How To Find Your Go-To Drink And Burn It Off
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How To Find Your Go-To Drink And Burn It Off

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How To Find Your Go-To Drink And Burn It Off

When it comes to staying fit or worrying about how much weight you're losing, we seem to be so fixated on diet and exercise (as we should).

Yet, we tend to overlook the small (or rather large) amount of alcohol we consume. It's no surprise when kids go off to college, and they come home 15 pounds heavier than when they first left. Alcohol becomes part of the college thing, and it clearly comes at a price.

The only way to avoid gaining the excess alcohol weight is to work it off (or not drink at all), but many people don't think about how many calories are in that one glass of liquid courage. And let's be real —it never is just one glass.


Calories: about 110 calories per 12 oz. (varies on the brand).
To burn off: play basketball for 15 minutes.


Calories: about 110 calories per 5 oz. (varies on the brand).
To burn off: elliptical for 10 minutes.


Calories: 97 calories for 1.5 oz.
To burn off: 5 minutes of burpees.

Vodka and Red Bull

Calories: 366 calories per 12 oz.
To burn off: Swim for 55 minutes.


Calories: 369 calories per 12 oz.
To burn off: Jog for about 40 minutes.

Cranberry vodka

Calories: 343 calories per 12 oz.
To burn off: Cycle for 30 minutes.

Gin and tonic

Calories: 255 calories per 12 oz.
To burn off: Stair climbing for 45 minutes.

Long Island Iced Tea

Calories: 529 calories per 12 oz.
To burn off: Jumping jacks for 65 minutes.

Jack and coke

Calories: 308 calories per 12 oz.
To burn off: A brisk walk for 50 minutes.


Calories: 96 calories for a 1.5 oz. shot.
To burn off: Lift weights for 30 minutes.

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