How to Burn Calories Around the House

This post may contain affiliate links. For more info please read the full disclosure statement

cleaning tools

Many New Years Resolutions have weight loss of one sort or another on the list. I know my list does.  I am still battling this bug, and don’t want to work out yet.   So, I got to thinking, there are other ways to loose weight.  I am a multi-tasker by nature!  You can burn calories doing everyday household chores, playing with the kids, and I am sure doing it with a little one on your hip burns even more. LOL

Here are a few numbers to help you see how many calories you are burning around the house. 

  • Showering & Getting Dressed 26 Calories every 10 minutes
  • Grocery Shopping 130 calories an hour
  • Vacuuming, Sweeping, and Mopping 100 calories every 20 minutes
  • Washing Car 300 Calories an hour
  • Ironing Clothes 150 Calories an hour
  • Walking 220 calories an hour
  • Gardening 360 Calories an hour
  • Mowing the grass (push mower) 400 calories an hour
  • Dancing 400 Calories an hour

Comments

  1. i think i’ll dance while i’m gardening for the maximum burn….i’m listening to music anyway…i’ll just have to be careful with that shovel….lol

Speak Your Mind

*