When you think of spring cleaning, it’s hard not to feel conflicted. On one hand, you’re probably looking forward to ridding your house of clutter and refreshing your surroundings. On the other hand, you know it will demand hours upon hours that you you could be spending hiking, biking, or trail running with friends.
Although spending the afternoon in the great outdoors is hard to beat, don’t fret the lost active minutes. You can still burn some serious calories—and maybe even break a sweat—if you get in the spring cleaning spirit. Below, 15 chores that burn more 200 calories an hour*.
Spring Clean Your Way Fit
|Indoor Chores||Calories Burned|
|Outdoor Chores||Calories Burned|
|Mowing the lawn||374|
|General yard work||340|
|Taking out the trash||204|
This article is not intended to substitute for informed medical advice. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat a health problem or condition. Always check with your doctor before changing your diet, altering your sleep habits, taking supplements, or starting a new fitness routine.