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30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 17: Try a new sport

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We’ll be posting a new challenge every day leading up to summer! Follow along here on the blog, or using this calendar.

30 Days to Summer Fit

We love any and all new fitness, running, and workout routines and classes. But sometimes you just want to flat-out compete.

Which brings us to today’s challenge: Try a new sport.

Whether you pick up a basketball or go for a swim is up to you. The important thing is enjoying yourself, and maybe trying something new along the way.

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 17: Try a new sport

At Fitbit, we love all sports. So we put together a list of our favorite activities and how many calories you can burn with a quick 30-minute game or session*.

The surprising winners? Boxing and rowing crew, both topping out at a whopping 415 calories for just 30 minutes of action!

  • Boxing: 415 calories
  • Rowing Crew: 415 calories
  • Swimming: 380 calories
  • Racquetball: 346 calories
  • Soccer: 346 calories
  • Kickboxing: 325 calories
  • Football: 311 calories
  • Basketball: 277 calories
  • Hockey: 277 calories
  • Tennis: 242 calories
  • Fencing: 208 calories
  • Baseball or Softball: 173 calories
  • Golf: 156 calories
  • Gymnastics: 139 calories
  • Surfing: 104 calories

Which will you try? Let us know in the comments, or by using #30DaysToSummer.

*Caloric values are approximate and based on a 150 lb. person.

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