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How Many Calories Do You Burn Skiing?
Skiing is a high calorie burning sport, with 400-600 calories burnt per hour of downhill skiing. The total number of calories burnt will depend on weight, age & skiing intensity amongst other things. Calories burnt skiing for 1 hour is only marginally less than the calories burnt jogging for 1 hour.
Is skiing a sport?
Skiing is a sport which takes place in the snow. Most skiers opt for alpine skiing involving skiing down a mountain at speed, however there are other variations of skiing also, such as cross-country skiing, which is done on generally speaking flat ground and involves a hiking motion with ski attached to your feet.