# Steps to Calories Calculator

## Steps to Calories Burnt - Find out how many calories burned in 10000 steps, 5000 steps and 1000 steps?

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Steps - Calorie Converter

Enter either steps or calories and get the equivalent value automatically. This conversion is an approximation
Actual conversion depends on various factors such as height, weight and speed

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## Formula to convert steps to calories and calories to steps

### How many Calories per Step?

1 step = 0.04 kcal (approx 70 kg/154 lb)

### How many Steps to Calories (steps to calories burned)?

1 kcal = 25 steps

## How To Use Steps To Calories Calculator?

The conversion from Steps to Calories using this tool is straightforward.

• Step 1: Enter your weight in kg or lbs. Use the option to change the unit from kg to lb or vice-versa. It can be an approx weight or keep to the default if you are not sure.

• Step 2: Enter the number of steps in the text field

• Step 3: The calories needed for the no of steps is automatically displayed in the output field

Note: To find out how the calories translate to weight in lb or kg, you can look up the table below or use the Calorie to Kilograms Converter or Calories to Pound Converter tool

## How many Steps to Pound, Steps to Kg

### Steps to lose a pound - 1 pound is 3500 calories (kcal)

The steps corresponding to 3500 calories is 87500 steps.

So 87500 steps to lose 1 lb (or 0.45 kg).

### How many Steps to lose 1 kg?

1 kg is roughly 7700 calories (kcal).

192500 steps correspond to 7700 calories

192500 steps to lose 1 kg (2.2 lbs)

## Calories Per Step - Correlation between Steps and Calories Burned

Walking Steps and Calories Burned have a direct relationship but there is no exact formula.
• The Steps to Calories depends on a number of factors such as age, metabolism, gender, height, weight, muscle mass, stride length, speed of walking.
• A general rule of thumb is that we burn 0.04 to 0.05 calories per step (kcal/step) under normal pace of walking and considering average weight of a human.
• This means we burn 400-500 kcal for every 10,000 steps
• To lose a kg, we need to walk close to 200000 steps (7700 kcal) To lose a pound, we need to walk over 87000 steps (3500 kcal)
• Generally, individuals with higher body weight tend to burn more calories while walking compared to those with lower body weight. Additionally, walking at a faster pace or on uneven terrain can increase the intensity and calorie burn.
• The relationship between steps and calories burned can vary from person to person. Factors like metabolism, fitness level, muscle mass, and overall health can influence the calorie expenditure.
• Regardless of the exact calorie count, walking regularly improves cardiovascular health, reduces health risks , improves blood circulation, better muscle toning, improved appetite and aids in weight maintenance
• Walking combined with other exercises such as jogging/swimming or with yoga or activities such as dancing enhances overall fitness.

## Calories Burned per Step (Steps to Calories Converter)

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## Weight and Calories to Steps Conversion Table

Pounds (lbs) Kilogram (kg) Calories (kcal) Steps
0.5 lbs 0.2 kg 1750 kcal 43750 steps
1 lbs 0.4 kg 3500 kcal 87500 steps
1.1 lbs 0.5 kg 3858.08 kcal 96452 steps
1.5 lbs 0.6 kg 5250 kcal 131250 steps
2 lbs 0.9 kg 7000 kcal 175000 steps
2.2 lbs 1 kg 7716.17 kcal 192904 steps
2.5 lbs 1.1 kg 8750 kcal 218750 steps
3 lbs 1.3 kg 10500 kcal 262500 steps
3.3 lbs 1.5 kg 11574.26 kcal 289356 steps
3.5 lbs 1.5 kg 12250 kcal 306250 steps
4 lbs 1.8 kg 14000 kcal 350000 steps
4.4 lbs 2 kg 15432.35 kcal 385808 steps
4.5 lbs 2 kg 15750 kcal 393750 steps
5 lbs 2.2 kg 17500 kcal 437500 steps
5.5 lbs 2.5 kg 19290.44 kcal 482261 steps
6 lbs 2.7 kg 21000 kcal 525000 steps
6.6 lbs 3 kg 23148.53 kcal 578713 steps
7 lbs 3.1 kg 24500 kcal 612500 steps
7.7 lbs 3.5 kg 27006.62 kcal 675165 steps
8 lbs 3.6 kg 28000 kcal 700000 steps
8.8 lbs 4 kg 30864.71 kcal 771617 steps
9 lbs 4.095 kg 31500 kcal 787500 steps
9.9 lbs 4.5 kg 34722.80 kcal 868070 steps
10 lbs 4.5 kg 35000 kcal 875000 steps
11 lbs 5 kg 38580.89 kcal 964522 steps

## Frequently Asked Questions on Steps to Calories calculator

• No, we also burn calories with any kind of activity and even for non-activity
Walking is a mild aerobic exercise which helps to burn calories. Other forms of activity that burn more calories include running, dancing, sports, swimming, household work and so on...
We also burn calories with non-exercise activities like sitting, standing, sleeping, eating which is termed as 'NEAT' (Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis)
We also burn calories while at rest (BMR) . These calories are together termed as 'maintenance calories'.

• This is only an estimate and cannot be taken as an exact formula and value.
The exact amount of calories burned will vary depending on a number of factors, including walking pace , intensity, weight, height, age, fitness level , body's metabolism and genetics.

• An average human whose weight is 70kg/154 lbs will expend about 0.04 to 0.05 calories per step.
This means that for 10,000 steps in a day, he/she will burn about 400-500 calories.
The actual calories burned may be higher or lower depending on walking pace , weight, stride length and so on...

• Taking an average of 0.04 to 0.05 calories per step, 10000 steps takes 400 to 500 calories .

• Yes, if you walk consistently for a lengthy period of time, you will lose weight in a healthy way provided the calorie intake is maintained to same levels,
With 7000 steps per day, you burn 238 kcal which is roughly 0.03 kg/ 0.07 lbs.
If you walk constantly for over 100 days, then you can theoretically lose upto 3 kgs or 7lbs.