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I keep a list and pictures of the foods that tempt me the most along with their nutrition info and how long it would take me to burn off the food. For example: *Starbucks Cinnamon scone = 480 calories/18g fat/35 minutes of running; *Champps Bleu Cheeseburger = 1350 calories/75g fat/2 hours on the stationary bike I still indulge sometimes, but having this info front and center makes me think twice about my decisions and how often I indulge.
It's just an estimate of course, but I figured out the cals I burn based on my HR Monitor - i.e., I can usually burn 600+ cals in a good 1 hr bike workout, so I just figured it would take me 2 hours to burn off a greasy burger. You could also use the SP fitness database to ballpark what you burn
Record some of your favorite songs that you really enjoy. Instead of watching television just put on some music and just go for it. Often an 1/2 hour turns into 1-hour session and I feel realy good afterward. 236216
Dancing gets the heart rate up and you haev fun while burning calories.
A calorie is a unit of energy from food. 1 calorie is 1 unit of energy. Just by living and breathing, we burn maybe 1500 cals a day. Add 1000 more we probably eat, and that's a lot of weight if you're not exercising it off. Cut cals and burn actual fat, not that snack you're eyeing in the breakroom!
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