To lose weight, energy going out (calories you burn) must be more than energy coming in (calories you eat). Specifically, you need to create a 3,500 calorie deficit in order to lose a pound. Eat 500 fewer calories or burn 500 more calories. Either way, you'll slim down.
Burn 500 calories today
Higher math aside, it's decidedly less painful to cut back a bit and burn off more. You won't feel so deprived. Plus, you won't end up in the ER from back-to-back days of intense workouts, especially when the heaviest thing you'd lifted prior was the lid off a pint of Ben & Jerry's.
Here's a combination of 250-calorie-burning daily activities, along with ways to cut 250 calories a day from your diet. Mix and match to find what works best for you. Either way, stick with it and you will see results!
Burn more calories by adding these activities to your weekly routines. The calorie-burn quickly adds up.
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