Housework may seem like a chore that many of us will avoid at any costs, however it can actually be therapeutic, relieve stress and best of all it can burn a decent number of calories!

So how many calories are we talking?

170
calories
per hour

Hoovering

This everyday cleaning activity is a great calorie burner and can burn about 170 calories per hour!

150
calories
per hour

Cooking

Most people think cooking is a fairly simple and easy task however it can actually burn up to 150 calories per hour!

240
calories
per hour

Sweeping or mopping

Sweeping or mopping the floor is a great upper and lower body workout and can burn about 240 calories per hour – that’s the equivalent to a standard chocolate bar!

250
calories
per hour

Gardening

Soaking up some Vitamin D from the sun whilst working on the garden can be very therapeutic and great for our mental and physical health. You can burn about 250 calories per hour of gardening!

325
calories
per hour

Cutting the grass

By using a push mower to cut your grass you can burn up to 325 calories per hour!

https://www.thehealthy.com/weight-loss/6-household-chores-that-burn-major-calories/