House Cleaning and Body Leaning

Do you not enjoy spring cleaning? If you are like a lot of people, cleaning your home may not be on the top of your priority list when it comes to a fun activity to do.

With the weather warming up and summer around the corner, why not get lean while you clean? To help motivate you, here is what you can do and the calories you can burn and what body part you will be working on.

Since everyone will vary, we have based these tips on a 150-pound person, who is active for 30 minutes.

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Tip One: Moving Boxes

Are you dreading purging and putting things into the storage for the season? Good news though…you can burn 170 calories doing so!

Body Parts worked: Biceps, Triceps, Chest

Tip Two: Spring Window Washing

Time to get those windows spick and span after the winter so you can enjoy the sunlight streaming into your home, while still using up 160 calories!

Body parts worked: Deltoids, Shoulders, Chest

Tip Three: Vacuuming

Put on some music and start vacuuming your home and you can burn up to 85 calories!

Body parts worked: Legs, Glutes, Core

Tip Four: Dusting

Get rid of that dust and pollen around the home and you can also get rid of 51 calories!

Body parts worked: Shoulders, Back, Biceps, Triceps

Tip Five: Painting a Room

Is it time to freshen up that room? With a variety of large sweeping motions combined with small, precise touch ups you can burn up to 150 calories!

Body parts worked: Shoulders, Deltoids, Biceps, Triceps, Glutes

Your Spring Cleaning Tips

Let us know what are some of your favourite way to get in shape while cleaning up around the house.

We hope that these tips will motivate you to spring clean your home so that you will be ready for the summer!

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