While working out, sometimes all you can think in those last five minutes is, “Can I be done already?” While five minutes might not seem like a lot, check out this chart to see how many calories you can burn in that short amount of time. It might even give you the extra push you need to go five minutes longer than you planned.
|Activity||Calories Burned in 5 Minutes|
|Aerobics class (Zumba, step aerobics)||39|
|Biking at a pace of 14-16 mph||52|
|Biking on a stationary bike/spinning||56|
|Running at a pace of 6 mph||49|
|Swimming at a moderate pace||30|
|Walking at a pace of 4 mph||25|
*All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman.
Source: Pop Sugar