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Burning Off Those Tricks and Treats Calories

November 3rd, 2011

Calories Burned with a Weighted Vest

Now that Halloween is over and the costumes are put away, you’re probably starting to stress about how you’re going to recover from that bottomless candy bowl taunting you on the counter. Well, no need to fret! Calories are burned with a weighted vest. Take a look at the caloric damage you’ve done, accept it, and then see what exercises you can do to burn that Reese’s off your bottom.

Fun size candy calories:

  • Snickers- 72 calories
  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup- 80 calories
  • Almond Joy- 91 calories
  • Reese’s Nutrageous- 95 calories
  • M&M’s- 90 calories
  • Peanut M&M’s- 93 calories
  • Butterfinger- 100 calories
  • Milky Way- 76 calories
  • Skittles- 80 calories
  • Kit Kat- 73 calories

Ready to make a B-line for the gym after adding up those “fun sized” calories? Before you lace up your kicks, keep reading to see how you can get the most out your workouts this week.

One easy way to kick start calorie burning without changing your workout routine is to simply throw on a Hyper Vest PRO weight vest.

“…by adding resistance to your workout, you can boost your overall caloric output. Resistance in the form of a weighted vest helps to amplify your calorie burning results of any weight-bearing exercise such as running, jumping rope, or playing your favorite sport,” says Kimberly Butts, author of the Livestrong.com article “Weighted Vests to Burn More Calories.” Calories are burned with a weighted vest.

Another great way to get more bang for your caloric buck is with circuit training. According to Harvard Health Publications, on average a 155 pound person will burn 298 calories after 30 minutes of circuit training, and a 185 pound person will burn 355 calories.

Don’t see your favorite candy on this list above? Read the full article on calories in popular Halloween candy onĀ fitsugar.com.

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