It's that time of year where you get the itch to put some order into your home. Doctors belive that even with short bouts of mild exercise can help improve your fitness level. So yes chores around your house and gardening can burn cloriets along with stretching and toning your muscles.
All though its not likely to give you a perfect swimsuit body doing some sort of moderate activity for 30 minutes or more ever day can bring some real health benefits. Now if you add the 30 min you spend doing exercising like walking or biking to your 30 minutes of doing chores you are getting a full hour of exercise. If your trying to lose weight it is recommended that you get 6o minutes a day of exercise. Yeah!!
A person that is 150 pounds here are the number break down for calories burned every 30 min.
Activity: with Calories Burned every 30 min My Number 1 favorite thing about cleaning is vacuuming!! It burns: 130 Washing windows: 100 Washing dishes: 75 Washing the car: 155 Moping the floor: 155 Dusting: 85 Gardening: 184 Doing the laundry: 75 Mowing the lawn: 152 Weeding the yard: 155
These are just to name a few, So hop to it! Cleaning counts!