Weight Control

Here’s the guide to calorie-burning activities and the number of calories per hour they consume.

Beating around the bush. . . . . . . . .75 Jumping to conclusions. . . . . . . . 100 Climbing the walls. . . . . . . . . . 150 Swallowing your pride. . . . . . . . . .50 Passing the buck. . . . . . . . . . . .25 Throwing your weight around (depending on your weight). . . .50-300 Dragging your heels. . . . . . . . . . 100 Pushing your luck. . . . . . . . . . . 250 Making mountains out of molehills. . . 500 Hitting the nail on the head. . . . . .50 Wading through paperwork. . . . . . . 300 Bending over backwards. . . . . . . . 75 Jumping on the bandwagon. . . . . . . 200 Balancing the books. . . . . . . . . . .25 Running around in circles. . . . . . . 350 Eating crow. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 Tooting your own horn. . . . . . . . . .25 Climbing the ladder of success. . . . 750 Pulling out the stops. . . . . . . . . .75 Adding fuel to the fire. . . . . . . . 160 Wrapping it up at the day’s end. . . . .12

To which you may want to add your own favorite activities, including:

Opening a can of worms. . . . . . . . .50 Putting your foot in your mouth. . . . 300 Starting the ball rolling. . . . . . . .90 Going over the edge. . . . . . . . . . .25 Picking up the pieces after. . . . . . 350



Weight Control