Quick Ways to Burn 100 Calories

How to Burn 100 Calories

Burning 100 calories might sound like the easiest target but it is not as simple as it sounds.

You might have heard how creating a calorie deficit is very essential and also very difficult? Well it takes a lot of effort to modify your diet and reduce the calorie intake. More muscles and less body fat is what you should look forward to.

Combining this with cardiovascular activities might give you the desired results. Following are the 6 quick ways to burn 100 calories.

How to Burn 100 Calories

Climbing the stairs

It is one of the easiest and simplest ways to burn calories. The best part is that with this you don’t require any sort of equipment.

All you need to do is run up and down a flight of stairs for 15 minutes. If you live in a tall building then all you need to do climb all the way up and spend 10 to 15 minutes doing this.

The catch is to spend an average of 15 minutes climbing which does not count coming down the stairs. Do this and you can quickly burn around 150 calories.


Running is the best and quickest way to burn calories. It makes you sweat more in less time. Running for about 10 minutes will get you to the mark of burning up to 100 calories.

This counts running outdoors because running on treadmill will not have the same effect on your body. To burn the same amount of calories on a treadmill you will have to double the time. so if you are doing treadmill you will have to do 20 minutes to burn 100 calories.


This might sound like a ruse but this works for real. You can burn up to 100 calories by working the simple chores in your garden.

All you need to is pull some weeds, raking leaves, or digging for less than 10 minutes. This will help you bur more than 100 calories depending on the intensity of your work.

Make sure that you are doing everything with your maximum energy to get the best and more effective results.

Sets of exercises

You can organise a workout schedule with sets of different exercises that take less than 15 minutes to burn more than 100 calories.

It will exhaust it if you do it at a stretch. Instead do it with a break of 20 seconds between each exercise.

Combine exercises like bodyweight squats, bodyweight lunges, jumping jacks, burpees and push ups. Perform each exercise for 1 minute each with a rest of 20 seconds after each set.


Swimming is another cardio vascular exercise that gives you maximum results in minimum amount of time.

Around 15 minutes of swimming is enough to burn more than 100 calories. Also you will be working out on all your body instead of working on just few parts of your body.

Vacuum Cleaning

Household chores might seem boring but isn’t it good to do two things at a time.

Thirty minutes of just vacuum cleaning can help you burn 100 calories. if you are active all day working simple household jobs. You will burn more than 100 calories without proper workout.

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Ravi Vasoya has done Bachelor in Computer Science from University of Gujarat, India. He is a PHP developer, technology lover, plays chess, innovative, likes to express her views via blog and is a music lover. He has been contributed a number of great articles to the internet.

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