11 Lazy Ways to Burn More Calories

BY THE EDITORS OF WOMEN'S HEALTH

You can't give it your all every day...right?

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You might think losing weight is all about hard work at the gym and having a strict eating regimen, but sometimes, even just the smallest amount of effort can deliver major pay-offs. Check out these incredibly simple ways to burn more calories, and for more weight loss tips, check out the March 2015 issue of Women's Health, on sale now.
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Slurp some java
Caffeine can help boost calorie burn for up to three hours. Not into joe? Try tea.
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Hold (un)steady
Using a stability ball can kill 260 more daily cals than parking your butt in a chair.
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Go Paleo-lite
Cut carbs two days a week. Odds are, you'll lose more than full-time devotees.
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Grab some gum
Chew to thwart snacking. Translation: You'll likely eat up to 10 percent less.
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Dial it down
The room temperature sweet spot for melting fat: a cool 64 degrees.
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Order Thai
Spices in this tasty grub can spike your metabolism by 23 percent.
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Take a day off
Strength training twice a week versus thrice a week can yield the same muscle.
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Stay sane
Stressed women work off about 104 fewer calories than those who are calm.
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Skip the second
Knocking back two beers may slow down fat blasting by 73 percent.
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Get fidgety
Tapping your feet or pacing can burn hundreds more cals than being still.
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Sweat for less
Just 10 minutes of moderate exercise helps rev metabolism for an hour.