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How Long Does it Take to Burn Off Your Favorite Cocktail?
If you're consistently working out, making healthier meal choices … and hitting up happy hours, your boozing might be what's holding you back from reaching your weight-loss goals. READ: 15 Things Bartenders Hate About Serving You If you tend to toss back two or three on any given night without considering the calories your imbibing, the following list will help. We took a look at just how many minutes you'd have to run to burn off your favorite (standard-sized) bar drinks. What's more, this list will keep you cognizant of your choices as the holiday party invites start rolling in! (Note: All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman and a 10-minute mile.)
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Manhattan

Calories in one Manhattan: 130 To burn off one, run for 14 minutes. Calories in three Manhattans: 390To burn off three, run for 40 minutes.

Rum and Coke

Calories in one rum and Coke: 156To burn off one, run for 16 minutes. Calories in three rum and Cokes: 468To burn off three, run for 48 minutes. RECIPE: The Mayan Manhattan at Del Frico's Grille

Long Island Iced Tea

Calories in one Long Island Iced Tea: 276 To burn off one, run for 29 minutes.  Calories in three Long Island Iced Teas: 828 To burn off three, run for 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Margarita

Calories in one margarita: 278 To burn off one, run for 29 minutes.  Calories in three margaritas: 834 To burn off three, run for one hour and 26 minutes. READ: 10 Things You Never Knew About Tequila

Mojito

Calories in one mojito: 257 To burn off one, run for 27 minutes.  Calories in three mojitos: 770 To burn off three, run for one hour and 16 minutes.

Martini

Calories in one martini: 135To burn off one, run for 14 minutes.  Calories in three martinis: 405 To burn off three, run for 42 minutes. READ: 5 Classic Cocktails You Should Know How to Make

Beer

Calories in one light beer: 102To burn off one, run for 11 minutes. Calories in three light beers: 306To burn off three, run for 32 minutes. Calories in one regular beer: 153To burn off one, run for 16 minutes. Calories in three regular beers: 458To burn off three, run for 47 minutes.

How Long Does it Take to Burn Off Your Favorite Cocktail?

If you're consistently working out, making healthier meal choices … and hitting up happy hours, your boozing might be what's holding you back from reaching your weight-loss goals. READ: 15 Things Bartenders Hate About Serving You If you tend to toss back two or three on any given night without considering the calories your imbibing, the following list will help. We took a look at just how many minutes you'd have to run to burn off your favorite (standard-sized) bar drinks. What's more, this list will keep you cognizant of your choices as the holiday party invites start rolling in! (Note: All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman and a 10-minute mile.)

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