Have you been over-indulging in Halloween candy? Well, you can burn some of it off watching a scary movie.
Think about it -- when you watch a scary movie your heart races, your muscles tense, and you’ll occasionally scream and reach out to grab the one close to you. You could lose up to 200 calories.
Researchers tested the theory against some of the classic fright flicks. Here are the top calorie-burning scary movies:
- The Shining (184 calories)
- Jaws (161 calories)
- The Exorcist (158 calories)
- Alien (152 calories)
- Saw (133 calories)
- Paranormal Activity (111 calories)
- The Blair Witch Project (105 calories)