All posts tagged: Calories

6 Tips to Get Yourself Out of Bed and Workout

‘I don’t have time’ ‘I will start on Monday. Promise’ ‘This week is hectic but definitely from the 1st of the next month’ If you’ve told yourself or anybody you know any of these things, you know that they are excuses. Yes, they do seem legit to you. You really don’t have time. But is that good enough to skip a workout? I am going to tell you the ugly truth. Nope. Not good enough. So here’s 5 ways you get yourself to workout. Some of it is emotional and will give you a little guilt, but it works and that’s important right? And no, the tips don’t include take the stairs kind of stuff. Don’t have time to workout? Break it up. So they recommend working out for atleast 30 minutes to an hour a day. You don’t have that much to spare. Or. Or you don’t want to wake up earlier for it. There’s a solution. Do it in intervals of ten. 10 minutes in the mornings, 10 minutes walk during lunch and …

Calories in Junk Food and How Long You Need to Workout To Burn it Off

So we have been talking about being healthy on this blog for a while. And you know that I am not of the opinion that you should completely stop being indulgent. I love myself an occasional slice of pizza or a burger. And sometimes, people put cupcakes in front of me. I don’t want to have the cupcake. But it looks so sorry, sitting there all pretty begging me to have it. I only have it to put it out of its misery. But then one day, I dug out the work I would have to do to work that one cupcake off. And the results were not good, let me tell you. So I decided to do all the junk we have and the amount we would have to workout to burn those calorie. Not fun. McDonalds McVeggie Burger without Cheese The burger even without the cheese adds a whopping 360 calories to your count. Add fries and a drink and we are easily looking at more than 500 calories in just one meal. …

5 Dance Workouts that Burn 400 Calories and More

The treadmill and I are not friends. The gym and I are like those friends who meet after a long time, promise to meet up again but no one ends up calling the other one. Basically, I hate being cooped up in a room full of sweaty people who grunt and groan while working out. I prefer something that doesn’t feel like a workout. A feeling I assume a lot of us identify with. We want to trick our body into thinking we are just going for a dance class and then bam! We give it a workout instead. Evil but in a good way. Dance classes can be a great workout and if you control your diet while doing one of these, the pounds will melt off you. Some classes can burn more than 500 calories in the hour and that’s fabulous. A good instructor can also amp up the intensity so you feel the burn or turn it down a notch to give you an easier workout. Here are 5 dance workouts that …