When you need to shed some pounds, incorporating calorie-burning activities into your regular routine is crucial. You can burn 100 calories in no time by playing, doing daily tasks and having fun. If you don't want to take a trip to the gym, then just try these super easy calorie-burners that are just as fun as they are good for you.
Spend 30 minutes with your friends and family and burn those 100 calories. Outdoor games are a great way to get activity minutes in. If you want to really turn up the volume on your workout, or you just crave competition, then try a game of ultimate frisbee.
Take The Stairs
Skip the elevator at work and take the stairs. Only 10 minutes of stair climbing burns 100 calories. Using the stairs at home or work throughout your day makes 10 minutes easily doable.
Dice, chop and sauté your way to 100 calories down. Setting the table and cleaning up help too. Imagine burning calories before you even sit down to eat.
Stand While You Wait
Standing burns 1/3 of the calories sitting does. Stand for an hour and burn about 100 calories. So don’t fret waiting in lines and answer some e-mails while standing at your kitchen counter.
Jump On A Trampoline
Jump for 27 minutes and burn 100 calories. Jumping also tones your legs, butt and abs. So feel free to act like a kid again and get on that trampoline.
Burn a 100 or more in only 20 minutes! Whether you are leisurely fishing or fly-fishing you can burn those calories. The standing, reeling and motions used in fishing make it a healthy sport.
Take A Walk
Whenever you have time for a 15 minute stroll do it. You will easily burn 100 calories. So get out in the morning or on your lunch break and get walking.
Grow your own healthy vegetables and get fit. Only 20 minutes of tilling soil and pulling weeds burns 100. And all those fresh veggies will help too!
A quick 30-minute billiards game is all it takes to get rid of some calories. Get out those pool sticks and strategize your game as you bend, walk and shoot. It is a great way to socialize with friends too.
Ride Your Bike
Get out and enjoy 15 minutes around your neighborhood. Biking only a little can make a big difference. It’s also a fun activity with your kids.
Play Ping Pong
A fun 20 minutes with friends burns an easy 100. No gym workout needed and much more fun. Pick up a paddle and have a blast.