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10 Ways to Burn 100 Calories Indoors

The weather is beginning to cool off, so you may not be as motivated to slip on your sneaks and exercise outside. That's OK because you can get a great workout at home. For a 130-pound woman, these indoor activities burn about 100 calories.

  1. Run up and down the stairs for 11 minutes: Burns 102 calories
  2. Lift weights for 33 minutes: Burns 102 calories
  3. Pop in a cardio DVD for 24 minutes: Burns 103 calories
  4. Paint a room in your home for 33 minutes: Burns 102 calories
  5. Turn up the tunes and dance for 21 minutes: Burns 104 calories

To see the other five activities


  1. Walk at a moderate pace on a treadmill while watching TV for 30 minutes: Burns 102 calories
  2. Pedal on a stationary bike for 14 minutes: Burns 101 calories
  3. Unroll your mat and do Pilates or yoga for 20 minutes: Burns 101 calories
  4. Clean the house for 33 minutes: Burns 102 calories
  5. Do step aerobics on a six-inch step for 12 minutes: Burns 105 calories


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jamesgison jamesgison 8 years
I am new to this site and I like this site. Yoga is part of our life and is very well performed in this site and after seeing this I will try tomorrow. Thanks ========================================================== James Drug Rehabs
sparklestar sparklestar 8 years
I was cleaning the house for 3 hours the other day. Phew!
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
im def a fan of cleaning the house fast and all manic-like
mod16 mod16 8 years
im in a pilates class for 45 min and i had no idea i was burning over 200 calories!
Spectra Spectra 8 years
We're installing all the chimney parts for our new wood stove and it involves a lot of running up and down the stairs to align all the parts. I think it's probably the most exercise my husband's gotten in the last year, lol.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i think that it's great to realize that there are a LOT of things that you can do at home when you're not in the mood to workout outside. for myself - i really do find that cleaning and things like that are a good start but there's soo much more you can do if you're creative.
Neekoh Neekoh 8 years
I like the cleaning and the painting one... get things done while you burn calories.
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