Laughing is extremely difficult to control consciously. Most people cannot laugh on command.
Laughter almost always occurs during pauses at the end of phrases.
It requires the coordination of many muscles throughout the body. A
good hardy laugh is like a full body workout. It gives your
diaphragm, abdominal, respiratory, facial, leg, and back muscles a
If you want an easy way to trim a few pounds, watch a funny movie or
share a good joke with friends. If you need some new material, try
some of my humor books.
Here is another good way to burn calories. When you kiss someone
for a minute, you both burn about 2.6 calories. According to that
math, that is about 156 calories an hour. I am available for
testing the theory.