We all know how easy it is to mindlessly consume 100 calories here and there, and not even register it. Snack on a few pretzel rods with mustard or a cup of veggies and dip, and you’ve hit the 100-calorie mark. But did you know it’s (almost) as easy to burn cals?
Flip through for 12 ways to torch calories without trying!
If you had two cups of popcorn with just a touch of butter, bike it off in 16 minutes.
If you ate five dark chocolate-covered strawberries, negate it with 21 minutes on the basketball court.
If you had eight pieces of shrimp with two tablespoons of cocktail sauce, burn it off in 25 minutes by washing your car.
If you chowed down on 10 chips with salsa, jump in the pool. You’ll burn it off with just 15 minutes of swimming.
If you drank one 8-ounce vodka soda, turn up the music and dance it off in 13 minutes.
If you had corn on the cob with olive oil and garlic, grab your clubs and hit the driving range for 25 minutes. Or, spend 20 minutes in the batting cages.
If you had a couple handfuls of pistachios, start cleaning. You’ll burn those 100 calories with 35 minutes of dusting or 19 minutes of window duty.
If you ate one cup of blueberries with two tablespoons of whipped topping, play Frisbee for 30 minutes to negate it. Or, play catch with a football for 35 minutes.
If you munched on half of a red pepper and three tablespoons of hummus, do the dishes for 40 minutes to burn it off.
If you drank one glass of wine (that’s a four-ounce pour), burn it off by playing pool or throwing darts for 35 minutes.
If you had a half-cup of baked olive oil kale chips, pop a piece of gum. Chewing for two hours will burn 100 calories.
If you had one ounce of cheddar cheese, clean the floors. Vacuuming or mopping for 20 minutes will do the trick.
Do you have any sneaky ways to burn calories? Share them in the comments!