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10 Ways to Burn More Calories This Summer

This summer, take advantage of all the great ways you can burn a few more calories. Here are ten simple ways that you can burn a few more calories in just 30 minutes this summer:

Activity Calories Burned
Fishing 118
Frisbee 89
Horseback Riding 118
Mountain Biking 251
Rock Climbing 236
Snorkeling 148
Softball 148
Surfing 89
Water Skiing 177
Whitewater Rafting 148
Based on a 130 lb. person for 30 minutes of activity.

The best part? You should have fun burning those extra calories. So pull out the sunscreen and bug spray and start moving this summer.


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SU3 SU3 9 years
I would have thought surfing burns WAY more calories! All that paddling! & less than fishing?! :O
RrebeccccaaaT_xo RrebeccccaaaT_xo 9 years
frisbee-ing is so easy. ill try doing that more. and thats the same calorie-burning as surfing? i dont believe it
a-gentle-rain a-gentle-rain 9 years
There's no way fishing burns more calories than surfing. No friggin way.
a-gentle-rain a-gentle-rain 9 years
I tried surfing last summer while in Hawaii (we have family out there, so a bunch of us braved the 12 hr flight) and I tried surfing. I have major respect for anyone who can stand up. Major. The amount of arm strengh required just to paddle out amazed me. I only got up because I had two family members behind me, pushing me off when a wave came. And when I finally got up,zoomin around, I screamed so loud. The beach was super crowded and I was SURE I was going to decapitate someone.
smarler smarler 9 years
Fishing burns more than surfing? Purplesugar, you must be right about the frisbee, though. Anyone who plays with me burns a lot more than that, since I'm not very good and they have to chase it down.
purplebaltogirl purplebaltogirl 9 years
surfing definitely burns more calories (or at least i would think so)- paddling out is a major workout.
chefjess chefjess 9 years
I would think surfing would burn more calories than frisbee but that says they are the same!
purplesugar purplesugar 9 years
That must be frisbee between two people who can throw it right to each other every time. I know I burn more calories playing frisbee than I do fishing!
lady-T lady-T 9 years
where's volleyball??????...summer is all about playing volleyball on the beach for me..cant wait!!! :pepino:
JBlondie JBlondie 9 years
Hahahah smartypants! I might have to make a rafting trip also!
smartypantssugar smartypantssugar 9 years
I had no idea white water rafting burned that many calories - no wonder the guides always look good! Now I'm even more excited to go this summer.
imLissy imLissy 9 years
Horseback riding burns more calories than frisbee?
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