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Activities That Burn Calories Resources

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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

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

Sneak It In and Tone It Up

If you think that you're too busy to fit in a full workout, think again. Plenty of research shows that small bouts of exercise can add up and provide just as many heart-healthy benefits as longer workouts. You don't even have to be at the gym...  Read more

Lose more weight with 1200 or 1500 calories?
Updated 10/1/2014 6:32:05 PM

I work out 20 minutes on the elliptical 5 times a week. I want to lose the weight quickly (about 2 lbs a week, not 1 lb) but I am not sure if I should eat the 1200 or 1500 calories a day. That is a big difference in calories. I have heard some people...  Read more

Adjusting Calories & Carbs
Updated 9/30/2014 4:49:44 PM

Hi I am a diabetic and I have been told by my doctor to try to eat 1850 calories and 65-75 carbs for the day. I am wondering how to change the carbs. I found the spot to change the calories and changed those and then switched the item from calories t...  Read more

protein calories
Updated 10/1/2014 9:42:44 AM

Are all protein items high in calories? I really don't know much about it other than we need protein for muscles. Am I right?...  Read more

Calorie Limit and Fitness Questions
Updated 9/30/2014 10:09:55 AM

Good morning, everyone. Out of curiosity, when I hear/see people speaking of "going over" on their calorie limit, does that mean they have simply gone over the lower limit or does that mean that they have gone over the upper limit? This is mores...  Read more

Do you eat your exercise calories?
Updated 10/1/2014 6:10:31 PM

I am not sure if I want to do that or not. I am afraid it would slow my weight loss. What are your experiences with it?...  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

Alabama

The official State of Alabama Team for residents only. Check out our team page for loads of motivating activities!...  Read more

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