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5 fun ways to lose weight besides going to the gym

  • Who said losing weight had to be a chore?
  • Here are 5 fun ways to do so
fun ways to lose weight besides going to the gym
First Published Mar 31, 2017, 1:19 PM IST


1. Go dancing:    

This can be at your own home, your local Zumba class, or at your local bar. It is said that one can lose up to anywhere between 250 – 700 calories.



2. Clean your home:  

Yes, this mundane chore has some serious potential to burn calories. This includes sweeping, mopping, and even dusting. This can work as a complete body workout, and one can burn up to 1,000 calories.


3. Golfing or Tennis or Squash:    

Pack in a two-in-one punch by a combining a sport of your choice. At least this way you burn your calories while playing competitively. Good for the mind, and good for the body.


4. Hula Hooping:    

What looks like a silly girls play, is actually quite rewarding. It isn’t as simple as it looks.  Try it.



5. Get physical:

Also known as sex. It is a known fact that getting hot and heavy between the sheets aids in burning calories. According to, “On average, sex burns 150 to 250 calories per half hour.”

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