One of the easiest ways to start losing weight is by exercising.
No, really, it is easy! The trick is to start out slow. Don’t jump in and lift so hard you can’t scratch your nose for three days. Baby steps. Start with just ten minutes.
As you get used to the routine and your muscles adapt to the extra exertion you can slowly add more exercises. And then you’ll find that you’re addicted to the endorphins from working out and you can’t stop. From there on working out becomes easy!
To give you an idea of what your hard work is doing for you we’ve made a list of foods that equate to ten minutes of a various exercises. Let this motivate you to pick the more vigorous activities so you can eat some tastier treats!
|10 Minutes of….||Calories||Food|
|Kettlebell Training||200||58 g Cheddar Cheese|
|Running 8.6 MPH||160||2 oz Beef Jerky|
|Jogging 6 MPH||110||3/4 Cup Kashi cereal|
|Cycling||99||2 tbsp Cream Cheese|
|Walking 3.7 MPH||44||1 mini box of raisins|
|Wii/Kinect||41||10 pitted green olives|
|Driving||24||1/8 of a melon|
|Eating||22||1 tbsp hummus|
|Using a Computer||17||2 gummi bears|
|Computer Games||16||3 Skittles|
|Reading||15||1 cup raw mushrooms|
|Sitting||14||1 cup diced cucumber|
|Lying Down||12||4 spears of asparagus|