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Pro Fitness Network
183 E. Glenarm Street
Suite 101, 107, & 108
Pasadena, CA 91105
626-799-7243
Monthly Specials:

$10 Off
of Your First Massage
(New Clients Only)
The Importance of Massage:
Muscles under strain, such as stress or exercise, can bein to become “sticky”, causing pain and limiting their ablity to perform optimally.  Massage is one of the only techniques which will restore them to their proper performance.  Regular massages will enhance and increase the effectiveness of the athlete’s workout.
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50% Off
of Your First
Acupuncture
Treatment
(New Clients Only)
Acupuncture can be used to treat any sort of pain, whether it be a headache, backache, neck pain, anxiety, stress, or gastrointestinal disorders; acupuncture can even help you quit smoking or lose weight.
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Call Marcos Alfaro
(626) 434-9822
Burning Calories with

Everyday Activities

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If the thought of working up a sweat on the treadmill at the gym to burn calories doesn’t appeal to you, you’ll be happy to know that you can burn plenty of calories just by doing everyday activities.  Research shows that people who are physically active during the day can burn an extra 300 calories per day.  Over 12 days, that can add up to an extra pound of weight loss.

NEAT calories accounts for the energy that you expend when youa re not sleeping, eating or doing structured physical activities.  NEAT calories include things like walking or riding a bike for transportation, typing on the computer, working in the yard and cleaning the house.

Burning NEAT calories (Based on a 150 pound person doing an activity for 30 minutes):

  • Raking leaves = 147 calories
  • Gardening = 153 calories
  • Moving = 191 calories
  • Vacuuming = 119 calories
  • Cleaning the house = 102 calories
  • Playing with the kids = 136 calories
  • Mowing the lawn = 205 calories
  • Strolling = 103 calories
  • Sitting and watching TV = 40 calories
  • Biking to work = 220 calories

Burning Calories: A Little More Everyday

If you are trying to increase the calories you burn, make an effort to do more spontaneous physical activities throughout your day.  Reduce the time you spend sitting, while adding calorie-burning activities to your daily routine.

  • Walk down the hall to see a colleague rather than making a phone call or sending an e-mail.
  • Take the stairs instead of an elevator or escalator.
  • Clean your house instaed of using a cleaning service.
  • Take your dog out for more frequent walks.
  • Ride your bike or walk to work rather than driving.