How Many Miles Do You Have To Run To Burn Off A Slice Of Pizza?

There are times when we had a long, hard working day and we are too lazy to prepare the dinner. Simple and easy option here, looks to be a Pizza order. But, it is true pizza is not at all a good choice if you are health or weight conscious. Want to know how many miles you have to run so as to burn off a slice of pizza? Read below and know about it.

How Many Calories Are In A Slice Of Pizza?

A standard piece of Pizza, i.e. of 75 grams, serves 239 calories. However, certain pizza brand’s slice had a calorie count of 198. Well, all these figures won’t worry you if you are right at the table waiting for your pizza.

Again, considering a slice of fast-food pizza, that weighs approximately 103 grams, there are 272 calories in it and carbohydrate accounts for roughly 50% of the calories, fat for 32% and protein for 18% of the calories.

How Many Miles Do You Have To Run To Burn Off A Slice Of Pizza

How Many Miles Do You Have To Run To Burn Off A Slice Of Pizza:

Before we talk about how many miles you have to run to burn off a slice of pizza, we must mention that the amount of time it actually takes to burn off a slice of pizza, depends on how fast you are running and also your body size. Just like, large sized people will burn off around 300 calories more quickly than the smaller sized people.

If you took a standard slice of pizza weighing 75 grams, serving 239 calories, then you will have to run 3.5 miles that would take around 43 minutes.

Now, let us consider that you have consumed a slice of pizza weighing 103 grams and serving 272 calories. Here, let us assume it that you are running to burn off approximately 300 calories. So, for this you can try running either on a treadmill, or a Zero Runner or even a Deep water running.

In case you are running on a treadmill at a pace of 5.2 mph; it would take around 30 minutes to burn those 300 calories or a slice of pizza. If you are exposed to the Zero runner indoor running machine, then you can burn approximately 100 calories per mile, depending on your weight and your activity level, which is pretty much similar to running. So, in a Zero runner machine, you can burn off that slice of pizza (serving 272 calories or approximately 300 calories), by running 3 miles that would take 30 minutes roughly.


It is okay to have pizza once in a while, but don’t make it a habit to gulp up such foods that can be really bad for your health. Also, keep exercising and perform some physical activities in case you are eating any such food.

Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA
Written, Edited or Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, M.D., FFARCSI, DA Pain Assist Inc. This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer
Last Modified On:April 30, 2019

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