Running improves endurance and is an activity you can complete independently, without special equipment apart from good running shoes.
How many calories burned jogging a mile
A general estimate of calories burned in one mile is about 100 calories per mile. However, this default number varies depending on the individual, and bodyweight plays an essential factor.
A person at 120 pounds burns approximately 11.4 calories per minute while running. Running a 10-minutes mile will burn 114 calories. If the person weighs 180 pounds, calorie burn goes up to 17 calories per minute. The 180-pound runner would burn 170 calories in the same 10-minute mile.
It’s a pretty stable number, no matter how fast you run. If you want to burn 400 calories at a time, you can run four miles at an easy pace of 15 minutes per mile. If you’re going to burn the same 400 calories in 30 minutes, you have to run four miles fast 7-minute-30-second pace.
This is good news because, technically, you do not have to worry about speed when it comes to calorie burning. You burn the same calories by running for a more extended period if you run at a slower pace.
The heavier you are, the more calories per kilometer you burn because it takes more calories to move a more extensive body the same distance at a given pace.