I’VE LOGGED COUNTLESS HOURS treading through the gym with my ear buds snugly in place, disconnected from everyone and going nowhere. Inevitably, I get bored and my resolve to improve my fitness wanes. So I set out to find better ways to stay active and have more to show for it, or at least have more fun working out.
Here, we’ve estimated the amount of exercise you from everyday, non-sports activities. All caloric burn rates in this article are calculated for a male with a body weight of 185 pounds. To approximate how many calories you would burn with these activities, use the Weight Watchers calorie calculator or this Healthstatus.com activity calculator.