Not everyone can afford a gym membership, today we are going to reveal 6 surprising ways to burn calories at home. These simply yet effective exercises (you do not even realize that these are exercises) will definitely help you to lose weight fast! We are calculating calories burn based on a 130lb women.
Laugh Out Loud (LOL): 15 minutes Laughing Burns 40 Calories
Laughing is the best medicine in the world. Studies suggest that laughing 15 minutes a day increases energy and it burns around 40 calories a day! This number may seem small but over time it really accumulates. If you laugh 15 minutes every single day for 1 year you will burn 14600 calories!
Walking 10 minutes Burns 40 calories
I have wrote an article about walking 10000 steps a day and burn 661 calories but it takes over 2 hours. If you do not have that much time, simply walking for 10 minutes can burn up to 40 calories a day! If you are in an office or at home do simple walks around the house this way you will stretch your legs and burn calories.
Cleaning the House for 20 minutes Burns 60-70 Calories
If you are a housewife you are well prepared for doing the house chores. Dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, cleaning, etc. for 20 minutes will burn 60 to 70 calories a day. You will not only burn calories and lose weight you will also make the house a lovely home.
Do Outdoor Work: 80-200 Calories
Working on outside garden for example can burn lots of calories. There are lots of push ups, strengthening of muscles and biceps.
Raking burns 80 for 20 minutes
Gardening burns 80 for 20 minutes
Mowing burns 200 for 45 minutes
Dancing for 20 minutes can burn 90-100 Calories
While doing the chores you can turn on the radio and listen to your favorite songs and do some hula-hula dance moves. Dancing is actuality an exercise and it can burn up to 300 calories an hour!
Doing the Laundry can burn 100 Calories
If your washing machine is downstairs and your heavy loads of clothes are upstairs, this up and down walking exercise with heavy loads can burn 100 calories. A great way to lose weight without weights or gym membership.
So there you have it 6 surprising ways to burn calories and to lose weight without gym membership.