skip to main content
30 Ways to Burn 300 Calories

Burn Calories - Get Slim

By Dietitian, Juliette Kellow BSc RD

Give your slimming plan a boost with Juliette's 30 fun ways to burn 300 calories a day...

 

  1. Show some leg power and walk fast for 52 minutes
     
  2. Rearrange your bedroom and lug heavy furniture around for just 35 minutes
     
  3. Go back to the 70s and rollerskate for half an hour
     
  4. Hog the ski machine at your gym for 22 minutes
     
  5. Do a 40-minute low-impact aerobics class
     
  6. Dust off your bike and go for a 26-minute cycle
     
  7. Book a badminton court for 45 minutes and persuade a friend to have a game with you
     
  8. Do 26 minutes of circuit training exercise
     
  9. Spring clean your house for an hour
     
  10. Have a laugh with your partner and learn to ballroom dance – a one hour and 10 minute lesson is all you’ll need
     
  11. Take a 35-minute hike in the countryside – and then order a diet drink when you get to the pub
     
  12. Go for a 30-minute jog
     
  13. Get rid of your aggression and have a go at kick boxing – 20 minutes is enough
     
  14. Tidy up your garden for 42 minutes
     
  15. Spruce up your front room and paint the walls for 45 minutes
     
  16. Do a 55-minute class of aqua aerobics
     
  17. Row vigorously on the machine at your gym for 25 minutes
     
  18. Have a go at horse riding – you’ll need to book a lesson for 1 hour and 30 minutes
     
  19. Get together with friends and go ice skating for 40 minutes
     
  20. Cycle vigorously on the exercise bike at your gym for 20 minutes
     
  21. Have a fast and furious game of squash for just 17 minutes
     
  22. Scrub your kitchen floor for 40 minutes
     
  23. Go for a 21-minute swim, doing front crawl at a fast pace
     
  24. Scrape off that wallpaper you’ve always hated for 45 minutes
     
  25. Go clubbing with your friends and dance for at least 35 minutes
     
  26. Hog the running machine at your gym for 21 minutes and run at a pace of 10 minutes per mile
     
  27. Walk your neighbour’s dog for an hour
     
  28. Learn to snorkel at your local pool – you’ll need to practice for 45 minutes
     
  29. Get into martial arts and have a go at tae kwan do – you’ll only need to do it for 21 minutes
     
  30. Join an aerobic dance class for 30 minutes

These figures are based on a woman who weighs 11 stone. If you weigh more than this or are a man, you’ll burn more calories. If you weigh less, you’ll burn fewer calories.

Start a Free Trial Today

Find out how many calories you burn with the WLR exercise database and slimming tools. You can try it free for 24 hours.

Take our FREE trial »

Sponsored

Start a Free Trial Today

Find out how many calories you burn with the WLR exercise database and slimming tools. You can try it free for 24 hours.

Take our FREE trial »

Bestseller

Calorie, Carb & Fat Bible

The UK's most comprehensive calorie counter. Calories and fat per serving of each food alongside 100g values for calories, fat, protein, carbs and fibre - making it easy to compare. Easy to use listings with a separate Eating Out section.
Find Out More

Sponsored

If you enjoyed this article, try our fortnightly newsletter. It's free.

Receive the latest on what works for weight loss straight to your inbox. We won't share your email address. Privacy policy