You can burn calories without going to the gym.
Contrary to what some people believe, you can give your metabolism a much needed boost and get into shape without spending time in a gym. In fact, you can burn 100 calories just by incorporating some simple activities into your daily routine. If this sounds too good to be true, here are some ideas that may help you prove to yourself that it can be done.?
How to Burn Calories the Easy Way
Take a morning walk or jog. Taking a 20 minute walk around your neighborhood can help you burn 100 calories while jogging for 10 minutes can help you burn the same amount of calories. Do these before breakfast and you will surely get all the help that you need in burning all the extra calories you consumed the day before.
Take the stairs. Instead of wasting your time waiting for the elevator, consider taking the stairs. Climbing the stairs can help you burn an additional 7 to 10 calories per minute.
Prepare a delicious meal. In case you are wondering how this can help you burn 100 calories, you need to know that doing the prep work (chopping, saut?ing and assembling your meal) for 45 minutes can help you shed 102 calories.
Have fun outdoors. If you are spending the day at the beach, consider playing a game of Frisbee or go canoeing for at least 30 minutes and you can easily burn 102 calories. You can also melt about 113 calories just by snorkeling for 20 minutes. You may also want to consider fishing (99 calories in 25 minutes) and biking (102 calories in 15 minutes) to help you shed those excess calories.
Bring back childhood memories. Take a step back in time and do the things you loved to do when you were younger. Consider jumping rope or play table tennis. You may not know it but jumping rope can give you a great cardio workout and help you burn 113 calories in just 10 minutes while playing ping pong can help you melt the same amount of calories in 25 minutes.
Chew gum. There is one good reason why you need to consider popping a gum in your mouth. It can help you shed 11 calories every 12 minutes.
Spice it up. Studies reveal that adding certain spices such as ginger, cinnamon, cayenne and turmeric to your meals can speed up your metabolism and help you stay healthy the natural way. In fact, adding ginger to your meals increases your metabolism by 20% for about 3 hours.