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Burning Calories

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You should always check with your doctor before beginning an exercise routine. But for almost everyone, even a little physical activity can have big benefits to your health. See how many calories you could burn in 30 minutes of these activities, based on your weight.

  • Kissing: 36 to 48 calories
  • Golf (walking): 130 to 174 calories
  • Jogging: 337 to 450 calories
  • Vacuuming: 87 to 113 calories
  • Basketball: 202 to 270 calories
  • Dusting: 80 to 106 calories
  • Hiking: 206 to 276 calories
  • Gardening: 162 to 216 calories
  • Walking the dog: 148 to 198 calories
  • Swimming: 302 to 402 calories
  • Mowing: 162 to 216 calories
  • Bicycling: 220 to 294 calories
  • Horseback riding: 144 to 192 calories
  • Watching TV: 36 to 48 calories
  • Shoveling snow: 202 to 270 calories
  • Tennis: 275 to 366 calories