How Many Calories are Burned Shoveling Snow?

by Suzanne Hiscock

Mother Nature likes pack a wallop in the wintertime. She’ll dump snow like there’s no tomorrow — which is what it feels like when you’re in the middle of a blizzard! But the sun does shine the next day…on a vast expanse of endless snow that isn’t going to shovel itself.

So, how many calories do you burn shoveling snow? Use my calories burned calculator to find out:

How Many Calories Are Burned Shoveling Snow

Enter your weight and the amount of time you shoveled snow and click the “Calculate” button.

So, how many calories did you burn? Was it more or less than you expected?

And one last question: when’s summer going to get here?

Shovel safely: take your time, lift with your knees not your back and keep warm.

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About the Author

Suzanne is the owner of FitWatch. She's had strong interest in nutrition and exercise for over 20 years, and is an ACE-certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach. Back in 2002, she started because she wanted to help people lose weight by creating helpful tools and calculators. A huge fan of calorie counting, Suzanne created the FitWatch Fitness Tracker to make it easy for people to count their calories.