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Burn Calories While Spring Cleaning

Healthy To-Do: Burn Calories While Spring Cleaning


Spring has sprung, so now it's time for some Spring cleaning. Maybe dusting and organizing clutter is not the most exciting way to spend your weekend, but you'll feel so much better you'll feel when it is all done. Go ahead and clean out your closet, dust under your bed and on top of the fridge, vacuum your mattress to get rid of dust mites, and open up the windows to get some fresh air circulating. A huge plus is you'll also be burning some major calories too. To find out how many read more.

These calculations are based on a 130-pound woman.


Activity: Calories burned per 30 minutes:
Mopping or sweeping the floor 85
Dusting 85
Gardening/weeding 140
Ironing 74
Doing laundry 73
Mowing the lawn 163
Mowing the lawn (push mower) 172
Raking the lawn 125
Rearranging furniture 101
Washing dishes 85
Washing the car 101
Washing windows 85
Cleaning out the garage 101

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