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Walking Calories and Distance Calculator

How many calories do you burn in walking 30 minutes? Enter your walking minutes, weight and your walking pace to find out how many calories you burned in that time.

Enter the number of minutes you spent walking: 
Enter your weight in pounds: 
              Select your pace:
2 mph - 30 minutes per mile or slower
2 mph - 30 minutes per mile or faster
2.5 mph - 24 minutes per mile or faster
3 mph - 20 minutes per mile or faster
4 mph - 15 minutes per mile or faster
4.5 mph - 13 minutes per mile or faster
5 mph - 12 minutes per mile or faster

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If you use metric rather than imperial measurements, you may want to use these calculators to convert kilometers to miles and then find your miles per hour:

Kilometers to Miles Conversion Calculator: If you measure your walking in meters and kilometers, use this calculator to find out how far that is in miles.

Walking Pace Calculator: Enter your time and distance in meters or miles to find your pace in minutes per mile or minutes per kilometer. You can also use this if you know your pace to find out how long it will take you to complete various distances. If you know your pace and time you can find out how far you would go in that period of time..

The biggest variable in burning calories walking is how far you walk and how much you weigh. Going faster will allow you to go farther and therefore burn more calories in a set period of time. But you will burn about the same calories per mile over a wide range of walking speed. Running can burn more calories per mile as it includes lifting the body off the ground. More: Walking vs. Running Calories

How to Walk Faster: Learn how to boost your walking speed with improvements in your posture, use of arm motion and powerful walking stride. Soon you'll be covering more distance in less time. That will let you burn more calories during a 30 minute workout.

More Walking Fitness Calculators

Walking Calories Calculator by Distance: Use this calculator if you know your miles or kilometers walked and your pace.
Pedometer Steps Calorie and Distance Calculator: Enter your pedometer steps and your steps per mile and pace to find out how far you have walked in miles and kilometers.
Heart Rate Calculator: Find your target heart rate by entering your age and the percentage of maximum heart rate you are aiming for.
Body Mass Index Calculator: Enter your height and weight to fine your body mass index.
Calories per Day Calculator: Find out how many calories you should eat to maintain your weight, so you can aim for less if you want to lose weight.
Ideal Weight Calculator: Find the ideal weight for your height and gender.

This calorie calculator javascript was created by Wendy Bumgardner and Will Glessner.The calculation of calories burned per mile is based on MET research - metabolic equivalents of various activities. These were measured in the laboratory by researchers. They can be a bit counter-intuitive, but they were based on actual research and measurement. See the original paper for details. We have used their measurements in formulating the calculator.


AINSWORTH BE, Haskell WL, Whitt MC, Irwin ML, Swartz AM, Strath SJ, O'Brien WL, Bassett DR Jr, Schmitz KH, Emplaincourt PO, Jacobs DR Jr, Leon AS. "Compendium of Physical Activities: An update of activity codes and MET intensities." Med Sci Sports Exerc 2000;32 (Suppl):S498-S516.

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