Summer is just around the corner; Experts release top 5 outdoor calorie burners

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Summer is just around the corner.

And with warm temperatures, more people will be exercising outside to lose a few pounds to get into that swimsuit.

But which outdoor activities burn the most calories?

Swimming, biking, even walking can burn lots of calories.

Combining your workout with calorie cutting, and better eating, can help you take off a few pounds.

But, the best way to keep the weight off is regular exercise.

According to the Center for Disease Control, these are the top five activities that burn off the fat.

For every half hour running at five miles per hour pace can burn 295 calories.

Cycling at ten miles per hour burns 295 calories.

Freestyle, casual swimming burns 255 calories.

Walking at a four and a half mile per hour pace burns 230 calories.

Hiking can take off 185 calories every half hour.

And don’t forget the outdoor chores – heavy yard work can burn 220 calories per half hour.

So get up, put on those shoes and get outside.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC Bureau

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ

Latest News

More News


KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter