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Easy Ways To Burn Calories

There are easy ways to burn calories  (the energy in food)  by doing things you do daily.

Most of us are interested in knowing how many calories everyday activities or chores burn. I know I was when I was trying to lose weight!easy-ways-to-burn-calories

Having a chart of the ways to burn calories will come in handy if you are starting a weight loss diet because you will probably be combining exercise and diet to reach your goal weight.

If you find you don’t always have time for exercise but you have household chores to do you could do daily activities that burn calories as part of your calorie burning strategy.
This way you can burn calories while you take care of other responsibilities.

If  you where on a diet eating 1200 calories a day to lose weight then doing two of the exercises on the following calorie burning chart would help you burn an extra 300 calories a day. That would mean you will have only taken in 900 calories for the day.

Combined with counting the number of calories in your food and the number of calories you can burn with activity you can lose weight fast.

Easy Ways To Burn Calories  Doing Everyday Activities And Fun Exercises

When it comes to burning calories, every little bit helps. Here are 50 ways to burn an extra 150 calories fast. Burn baby burn!

Iron clothes for 68 minutes
Shoot pool for 58 minutes
Canoe leisurely for 50 minutes
Cook for 48 minutes
Wash and wax a car for 45 to 60 minute
Wash windows or floors for 45 to 60 minutes
Paper a wall for 45 minutes
Play volleyball for 45 minutes
Ballroorn dance for 43 minutes
Stock shelves for 40 minutes
Play croquet for 38 minutes
Reel in a large, feisty flsh for 36 minutes
Mop floors for 36 minutes
Grocery shop for 36 minutes
WaIk moderately for 1 3/4 miles in 35 minutes
Dust for 34 minutes
Vacuum for 34 minutes
Play horseshoes for 33 minutes
Play table tennis for 33 minutes
Garden for 30 to 45 minutes
Wheel yourself in a wheelchair for 30 minutes
Country line dance for 30 minutes
Shoot baskets for 30 minutes
Bicycle leisurely for 5 miles in 30 minutes

Dance for 30 minutes
Push a stroller for 1 1/2 miles in 30 minutes
Rake leaves for 30 minutes
Walk briskly for 2 miles in 30 minutes
Mow the lawn with a power push mower for 29 minutes
Snowmobile for 29 minutes
Golf without a power cart for 26 minutes
Skate leisurely for 26 minutes
Stack firewood for 25 minutes
Snorkel for 24 minutes
Bowl for 23 minutes
Play badminton for 22 minutes
Play frisbee for 22 minutes
Scrub floors for 20 minutes
Skip rope for 18 minutes
Groom a horse for 17 minutes
Backpack with 12 pound load for 17 minutes
Ride a motorcycle for 16 minutes
Fork hay for 16 minutes
Bicycle fast for 4 miles in 15 minutes
Twirl a baton for 16 minutes
Climb stairs for 15 minutes
Shovel snow for 15 minutes
Snowshoe in soft snow for 13 minutes
Do the twist for 13 minutes

The above list of calories burned by activity shows you common activities or exercises.It’s a good chart to print out and use
so that you always have easy ways to burn calories if you don’t have time for the gym.

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