Beach Bum Burning!!!
Feel the Burn
Here are how many calories (approximately) a 150-pound person will burn per hour of several beach sports. (Calories burned will be higher or lower depending on your body weight.)
Activity Calories per Hour:
Playing catch: baseball, football 175
Playing Frisbee® 210
Building sand castles 210-315
Surfing or bodyboarding 210
Water walking 280-560
Beach racquet activities: paddleball, badminton, tennis 350-500
Ocean swimming or bodysurfing 420
Beach soccer 500
Beach volleyball 560
Source: Exercise Testing and Prescription, by David C. Nieman (McGraw Hill, 2002).