Holiday calorie burners
The holidays are here and with them often come tasty food, sweet treats and extra calories.
But some of your everyday activities leading up to the holidays can burn calories.
Here are some calorie burners, courtesy of this “Time” article and WebMD’s fitness calorie calculator, the Fit-o-Meter:
Clearing the dinner table for 10 minutes: 28 calories
Standing in line at the toy store for 30 minutes: 47 calories
Wrapping gifts for 30 minutes: 48 calories
Decorating the Christmas tree for 30 minutes: 85 calories
Baking and meal preparations for one hour: 159 calories
Cleaning house for one hour: 191 calories
Sledding for 30 minutes: 239 calories
Shopping (non-grocery) for two hours: 314 calories
*Calorie totals based on 150-pound adult.