8 Sports That Burn Crazy Calories


We all know some of the quickest ways to burn calories include running, cycling and cross training. However, if you want to mix it up and have a little fun while getting your burn on, consider a pickup game or any other type of competitive activity. 

Below are what I’ve found to be the most calorie burning sports based on website data from MyFitnessPal, HealthStatus, NutritionData.Self and ProHealth.

Of course all this data is an estimate and completely depends on not only your effort, but your gender, height, weight and age. I decided to take data input from the average male (according to the most recent Gallup poll, weighing 191 pounds), age 30, who works out for 45 minutes. 

Take a glance and plan accordingly!

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Josh Helmuth is the editor of CraveOnline Sports. 

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