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Health Q&A

Resident health expert Karen Kwan has you covered from A to Z


Health Q&A
Resident health expert Karen Kwan has you covered from A to Z

Need expert health and fitness advice? Ask Karen

 

Q: I want get in shape, but hate the gym. What outdoor activities burn the most calories?
A: With the weather warming up, getting out of the gym and heading outdoors to get fit is a great idea. Here’s a breakdown of how many calories you’ll burn with just 30 minutes of activity. And if you’re trying to lose weight, remember that you have to burn 3,500 more calories to drop one pound.

Activity
Bicycling
Frisbee
Canoeing
Jogging
Mountain biking
Tennis
Hiking
Gardening
Badminton
Swimming
Riding a bike
Mowing the lawn
Calories Burned*
117
90
133
207
250
179
176
160
133
179
117
129

*Based on 30 minutes of activity for a 130-lb adult.

 

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