40 Easy Ways to Burn Calories You Can Do Right Now!

There are so many easy ways to burn calories and remove that extra weight you've been lugging around. Even if you're eating all the right foods and cutting down on sodas, removing what you've gained can seem like a daunting task... but it doesn't have to be that way. There are truly some uncomplicated things you can to TODAY that will make things a little less complicated!






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A major key in weight loss is consuming fewer calories than you burn. Do this by omitting simple sugar products, like candy, cookies, and other sugar based products, and by eating fewer foods that contain white flour, like white bread, donuts, pizza, and bagels.

Instead, opt for whole grain foods, non processed foods, low sodium foods, lean proteins, green vegetables, and plenty of fresh fruits!

You can keep your metabolism HIGH by exercising more if you have the time. The more you move, the more you burn calories! The more calories you burn, the more weight you'll lose! That's only common sense!

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40 Easy Ways to Burn Calories to Lose Weight

  • Protein has a high thermic effect in the digestive tract, which means it'll help you burn calories more efficiently.
  • Did you know that simply taking Vitamin D helps? In a study in the British Journal of Nutrition they found that women who were deficient lost weight at a slower pace than women who weren't.
  • Spend more time outside to help you get moving!
  • Walk your dog more often if you own one. If not, walk your neighbors dog.
  • Do short sprints when you're running errands.
  • Increase weight resistance by using heavier weights.
  • Caffeine (in coffee and tea) can increase the rate at which you burn calories, according to Susan B. Roberts, author of The “I” Diet.
  • Sleeping less than four hours per night over an extended period of time slows metabolism down. Most experts today recommend between seven and nine hours of sleep instead.
  • Eating late night snacks slows you and your metabolism down. Have a glass or two of water instead.
  • Listen to fast paced music when you walk to help you move faster.

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  • Use your hands more! Do more daily tasks around the house (doing dishes, cleaning floors, organizing closets) to get you moving more and exercises your brain too boot!
  • Relax more often as stress releases cortisol into your body, which causes more calories to be stored as fat - especially around the midsection.
  • Adults that cut their TV viewing times in half, burn an extra 119 calories per day.
  • When you're standing and not moving, you aren't going to burn calories. Try rising up on the ball of your feet and then lowering back down. This simple Pilates move can be done anywhere and tones leg muscles.
  • Tighten your abs when you're sitting for as long as you can.
  • People who choose salmon over beef lost significantly more weight in a study - even though the amount of calories were the same.
  • Use medium-chain fatty acid oils when you cook, like coconut oil to burn calories and lose more body fat.
  • Snacking in the car is a good way to pack on the pounds. Why? Its harder to pay attention to the amount of food you're really consuming when you're concentrating on other things.
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to your food daily.
  • Have a glassful of cold water after meals, which helps burn calories during digestion.

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  • Have a handful of smart snacks (red grapes, raw nuts or seeds, non GMO apple slices) a few times daily to increase metabolism.
  • Get up earlier so you can exercise before work.
  • Opt for natural fruit juices when you buy them. They aren't laden in extra sugar.
  • Have only one serving at meal times.
  • Do push ups using the kitchen counter as a prop when you cook.
  • Be domestic more often and tidy up your home.
  • Add hot spicy foods to your dinner.
  • Keep track of what you eat daily.
  • Never reach for food when you're upset. You eat way too much!
  • Eat fruit at breakfast to help burn more calories throughout the day.

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  • Add flax seeds or chia seeds to smoothies to get more fiber.
  • Concentrate on conversations at meal times.
  • Eat topless sandwiches when you eat out.
  • Cut the heat back in winter, which forces your body to burn more calories to stay warm.
  • Cut down on alcohol when you're trying to shed excess weight.
  • Slow down your eating which helps turn up digestion.
  • Moderate fats and calories by only taking a few bites of the foods you love.
  • Use the stairs instead of the elevator. Don't walk up them, run!
  • Jump rope for 10 minutes several times a week.
  • Doing more leg exercises burns calories faster!

    Even the little things you do can add up to big strides! Strive to burn calories more efficiently when your weight becomes a problem.






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