Health This is how to burn 600 calories doing housework

09:15  14 september  2017
09:15  14 september  2017 Source:   Prima (UK)

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This is how to burn 600 calories doing housework . Research reveals the chores that are bigger burners than a 5km run! Most Popular. Getty Ariel Skelley. By Anya Meyerowitz. 12 September 2017. Whether you're a housework fanatic or you loathe nothing more than when the dreaded dusting day

Burning 500- 600 calories per day can be a practical goal for weight loss. Cutting back your excess calorie intake combined with extra movement can help you maximize reaching your weight loss goals. How do you know how many calories you are burning with different exercises?

This is how to burn 600 calories doing housework © Ariel Skelley / Getty This is how to burn 600 calories doing housework Whether you're a housework fanatic or you loathe nothing more than when the dreaded dusting day rolls around, you'll be excited to hear that it can help you stay in shape and possibly burn double the calories of a morning run. 

A study by the Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI) found that dusting, mopping and cleaning the bathroom are all effective ways to burn calories without having to invest in a gym membership – or actually get dressed.

The study involve five participants tracking their activity via an exercise monitor as they carried out common cleaning tasks.

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Calories Burned by Housework . How Long Do I Have to Do Cardio to Burn 600 Calories ?

Anything between 300- 600 can be expected. How many calories can i burn doing housework ?

The results showed that on average, testers burned 602 calories with two hours of dusting, mopping, cleaning the bathroom, vacuuming and window cleaning, compared with just 374 calories lost during a 5km run.

The highest calorie killer was a 40-minute dusting task which burned 194 calories, while 20 minutes of window cleaning cuts 115 calories. Your 20-minute bathroom blitz could be burning100 calories, while vacuuming for the same length of time used up 86 calories.

And when it comes to the big declutter and cleaning sessions, there's a particularly shiny silver lining...

'Unfortunately, there are some labour-intensive chores that need to be done at least once a year,' according to GHI cleaning expert Verity Mann, 'but the good news is that you will be getting fit while you're doing them.'

This is how to burn 600 calories doing housework

  This is how to burn 600 calories doing housework Research reveals the chores that are bigger burners than a 5km run!A study by the Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI) found that dusting, mopping and cleaning the bathroom are all effective ways to burn calories without having to invest in a gym membership – or actually get dressed.

A boxing match in a ring will burn at least 700 calories , while general sparring with be closer to 600 . No matter how small or light you are, hitting the boxing gym hard is a great way to torch 600 calories . Hit them hard and do them fast, and you can burn 600 calories in a single hour. 5. Rowing.

Use the following estimates, based on a body weight of 150lbs, to help you determine how many calories you might burn doing about an hour of typical daily housework / cleaning: Sweeping x 10 minutes = 37 calories .

So, maybe it's time to ditch those running shoes and invest in a few extra dusters!

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