32 exercises to help you lose one pound.

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cardio-exercises It's well known that one pound is equivalent to 3,500 calories. Here are 32 exercises to help you reach your one pound loss goal.

Mix and match these 500-calorie burning workouts every day for a week, and presto, one pound gone. (Calories burned are an average)

1. 45-minute jog at a 10-minute mile pace

2. 60-minute cycling session

3. 90 minutes on the elliptical

4. 50 minutes on the Stairmaster

5. 70 minutes of resistance training – i.e. lifting weights

6. 45-minute breaststroke swim

7. 45 minute of treading water

8. 2-hour walk at a moderate pace

9. 1-hour Zumba class

10. 2-hour Power Yoga class

11. 90-minute Pilates class

12. 1-hour Barre class. A new workout craze, these ballet-inspired classes slim and tone the body with pulsing movements that target the core, arms and lower body.

13. 1 hour of dancing. Head to a studio or round up the girls for a night out.

14. 65 minutes on the ski slopes

15. 50 minutes of cross country skiing

16. 40-minute jump rope session

17. 70-minute fist fight with the punching bag. Word of advice: You may want to break this one up into two sessions to protect the knuckles.

18. 3 hours of shopping. To get the most out of opening your wallet, skip the escalators and hit the stairs like Hayden Panettiere.

19. 50 minutes of hula hooping. Yep, Kelly Osbourne was on to something. The childhood pastime burns 10 calories a minute.

20. 50 minutes of shoveling snow

21. 40 minutes of martial arts

22. 40 minutes on the rock climbing wall

23. A 50-minute beach volleyball game. The sand’s unstable surface helps you burn more calories in a shorter time frame.

24. 60 minutes on the rowing machine

25. 90-minute ride on horse back

26. 90-minute kayak ride

27. 2 ½ hours golfing, but make sure you carry the clubs!

28. 2 ½ hour hike

29. 2-hour round of tennis

30. 60 minutes surfing

31. 2 and 1/2 hours bowling

32.  2 hours of sex. To calculate how many calories you burn the next time you have sex, multiply the time in minutes by 4.2 (for men) or 3.1 (for women) to read more about this go here.