You don’t always have to be locked up inside a gym in order to burn calories and lose weight. Believe it or not, you can burn calories without having to ride the treadmill and even get to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine at the same time! Here are some fun, easy and surprising ways to burn an extra 200 calories as part of your weight loss exercise routine:

10 Easy ways to Burn Calories:

  1. Dancing to your favorite music for 30-35 minutes
  2. Skipping with a rope moderately (70 jumps per minute) for 22 minutes
  3. Washing & waxing a car for 55-60 minutes
  4. Housework (vacuuming included) for 50 minutes
  5. Brisk walking for 40 minutes
  6. Hiking for 25 minutes
  7. Playing softball or baseball for 30 minutes
  8. Gardening for 45-50 minutes
  9. Water aerobics for 35 minutes
  10. Painting for 35 minutes

*Estimates based on a 150 lb. individual.

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