Losing weight can be a tedious task. Although there are a number of activities that we do everyday that burn calories and aid us in losing weight. Below find a few of the best daily activities that burn calories and are not something that require a lot of training or equipment to perform.

Dancing
Dancing
Dancing does not mean that the person has to go to a club to burn the calories. While this is one option, one can simply dance along to a favorite song in the living roo, or anywhere in the home.
Taking The Stairs
Taking The Stairs
Walking up and down stairs helps to speed up the heart rate and burn calories. It is advantageous if time permits to walk up to the office. In the home multiple trips up and down the stairs can also do the trick.
Laughing
Laughing
The benefits of laughing are many, but it can also aid in losing weight and burning calories. The more robust the laugh, the more calories that are burned.
Vacuuming
Vacuuming
Pushing around the vacuum is another great way to burn those calories. It can be a tedious task, but when approached with an attitude that one is getting slim and trim by doing it, it is sure to be less tedious.
Running Errands
Running Errands
Going to the post office, getting groceries and even picking up dry cleaning all expend calories and help us to feel better and get fit. Keep in mind the more strenuous the activity, the calories that will be burned.
Play With Your Dog
Play With Your Dog
Take a break from the errands and chores and go throw a ball for the dog. The act of throwing and retrieving the ball from the dog will help to burn those calories off fast.
Yard Work
Yard Work
This may not sound like fun, but especially in the fall the leaves can be relaxing and be refreshing to smell after raked. The same is true of fresh cut grass in the summer and spring. Being in the yard exhilarates the body and mind and refreshes the soul.
Gardening
Gardening
Gardening is a great way to produce something beautiful as well as center the ind and burn calories. An hour digging, potting and replanting can do wonders for the yard and hoe, as well as burn off a few extra calories.
Yoga
Yoga
Yoga limbers the joints as well as centers the mind and body. The slow stretching and fluid movements also help to boost metabolism and burn calories.
Typing
Typing
Searching the internet, doing work tasks on the computer and even sending email can all help to burn calories. If sustained for a lengthy period of time (about and hour) one can expect to expend over 100 calories.
Driving
Driving
It has also been shown in some individuals that driving can also burn calories. The activity would have to last for over an hour, but calorie burning can be expected.
Cook
Cook
For all those chefs cooking really does promote calorie burning. In only 34 minutes, 100 calories are burned. Get a great meal and burn calories at the same time.
Do The Dishes
Do The Dishes
Cleaning up after a meal is also a great way to burn off those pounds. 40 minutes of doing the dishes and cleaning up pots and pans will net the loss of 100 calories.
Mopping
Mopping
To wrap up the nightly chores, mop the floor. 20 minutes of cleaning the daily grime off of the floor will also burn off 100 of those dinner calories.
Play
Play
Playing with the children and spending quality time with them is not only fun, but it also burns calories. 20 minutes of having fun and playing games will burn off 100 calories as well. If the play is more vigorous more calories will be burned. A guilt free way to justify letting your hair down and getting fit at the same time.

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