Fun Ways to Burn Calories
There are many ways to burn calories, we don't have to be sweating it out on a treadmill or bounce doing aerobics if we don't want to. If you got half an hour to spare you can easily burn 100 to 200 calories. Below is a list of 12 different and fun ways to burn 100 to 200 calories in 30 minutes.
Get your "om" on and do Sun Salutations that will burn 200 calories in only 25 minutes.
Give your car a wash and wax, you'll burn over 204 calories in only 40 minutes. If you straighten-up the inside the car, you'll melt even more.
If you are the type to fidget continuously then you'll burn a lot more calories. Researchers show that people who fidget will burn an extra 350 calories a day compared to non-fidgeters.
If you give someone a massage for about 45 minutes, you'll burn an extra 200 calories.
Giving your room a new coat of paint will burn 204 calories an hour.
You'll burn calories while gardening for half hour or making your yard better. Constant bending and squatting to plant is good for your glutes, plus your garden will look better and you'll burn 136 calories
If you live on the coast swimming in the surf will burn 102 calories. If you want to increase your caloric demand, paddling on a paddle board past the breakers will raise your heart rate and burn more calories.
Riding a bike is not only a cheap way to move around but it'll tone your hamstrings and your quads. Biking will burn more calories than riding up a hill or walking.
Playing Frisbee is fun and will burn some serious calories. If you get a team together and make a game out of it, you'll burn 272 calories in 30 minutes
Whether you have access to a swimming pool or just the local surf, swimming is a refreshing low-impact calorie burner that you don't need to be expert in to torch calories. If you move through the water at a very slow pace it gives an aerobic workout toning your entire body burning 204 calories in 30 minutes.
It may look difficult to balance on a board floating in the water, but it's actually easy once you going. Paddling will tone your biceps and your triceps and engage your core and back muscles burning 200 calories.
If you decide to mow your lawn, you'll burn major calories. Pushing your mower uphill engages the glute muscles while revving up your heart rate. Calories burned: 196
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