Your body does not burn calories only during exercise but every time, you perform an activity and especially during household chores, which uses the same physical movements that you do in the gym.
Grab your rubber gloves and start cleaning!
- Vacuum carpets and floors
Vacuuming for 30 minutes burns around 100 calories. Do dance moves to pump up the burn.
- Wash the Car
Washing the car by hand for 30 minutes burns 135 calories.
- Clean up after a meal
30 minutes of washing dishes by hand and cleaning up the kitchen with moderate intensity gets rid of 185 calories.
- Mop the floor
Sweeping the floor for 30 minutes can burn up to 130 calories. This chore is great for toning arms and shoulder muscles.
- Clean the windows
Spending 30 minutes cleaning dirty windows throughout the house can burn up to 200 calories and help you build strong arms.
- Do the laundry
Loading and unloading the washing machine, hanging up the clothes and putting them away, can burn up to 80 calories in an hour.