From fast food to online shopping it seems that today there is a convenient
shortcut for everything.
While these shortcuts allow us more time to do what we want to do, they often
take away physical activity lowering the overall level of calories burned.
You know that whether you gain or lose weight depends on your caloric
If you're like everyone else who is trying to tone up and lose weight you
need to increase your caloric expenditure while you consume less calories.
How to Burn Extra Calories by Avoiding Shortcuts
You have probably heard this very often but there are hundreds of little
things you can do to burn those extra calories. From parking at the back
of the parking log, to taking the stairs instead of the elevator, the number of
extra activities you can accumulate during the day are endless.
It may not seem like much walking across an empty parking lot, but do 10
extra things a day and you can feel better about eating that yummy dessert.
From maintenance and gas to parking tickets and accidents your car is
dependant on you, not the other way around.
When were you in the best shape of your life? Whether it was high
school or college no doubt it was at a time when you didn't drive as much.
How Ditching your Car Burn Extra Calories
You don't have to "walk 12 miles to school barefoot in the snow" to get the
benefits of ditching your car.
You don't have to sell your car. It is simply saying avoid using the
car for the 10 minute trips to the grocery store and lace up the old sneakers to
burn extra calories.
Not using the car as much or at all takes a little of time to get used to but
it will pay its dividends by helping you have more energy, be in better shape
and burn those extra calories. All you have to do is take the plunge!