Weird and Wacky Ways to Burn Calories
Skip the gym and lose weight the lazy girl way! By making these little (and fun!) changes you can workout anywhere from your shower to the grocery store, you can easily burn calories.
The horizontal mambo is a fine way to sweat off the pounds. Opt for 30 minutes on top in the cowgirl position to increase your lower body workout by sweating out 207 calories.
Grocery Get Down
Turn a quick run to the grocery store into a gym substitute and burn about 144 calories per hour. Speed walking down aisles, hefting a gallon of milk, pushing a full cart, and carrying bags to the car can eat up extra pounds.
Your morning beautification routine can amp up your weight loss. Spend 30 minutes on your blowout and you can burn 100 calories (and save some change by skipping the salon!).
One hour of texting burns 132 calories. So, sit down and connect with your friends and family for a real thumb-wrenching workout.
Smooch your way slim. Pretend you and your beau are in high school again and indulge in a 15-minute make out session to burn 23 calories.
Make your shower do double duty (it is the perfect place to squeeze in a few calf raises). Switch the stream to cool water and your body will work overtime to maintain your normal temp and you’ll lose about 100 extra calories.
Ditching the fork can help you decrease your food intake. Chopsticks will help you slow down and devour 25 less calories per meal.
Your cleaning routine is a great way to fit in your circuit training. Washing the windows for a great upper body workout (132 calories per half hour), cleaning the bathtub for a lower body burn (135 calories per half hour), and even folding your laundry (136 calories per hour) can melt off extra weight.
Beauty junkies, this one is for you! Applying your favorite lip gloss 765 times burns 100 calories.
Snooze and Lose
Pamper yourself with an extra two hours of sleep (100 calories dreamed away). Getting at least 7.5 hours will ensure that you eat less, burn more fat, and have more energy throughout the day.
Giving a 30-minute massage can burn 145 calories! Add this move to your foreplay and you can increase the fat-burning potential of your romp.
Time to rack up the sweat points! Dancing through three songs is worth about 1,000 points which equals 238 calories lost.
Laugh Out Loud
Tune in to your favorite comedy because ten minutes of gut-busting laughter burns 40 calories. For an added bonus leave the remote in the couch cushions and get up to flip through channels manually.
Find your inner décor diva and rearrange your home. Thirty minutes of lifting, pushing and fluffing furniture can count as a full body workout with 266 calories disintegrated.
Make like a Broadway star and jam to five of your favorite upbeat songs to shimmy away about 100 calories.
A Leg Up
Taking the stairs instead of the elevator is a common way to shed unwanted weight. But wearing your stilettos can intensify results by adding an extra calf-tingling element (20 sets of stairs will stomp down about 100 calories).
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