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7 Fun Ways to Burn BIG Calories this Spring

7 Fun Ways to Burn Big Calories this Spring

When the scenery is beautiful and the temperature perfect, almost any activity--including exercise--seems more fun and enjoyable. Here are 7 worthwhile pastimes that can help you get fit, burn calories and enjoy the outdoors this spring!

*All calorie counts based on a 145-pound woman; men and individuals who weigh more will burn more calories.
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Tennis: 470 calories per hour

Even if you're not a pro, tennis is a fun sport for people of all ability levels. Racquets and a can of balls are inexpensive (about $25) at big box stores like Target or Wal-Mart, plus you can find used ones at spring garage sales or secondhand sporting goods stores, too. Whether your play with a friend, significant other, or by yourself (any large wall will do), you'll burn almost 500 calories per hour. Look for clinics this spring if you want lessons, or try the fitness class Cardio Tennis at a court or tennis club near you!