30 Fun Ways To Burn Calories and Get Slim


30 Fun Ways To Burn Calories and Get Slim

Give your slimming plan a boost with 30 fun ways to burn 200 calories a day

  1. Show some leg power and walk fast for 30 minutes. 
  2. Rearrange your bedroom and lug heavy furniture around for just 30 minutes.
  3. Go back to the 70s and rollerskate for half an hour.
  4. Hog the ski machine at your gym for 20 minutes.
  5. Do a 40-minute low-impact aerobics class.
  6. Dust off your bike and go for a 30-minute cycle.
  7. Book a badminton court for 45 minutes and persuade a friend to have a game with you.
  8. Do 30 minutes of circuit training exercise.
  9. Spring clean your house for an hour.
  10. Have a laugh with your partner and learn to ballroom dance – a one hour and 10 minute lesson is all you’ll need.
  11. Take a 30-minute hike in the countryside – and then order a diet drink when you get to the pub.
  12. Go for a 30-minute jog.
  13. Get rid of your aggression and have a go at kick boxing – 20 minutes is enough.
  14. Tidy up your garden for 45 minutes.
  15. Spruce up your front room and paint the walls for 45 minutes.
  16. Do a 60-minute class of aqua aerobics.
  17. Row vigorously on the machine at your gym for 30 minutes.
  18. Have a go at horse riding – you’ll need to book a lesson for 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  19. Get together with friends and go ice skating for 40 minutes.
  20. Cycle vigorously on the exercise bike at your gym for 20 minutes.
  21. Have a fast and furious game of squash for just 20 minutes.
  22. Scrub your kitchen floor for 40 minutes.
  23. Go for a 30-minute swim, doing front crawl at a fast pace.
  24. Scrape off that wallpaper you’ve always hated for 45 minutes.
  25. Go clubbing with your friends and dance for at least 35 minutes.
  26. Hog the running machine at your gym for 20 minutes and run at a pace of 10 minutes per mile.
  27. Walk your neighbour’s dog for an hour.
  28. Learn to snorkel at your local pool – you’ll need to practice for 45 minutes.
  29. Get into martial arts and have a go at tae kwan do – you’ll only need to do it for 30 minutes.
  30. Join an aerobic dance class for 30 minutes.

These figures are based on a woman who weighs 11 stone. If you weigh more than this or are a man, you’ll burn more calories. If you weigh less, you’ll burn fewer calories.

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