Stepping It Up
See How Your Choices Can Add Up
We all have the opportunity to make active choices throughout our day, but often times we choose the path of least resistance. The information below demonstrates how many calories a 135 pound person would burn throughout the day by making physically active choices versus sedentary ones.
This will give you an idea of how your everyday decisions can make a difference. See how every step counts!
By making active choices, we can burn more calories in one day than a sedentary person could burn in an entire week. The information shows how many calories are burned doing everyday activity for 10 continuous minutes.
Activities & Calorie Amounts
(135 pound person for 10 minutes)
Buy a pedometer. Shoot for 10,000 steps or more daily.
Active Choices # of cal burned
Sedentary Choices # of cal burned
Nancy Cohen RDN is an active member of SCAN. Nutritionists in Sports and Cardiovascular Nutrition since 1980.
Information adapted from SCAN.
Nutritionist, Dietitian & Energy Worker