How many calories do you burn when practising Bikram Yoga compared to other forms of exercise?

Activity Calories burned
Walking 2 mph 236
Hatha yoga 236
Badminton 382
Swimming – moderate 518
Bikram / hot yoga 596
Frisbee, Ultimate 720
Football – full contact 821
Rock climbing 934
Running 10 mph 1,530
Total Calories Burned 5,973

*The above has been calculated, assuming:

a) the workout in the given activity lasts for 90 minutes,

b) the person working out weights 125 pounds,

c) each activity is pursued with moderate effort.

Calories burned will vary exponentially depending on exertion when undertaking each activity.

To calculate your own calories burned on activities using your own weight / duration of workout, go to: 

http://www.healthstatus.com/calculate/cbc

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