Calories Burned Swimming

Swimming is a fantastic workout, moving your entire body against the resistance of the water. Swimming takes much of the impact stress off your body, builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness. However there is a vast difference in calorie burn between a leisurely breast-stoke and doing laps of butterfly, for example.

Men age 17-25 should complete 1 mile in a 30 minute period and Men 25-35 should complete 1 mile in 33.3 minutes. Women in the 17-21 age range, should complete 1 mile in 31.6 minutes with Women 25-35 achieving 35.1 minutes.

Over 35s Men over 35 should complete 1 mile in a 37.5 minute period and Women over 35 should complete 1 mile in 39.5 minutes.

Over 60s Men over 60, should complete 1 mile in 42.9 minutes with Women over 60 managing it in 45.1.

Safety It goes without saying, consult your doctor before starting mile, especially as you get older, if you have health concerns or have not had a recent check up.

Calories Burned based on Time and Weight.

Miles: Calories Burned in 1 hour

  • Weight 100lb: 286
  • Weight 120lb: 343
  • Weight 125lb: 357
  • Weight 150lb: 429
  • Weight 175lb: 500
  • Weight 200lb: 572
  • Weight 250lb: 714
  • Weight 300lb: 857

  • Miles: Calories Burned in 8 hours

  • Weight 100lb: 2286
  • Weight 120lb: 2743
  • Weight 125lb: 2858
  • Weight 150lb: 3429
  • Weight 175lb: 4001
  • Weight 200lb: 4572
  • Weight 250lb: 5715
  • Weight 300lb: 6858

  • Miles: Calories Burned in 6 hours

  • Weight 100lb: 1715
  • Weight 120lb: 2057
  • Weight 125lb: 2143
  • Weight 150lb: 2572
  • Weight 175lb: 3001
  • Weight 200lb: 3429
  • Weight 250lb: 4286
  • Weight 300lb: 5144

  • Miles: Calories Burned in 2 hours

  • Weight 100lb: 572
  • Weight 120lb: 686
  • Weight 125lb: 714
  • Weight 150lb: 857
  • Weight 175lb: 1000
  • Weight 200lb: 1143
  • Weight 250lb: 1429
  • Weight 300lb: 1715

  • Miles: Calories Burned in 4 hours

  • Weight 100lb: 1143
  • Weight 120lb: 1372
  • Weight 125lb: 1429
  • Weight 150lb: 1715
  • Weight 175lb: 2000
  • Weight 200lb: 2286
  • Weight 250lb: 2858
  • Weight 300lb: 3429

  • Miles: Calories Burned in 12 hours

  • Weight 100lb: 3429
  • Weight 120lb: 4115
  • Weight 125lb: 4286
  • Weight 150lb: 5144
  • Weight 175lb: 6001
  • Weight 200lb: 6858
  • Weight 250lb: 8573
  • Weight 300lb: 10287