# What can I do to burn 400 calories?

Category:
healthy living
running and jogging

**Ten activities that burn 400-plus calories an hour**

- Hiking: 438
**calories**/hour | 546**calories**/hour. - Ice skating: 511
**calories**/hour | 637**calories**/hour. - High-impact aerobics: 533
**calories**/hour | 664**calories**/hour. - Rollerblading: 548
**calories**/hour | 683**calories**/hour. - Tennis, singles: 584
**calories**/hour | 728**calories**/hour.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how many steps does it take to burn 400 calories?

“But,” continues Jamie, “if you walk briskly for **30** minutes and include enough activity throughout the day to reach the combined total of **10,000 steps**, you're burning about 400 to 500 calories a day, which means you're losing one pound each week.”

**Calories**burned in

**30 minutes**: Generally, running is the best calorie-

**burning exercise**. But if you don't have enough time to go on a run, you can shorten your workout into high-intensity sprints.

Besides, is it good to burn 400 calories a day?

In general, experts recommend reducing your average recommended **calorie** intake by 500 — as long as you don't eat fewer than 1,200 **calories** per **day**. If you work out for 30 minutes and **burn 400 calories**, that doesn't mean you now have **400** “free” **calories** to spend on whatever food you want.

**Burn 500 Calories In An Hour**

- Exercise bike/cycling. According to Harvard Medical University (and you would reckon they know what they're talking about) a person weighing 185 pounds burns 500 calories in around 33 minutes on the exercise bike.
- Running.
- Weight training.
- Dancing.
- Swimming.