Easy Ways to Burn Fat While Doing Chores Around the House

Improve your body and improve your home; here's how many calories you'll burn completing common household tasks

Did you know that taking care of your home can also count as a way to take care of your body?

Many around-the-house chores, like painting, lawn-mowing and vacuuming, can also count as exercise. Basically, as long as you’re moving and working, you’re burning calories and improving your health.

To show you the exercise-related effects of working around the house, the folks at GreenPal recently created an infographic that highlights the average amount of calories burned when performing a handful of common household chores.

(But don’t forget: calorie-science isn’t perfect, so these numbers are just an estimate.)

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See more ways to incorporate exercise in your daily routine:
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