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DAILY EXERCISE FOR THE NON-ATHLETIC

Proper weight control and physical fitness cannot be attained by dieting alone. Many people who are engaged in sedentary occupations do not realize that calories can be burned by the hundreds by engaging in strenuous activities that do not require physical exercise.

Here's the guide to calorie-burning activities and the number of calories per hour they consume.

Beating around the bush. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Jumping to conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Climbing the walls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Swallowing your pride. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Passing the buck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Throwing your weight around
(depending on your weight). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50-300
Dragging your heels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
Pushing your luck. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  250
Making mountains out of molehills. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  500
Hitting the nail on the head . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Wading through paperwork . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300
Bending over backwards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  75
Jumping on the bandwagon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  200
Balancing the books. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Running around in circles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350
Eating crow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225
Tooting your own horn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Climbing the ladder of success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 750
Pulling out the stops. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Adding fuel to the fire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
Wrapping it up at the day's end. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12

To which you may want to add your own favorite activities, including:

Opening a can of worms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  50
Putting your foot in your mouth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300
Starting the ball rolling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
Going over the edge. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Picking up the pieces after. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 350

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