Spring Cleaning

20 Apr

1193877_75283702 It’s that time of year when we start thinking about sprucing up our homes and toning up our bodies. 

Here’s a look at how much energy you burn during one hour of some popular Spring cleaning activities.  The numbers are based on a 140-pound woman.  If you weigh more, you’ll burn more; if you weigh less you’ll burn less. 

Activity Calories Burned
Baking 159
Cleaning the Garage 255
Cleaning the House 159
Food prep, Cooking, and Table setting 159
Gardening 318
Ironing 153
Mowing the Lawn (push mower) 350
Painting (interior) 191
Redecorating and Moving furniture 382
Vacuuming 159
Washing the Car 254
Washing the Dishes 153
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