5 Quick & Easy Ways to Burn 100 Calorías, (without even trying)
Submitted by Ana Caban on September 8, 2011 - 11:09 pm
It’s a Dogs’s Life! Enjoy a stroll to the dog park with your furry friend and quema (burn) 30 calorías in 10 minutos. While he plays do 5 minutos of jumping jacks and burn 40 calories. Hoof it back to your crib and you’ll burn the other 30.
Play them off! With the new Kinect Sports: Calorie Challenge from VBox Live ($4; Xbox.com) you can go cabeza-a-cabeza against a virtual treat, and burn off the item’s calorías (100-plus for the Super Soda avatar, for example). Enjoy activities such as running or boxing.
Jump like a kid! Did you know that jumping on a trampoline not only tones your legs, butt and abs but also burns 100 calorías in only 27 minutos. And, it’s super fun, of course! So go ahead, be silly and jump around!
Be a tourist! Climb the steps of the Great Wall of China (or any ancient ruin) and burn 100 calorías in only 14 minutos. No ruin in sight? Hit your local museum, where you can quemar the same number of calorías absorbing the art for 37 minutos.
Meet a pal on the mat! Join a friend in a local park for a mini-workout. Start with 5 minutes of jogging (30 calorías) then have her hold your feet for 5 minutos of ab-work (40 calorías). Finish up with 3 minutos of lunges (30 calorías). You had fun and you’re done!
These are just a few ways to get your body moving and up your metabolism. Curious what your waking day metabolic profile is (how much energy you expend in YOUR day)? Stay tuned for my NEW Metabolic Profiling Program! Coming soon!