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Daily Exercise for the Non-Athletic

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A calorie guide citing a recent medical association report:

"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 &md; 75 Jumping to conclusions &md; 100 Climbing the walls &md; 150 Swallowing your pride &md; 50 Passing the buck &md; 25 Throwing your weight around (depending on your weight) &md; 50-300 Dragging your heels &md; 00 Pushing your luck &md; 250 Making mountains out of molehills &md; 500 Hitting the nail on the head &md; 50 Wading through paperwork &md; 300 Bending over backwards &md; 75 Jumping on the bandwagon &md; 200 Running around in circles &md; 350 Eating crow &md; 225 Tooting your own horn &md; 25 Adding fuel to the fire &md; 150 Opening a can of worms &md; 50