We’re supposedly due a heatwave that’s predicted to last for three months, and one thing we’ll all be turning to, to cool down in the sun is an ice cream.
But as delicious as a creamy snack on a stick is, they can be pretty damaging to the waistline.
So what do you do when all you want is an ice-lolly but you’re trying to watch your weight too? Sportsshoes.com have devised the following plan of action – or fitness moves – to help you work off your favourite summer treat. After all, a little of what you fancy does you good…
Magnum – 244 calories
Number of minutes jogging to burn off: 32
Other ways to burn it off: 57 minutes of squats, 68 minutes of mini golf or 57 minutes of push-ups.
Cornetto – 176 calories
Number of minutes jogging to burn off: 22
Other ways to burn it off: 41 minutes of squats, 106 minutes of building sandcastles or 30 minutes of a brisk walk on a sandy beach.
Maxibon – 315 calories
Number of minutes jogging to burn off: 40
Other ways to burn it off: 189 minutes of building sandcastles, 35 minutes of playing ultimate Frisbee or 54 minutes of brisk walking on a sandy beach.