FitSugar is probably going to hate me for posting this cause she's a "get outside and go" kind of girl, but May's Wired Magazine features a fun little Game Gut Begone chart, which provides video game alternatives to more traditional workouts. While I'm not ready to turn in my gym card, the reminder that I am burning calories when I jump around playing video games is pleasing. One hour of DDR sounds like complete bliss.
|1.5 hours of weight lifting (842 calories)||1 hour of Dance Dance Revolution (900 calories)|
|30 minutes of aerobics (242 calories)||30 minutes of wii boxing (250 calories)|
|20 minutes of jogging (198 calories)||1 hour of PS3/Xbox on the couch (204 calories)|
|15 minutes of sex (33 calories)||7 minutes of Wii Tennis (46 calories)|
*Caloric expenditure is based on a 180-pound male. So clearly, caloric expenditure will vary.