Christmas has come and gone and you have partied into the New Year indulging in all your favourite treats. As we look ahead to 2016 we want to lose weight and we want to lose it fast, try a more tactical and realistic goal. Lose one pound; then repeat. Try one of these tips on how to burn one pound. One pound is equivalent to 3,500 calories. Mix and match these 500-calorie burning workouts every day for a week, and viola, one pound gone.

  • 45-minute jog at a 10-minute mile pace

  • 60-minute cycling session

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

  • 45-minute swimming

  • 45 minute of treading water

  • 2-hour walk at a moderate pace

  • 2-hour Power Yoga class

  • 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.

  • 65 minutes on the skiing

  • 50 minutes of cross country skiing

  • 40-minute jump rope session

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

  • 40 minutes on the rock climbing wall

  • 2 ½ hour hike

  • 2-hour round of tennis

  • 2 and 1/2 hours bowling

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