  • If you weigh roughly 130 pounds: 472 calories burned snowboarding per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 155 pounds: 563 calories burned per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 180 pounds: 654 calories burned per hour
  • If you weigh roughly 205 pounds: 745 calories burned per hour

You can tell from the above that the pace at which you snowboard really does have a big effect on the amount of calories burned snowboarding. Going at an all out pace all day isn’t much fun, but there’s nothing wrong with getting down the hill as fast as possible on a few runs, as long as you don’t run in to the ski patrol.

And even on the slower runs, you’ll be burning enough calories that at the end of the day you’ll have gotten appreciably closer to your weight loss goals.

To see even more calorie burning activities check out the calories burned chart.