How many calories do you Burn in Household Cleaning?
They call it housework for a reason! Here’s how many calories a cleaning session can burn.
Washing may not be the most fun way to “celebrate” but note the upsides: washing the sheets and sweeping away the bunnies of dust will help you cope with seasonal allergies and keep the germs at bay, not to mention burning some extra calories.
Naturally, just because you’ve mopped the floors today doesn’t mean you should miss the workout. But, if you already have cleaning on the agenda, you might be shocked at how much calories you might burn.
For these every cleaning practices check out the calorie counts.
- Mopping: Take care of those dusty, filthy floors with a mopping hour and you’re going to shed 153 calories.
- Washing floors: You can shed as much as 187 calories in just 30 minutes, if your floors need a little extra elbow grease.
- Scrubbing the tub: You may not take as long as those walls. In 15 minutes you will be burning more than 90 calories and maybe you will feel it in those arms too!
- Vacuuming: Vacuuming could make a major dent in your average 10,000 steps a day, depending on the size of your house. In the process you will be burning 119 calories per 30 minutes.
- Sweeping: A 30 minute broom dance will burn 136 calories.
- Washing the car: Skip the drive thru and wash it with hands to burn 153 calories.
- Cleaning windows: Remove the indoor and outdoor grime to let the sun come in. Within 30 minutes you will be burning 167 calories.
- Rearranging the closet: Making cloth choices will burn about 85 calories.
- Redecorating: Painting your bedroom from indoor in 30 minutes burns 167 calories.
- Moving: Got some moving furniture then you’re in luck, you might burn another 100 calories in just 15 minutes, and maybe more if you need to go up and down stairs!
That is how you can Burn Calories in Household Cleaning.
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