Get started burning 100 calories every day to get fit and help with weight maintenance. Here are some ways to burn at least 100 calories.
In 5 minutes •Chop wood continuously •Ride your stationary bike at a 20 mph pace
In 10 minutes •Jump rope continuously •Play a quick game of racquetball •Swim laps without stopping •Play a short tennis game •Ski down that black diamond run •Shovel snow
In 15 minutes •Tread water •Lift weights continuously •Enjoy a short aerobics class •Walk uphill •Paint a small room—or part of a big one! •Clean a gutter
In 20 minutes •Rake leaves •Wash and wax the station wagon or SUV •Walk briskly through the mall •Take a leisurely bike ride •Adopt a highway—and volunteer to pick up trash
In 30 minutes •Play the piano •Slow dance continuously •Play 10 games of pool, averaging three minutes per game •Put up holiday lights outside the house •Crew a sailboat •Push your child in a stroller •Take the dog for a walk
**American Diabetes Association
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