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100 ways to burn 100 calories – 5 December 14, 2008

Posted by paripl110707 in Grab a golf club, Haul out, Hit the open road, Jump up and down, Lift and lower the toilet seat, Push a pencil, Reenact the movie, Run with scissors, Take rex out, Talk up a client, Talk with mouth full, Type on a typewriter, Walk back and forth, Wrestle with your kids.
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At your desk job

► Push a pencil for 45 minutes

► Walk back and forth to the copier for 26 minutes.

► Type on a regular typewriter for 42 minutes; 48 minutes if you have a PC.

► Talk up a client for 52 minutes.


Doing the things your wife tells you to do

► Run with scissors for 9 ½ minutes.

► Talk with your mouth full for more than 38 minutes.

► Jump up and down on the bed 1,336 times.

► Wrestle with your kid brother on the living room floor for seven minutes.


Doing the same thing over and over

► Do 97 pushups (at 10 pushups a minute).

► Do 146 crunches (at 15 crunches a minute).

► Play the nickel slots in Reno 234 times.

► Put 156 golf balls (at six putts a minute)


Acting out scenes from your favorite films

► Grab a golf club and make like a swash-buckling Errol Flynn.  You’ll burn 100 big ones in just 8 ½ minutes (and probably break every lamp in the houses).

► Groove like Travolta during a dance-contest scene (Disco John in Saturday Night Fever; 14 minutes; ‘90s John in Pulp Fiction: 18 minutes).

► Reenact the end of any movie starring Van Damme, Seagal or Lee (martial arts); roughly eight minutes.

► Hit the open road like Peter Fonda in Easy Ride; 32 minutes.

► Defend America’s pride during the Olympic table-tennis scene in Forrest Gump: roughly 10 minutes.

► Stand in the mirror and repeat, “Are you talking to me? Are you talking to me?” 519 times.


Ref: men’shealth

100 ways to burn 100 calories – 2 December 11, 2008

Posted by paripl110707 in Chop wood, Hike outdoor, Hum a song, Intense aerobics, Play racquetball, Scuba-dive, Ski-down, Skip rope, Stationary rower, Swim a few laps, Travel underwater, Tread water, Walk uphill.
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In the shortest time possible

Less than 5 minutes

 Chop wood continuously for four minutes, 22 seconds.

  Run a five-minute mile.  (You’ll have burned 100 by 4 ½ minutes.)

► Jump on a stationary bike and ride it at a pace of 20 MPH for four minutes, 52 seconds.

Less than 10 minutes

► Hum the theme song to Rocky as you skip rope for 9 ½ minutes.

► Hike the great outdoors with at least 22 pounds in yur backpack for nine minutes, 15 seconds.

► Play racquetball for seven minutes, 17 seconds.

► Swim a few laps of your favorite stroke (back, breast or butterfly); eight minute or less, depending on the stroke.

► Travel underwater instead of on top of it and you can burn calories even faster.  Scuba-dive for seven minutes, 11 seconds.

► Hit few on the tennis court:  Play for nine minutes.

Less than 15 minutes

► Ski down an advanced slope.

► Tread water for 14 ½ minutes.

► Snorkel in a pool and kick at a moderate pace (14 minutes, five seconds).

► Use a stationary rower for 11 minutes.

► Hit the weights for 13 minutes.

► Take an intense aerobics class and enjoy the scenery for 11 minutes, eight seconds.

► Walk uphill for 13 minutes.

Ref: men’shealth