10 Simple Ways!

Another two short articles from Self Magazine! There have been some great articles in that magazine as of late, definitely check them out.

Self’s 10 Simply ways to…

Cut 100+ Calories – Hanna Howard

  1. Swap 2 regular beers for 2 light ones. Saves 100 calories
  2. Order thin-crust pizza, not regular. Saves 151 calories
  3. Take the top off a tuna sammy on sourdough; add a slice of lowfat Swiss cheese; nuke. Saves 137 calories
  4. Dress salad with 2 tablespoons lowfat balsamic, not Caesar, and add 1 tbsp Parmesan. Saves 115 calories
  5. Munch on 1 cup air-popped popcorn, not chips. Saves 123 calories
  6. Exchange a whole egg in your omelet for 1 egg white, and trade full-fat cheddar for lowfat. Saves 142 calories
  7. Grease pans with cooking spray not oil. Saves 100 calories
  8. Enjoy pasta with 1 cup tomato sauce and 1 tbsp Parmesan, instead of Alfredo. Saves 101 calories
  9. Have half a bagel instead of a whole one. That leaves room for 1tbsp PB and 1 cup OJ. Saves 127 calories
  10. Top fro yo with fresh berries, and skip teh chocolate chips and crumbled graham crackers. Saves 114 calories

Sneak in exercise!

  1. Walk to your destination if it takes fewer than 30 minutes to get there.”- Jennifer Bikel
  2. Do bicep curls with any heavy bags you haul to and from work. They’re as unwieldy as kettlebells, so balancing them forces more muscles to fire.”- Marissa Stephenson
  3. Dance with your kids. I even break it down to Toddler Tunes!” -Carla Levy
  4. Clench your butt muscles while climbing stairs.” – Kristen Saladino
  5. See if you can hold a plank pose for three consecutive minutes every day.”- Jaclyn Emerick
  6. Eke out crunches during television commercials.”- Allison Baker
  7. Bike to meet pals on the weekend.”- Alex Samuel
  8. Wear a watch that monitors calorie burn.”- Nicole Kwan
  9. Perform leg lifts and bridges while you talk on the phone.”- Lindsey Palmer
  10. Set your clock 30 minutes ahead so you have time to run before work.”- Lindsey Benoit

About SuzieSloth

I am a Certified Personal Trainer and Martial Arts Instructor with a passion for physical fitness and a background in public health. I love learning new things about the fitness world and about innovations in all health fields. I like to share tidbits that I find in magazines or on the internet with friends and clients. Please feel free to email me with questions or comments, or leave comments on any post on my blog. And make sure to stop by my website: http://www.formfitsfunction.net View all posts by SuzieSloth

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