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Activities That Burn Calories Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Activities That Burn Calories.

50 Easy Ways to Burn 100 Calories

Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach...  Read more

11 Sizzling Summer Calorie-Burners

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who lounge poolside sipping margaritas, and those who jog from the volleyball court to cannonball into the water. Here at SparkPeople, we encourage you to be in the latter group. With sunshine and bl...  Read more

The Best Fat-Burning Advice

Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di...  Read more

The Top 6 Fitness Myths and Truths

Would your friends lie to you? They just might be... This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals....  Read more

8 Workouts You'll Love if You Hate to Sweat

There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko...  Read more

is there anyway we can change our calorie intake?
Updated 11/22/2015 3:04:48 PM

is there anyway we can change our calorie intake? mine seems so high...  Read more

Updated 11/21/2015 11:51:19 PM

its hard for me to eat 1400-2000 calories a day.i average 1,000 calorie a day....  Read more

incorrect calorie totals
Updated 11/21/2015 9:55:41 PM

I've noticed this problem before and it's a little disturbing since I rely on this to track everyday. Example today: on the home page it says my total for the day so far is 944 but then in the breakdown it shows the correct total which is about 560 b...  Read more

Does anyone know of a lower calorie pumpkin spice
Updated 11/21/2015 10:36:39 PM

Does anyone know of a lower calorie pumpkin spice latte? I would really like one, but I don't know what the best choice is....  Read more

Lost 4 pounds in 5 days. Just by limiting calorie
Updated 11/21/2015 6:19:48 PM

Lost 4 pounds in 5 days. Just by limiting calorie intake and 30hr walking and 15 min weight training...  Read more

stay busy

If I keep myself out of the kitchen and busy with some sort of activity, not only do I not spend time gorging on empty & wasted calories, but I also typically end up doing some sort of physical activity that burns calories too!...  Read more

Start with just 10 minutes

I started with a commitment to do 10 minutes of exercise a day 109 days ago. Some days it was hard just to get that 10 minutes in. I gradually upped my daily goal to 15 minutes and shoot for 200 cardio minutes per week. But it started with a commitme...  Read more


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Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more

Take a Break to Torch the Calories

Having a job that requires sitting most or all of the day doesn't mean that you can't fit in extra calorie burning activities throughout the day. For me, I work from home and am on the computer a lot of the day, however, I take breaks as ofte...  Read more

Non-exercise Activities that Burn Calories

Yesterday, a magazine article caught my eye. It was about how non-exercise activity can burn extra calories. Non-exercise activities??? Sure caught my attention! According to James A. Levine, M.D., Ph.D., a researcher at the Mayo Clinic, you can...  Read more