10 Ways to Burn an Extra 100 Calories Today

With limited access to gyms + equipment for many, I jot down 10 ways I try to burn more calories in my home some days.

These are great to combine together to make sure you’re moving more, but also a few in addition to your actual workouts.

  1. Make your floors spic and span and burn 100 calories by vacuuming your house for 25 minutes
  2. Go for a brisk 15-minute walk outside with a pet. Take it a step up and jog them every few minutes to exercise you and them!
  3. Stand when you work. You burn 10 extra calories for every 10 minutes you stand vs sit.
  4. Jump rope for 7 straight minutes. Hey, you can do this while watching TV or waiting for water to boil in the kitchen!
  5. Get your groove on and dance moderately for 20 minutes
  6. Take the kinks out of your clothes and burn 100 calories ironing for 25 minutes
  7. A 40-minute joyride at 10mph on your bike will burn 100 calories + get you fresh air.
  8. Make your car look shiny and burn 100 calories with a 20-minute wax
  9. Update the look of your home-20 minutes of painting burns 100 calories
  10. Avoid the elevators and take the stairs-20 minutes of stair climbing burns 100 calories