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50 Easy Ways to Burn 100 Calories

Torch Your Way to the Top with These Activities

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LOLAINSC

6/16/2014 11:45:43 AM

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It took a minute to realize why walking with a dog requires 6 more minutes to burn the same amount of calories as walking alone...then I figured it out.

CHERRYZMB60

6/14/2014 2:13:19 AM

I was surprised for some of the times listed especially house work

DINNYMO26

3/10/2014 5:02:59 PM

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This reminds me to track house cleaning! I didn't realize how many calories we burn. Thank you for the info.

MGUNTERRN

3/3/2014 1:41:30 PM

Oh my. No wonder I want to eat so much! I have a 1 year old and 2 year old and am a stay at home mom 5-6 days a week and a critical care nurse 1-2 days a week. Never really thought about the calories I burn just from caring for my sons. This article was eye opening.

CHOOSEYOURHARDD

11/18/2013 11:06:49 AM

I have a hard time believing that 8 min on the elliptical is the same calorie burn as jumping rope for 9 min. Jumping rope for 9 minutes is like sprinting for 9 min. The elliptical just doesn't give you the same workout.

JULIA75

11/6/2013 5:40:43 PM

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Very useful; I'm glad that using an Elliptical Trainer or running stairs is high up, and boy am I ever glad that I live on the third floor and without an elevator! That probably saved me a few pounds already over the years.

LEANMEAN2

10/14/2013 6:58:07 AM

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Thanks for sharing.

MOM_VICKI

10/11/2013 8:49:32 AM

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My favorite way to burn 100 calories (and quickest way) is 5 minutes of kettlebell swings! Working out with a kettlebell really gets your heart pumping!

ANITAALLENVT

10/10/2013 6:16:29 PM

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When I put 8 minutes on the elliptical on the fitness tracker page I only get 78 calories burned :(

J2740LOU

10/6/2013 7:05:02 PM

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I never thought about carrying an infant. How about carrying an 18 month old, 25 lb toddler up and down hill?

MRMRMMR

7/29/2013 6:02:18 PM

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id love to know how long you would have to play football for to lose 100 cals

JOHN66OV

7/24/2013 1:43:54 PM

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SOAVEZEFIRETTO im sure this is based on some sort of average weight. if you weigh less or more than what its based it on you will burn more or less calories. example if its based on someone thats a male weighs 170 pounds calories burned will be different for a female that weighs 140.

SOAVEZEFIRETTO

7/24/2013 5:35:23 AM

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So here's my problem: why does this article tell me that running for 9 minutes burns 100 calories, and my tracker (while I was still tracking) told me I burned around 80 calories for running 25 or even 30 minutes? Maybe someone should check that...

PIZZAMOMMA

7/15/2013 2:42:17 AM

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I liked this article, but some of the information seems suspect. I have two children, and I have also done water sports all my life. There's no way you're going to convince me that carrying an infant and treading water burns the same amount of calories.

DELLMEL

5/19/2013 3:40:17 PM

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Great. I will get into a few more of these on the list. Except for walking the dog.

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