20 ways to burn 100 calories (1/6)

Making small changes in your daily life is all it takes to get back on the road to health and fitness. Here are 20 everyday activities that will help you torch 100 calories—even if you're crunched for time

By Jane Langille

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Get moving!

You don't need to log hours at the gym to sneak some extra exercise into your day. In fact, there are many ways you can burn calories just by doing everyday activities. The key, according to Toronto-based personal trainer Kathleen Trotter, is to remember that calories burned will depend on your weight, the intensity of the exercise, and the duration of the activity. Read on to find out some of the best calorie-torching activities*, with variations from the most amount of time required to the least. Start with an easier activity and add intensity or duration as you progress.


*Activities based on a 150-pound person

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