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Burning Calories

If the standard exercises aren’t your cup of tea, try some of these and burn up a few calories.

  • Beating around the bush — 75 calories
  • Jumping to conclusions — 200 calories
  • Climbing the wall — 150 calories
  • Passing the buck — 50 calories
  • Throwing your weight around — 50 to 500 calories, depending on your weight
  • Dragging your heels — 175 calories
  • Making mountains out of molehills — 500 calories
  • Adding fuel to the fire — 150 calories
  • Tooting your own horn — 25 calories
  • Looking over the fence at the greener grass — 1 calories

Adapted from Caballero Club Insider, quoted in Prokope, Vol. No. 3, July-September, 1997