Many times burning extra calories involves painful and boring exercises that you have to force yourself to do. But what about kissing. How many calories does kissing burn? According to experts, a half hour of kissing can burn up to as many as 50 extra calories. That’s only if the kissing is hot and heavy and has some petting involved. Your body burns calories no matter what it does – even sleeping. But the more vigorous the activity the more calories you will burn.
While kissing may not replace your workout it is a fun way to burn some extra calories. Now you may be asking yourself “how many calories does sex burn?” Sex actually burns 150 calories per half hour. Now that’s a pretty decent work out no matter what you are doing. Sex can even burn more calories than that depending on how vigorous it is. Some studies have shown that sexual intercourse can burn up to 250 calories in 30 minutes. That’s more many people burn on a brisk 30 minute walk.
Making out falls somewhere in between kissing and having sex. This activity burns up to 250 calories in a half hour as well. Making out often includes heavy breathing and an accelerated heart rate. This will increase the body’s calorie burn.
You probably never knew that kissing, making out, and having sex could be such a great form of exercise.