Sunday, October 28, 2007

Calorie-Burning Activities

Proper weight control cannot be attained by dieting alone; however, many people who are engaged in sedentary occupations do not realize that calories can be burned by the hundreds by engaging in strenuous activities that do not require much (or any) physical exercise.

Here's the guide to calorie-burning activities and the number of calories per hour they consume.

Beating around the bush75
Jumping to conclusions100
Climbing the walls150
Swallowing your pride50
Passing the buck25
Pushing your luck250
Making mountains out of molehills500
Hitting the nail on the head50
Bending over backwards75
Running around in circles350
Climbing the ladder of success650