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7 Ways to Burn Calories on Thanksgiving Day

6. Touch Football with the Family–1 Hour

This year keep the family occupied by bundling up and heading outside. See the leaves at their peak (depending on where you live) and enjoy the crisp air. Enjoy a traditional game of touch football. Getting competitive can be a great way to burn calories after indulging in a massive meal.

Calories Burned: 471

7. Snoozing After the Meal–1 Hour

After downing two days worth of calories in one meal of course you’ll need a snooze and who knew that you would actually be burning calories while you were sleeping? Just another way to burn off that bird though it’s likely not the fastest way. You’d have to sleep for 56 hours to burn off the meal completely so unless you’re a bear in hibernation, that seems unlikely.

Calories Burned: 53

Total Calories Burned: 2,151

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10:56AM PST on Nov 7, 2012


11:01AM PDT on Aug 28, 2012

balancing calories consumed with calories burned is a good reminder

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11:38PM PST on Nov 28, 2011

My friend emailed the link for your post , good reading, I will pass it along.i think this site has also some great information - Green Life

5:08AM PDT on Nov 3, 2011

Thanks for the article.

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7:14AM PST on Dec 5, 2010

I'm sure frazzled mom burned a few calories watching her college babies legally drink wine with everyone.

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