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6 Ways to Burn More Calories While You Shop Online This GSS Season

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Busy bookmarking all your favourite shop web pages or collecting promo codes because the GSS is finally here? We totally dig online shopping for its convenience but we’re frowning at it for stripping our opportunity to flex our muscles. Work your credit card and muscles like us with these easy exercises as you shop this June!

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Credit: Shopping Tips

 

Chair Squat

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Credit: Prevention

Burns 48 calories in 10 minutes for a 55kg adult (MET value used: 5)

 

On the Spot Jog

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Credit: Livestrong

Burns 77 calories in 10 minutes for a 55kg adult (MET value used: 8)

 

Neck Stretches  

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Credit: Livestrong

Burns 22 calories in 10 minutes for a 55 kg adult (MET value used: 2.3)

 

The Wall Street

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Credit: Lushious

According to the Livestrong , this exercise burns approximately 85 calories in 10 minutes for a 55kg person. (Calculated MET: 8.75)

 

Arm Circles 

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According to the Spotebi, this exercise burns approximately 69calories in 10 minutes for a 55kg person. (Calculated MET: 7.16)

 

The Toe Pinch

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Credit: Prevention

Burns 17 calories in 10 minutes for a 55 kg adult (MET value used: 1.5)

 

If you do all these exercises in 1 hour you will burn approximately 318 calories (55 kg), and yes that is almost equivalent to 1 MacDonald’s’ cheeseburger (298 calories)!

Calculate your calories burn using this:

(3.5 X MET Value X Weight in Kg)/ 200= A

A X Duration of Exercise (in minutes)= Calories Burn

All MET(s) were adapted from 2011 Compendium of Physical Activities unless otherwise stated