Spring Exercise Plan: March-May

A person weighing 150 pounds will burn roughly 680 calories in a 1-hour moderate run.UW Health is proud to be the exclusive Madison sponsor of Go Red for Women, helping the American Heart Association promote awareness of prevention of heart disease in women.


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Together, we work to provide women with ways to live a heart-healthy life, no matter how busy life may get.


This issue, we’re offering readers fun, seasonal activities to  try as  a part of your regular exercise and diet plan. Consider hanging this list on your fridge and encouraging your family and friends to join you.


Remember, it is best to work out most days of the week so consider taking a brisk walk or jogging for at least 30 minutes 5 to 7 days a week. And it’s OK to break your exercise up into 10-minute segments.


Calories burned in 60 minutes for a person weighing 150 pounds:

  • Spring Cleaning: 230
  • Moderate Walk: 230
  • Golf: 270
  • Basketball (Shooting Hoops): 300
  • Gardening: 340
  • Light Bicycle Ride: 400
  • Soccer: 480
  • Moderate Run: 680