Clean the house and lose weight? Where do we sign up?
GETTING YOUR DOSE OF DAILY EXERCISE WHILE KEEPING THINGS TIDY AT THE SAME TIME? SIGN US UP!
TRY USING ANKLE OR WRIST WEIGHTS Strap on these nifty little things to increase exercise benefit. That means your arms and legs will feel a little bit heavier, exerting more effort when you walk or raise your arms. According to the American Council of Fitness, this helps burn five to 15 per cent more calories just through everyday activities!
SKIP ARM DAY AT THE GYM AND WHIP OUT THE VACUUM CLEANER INSTEAD Vacuuming works out your biceps and triceps. Doing at least 30 minutes will burn about 90 calories, which is the same amount of 15 minutes of kickboxing!
WANT TONED SHOULDERS? SCRUB THE BATH Getting rid of stubborn grime will take at least half an hour and burns as much calories as half an hour on the treadmill.
RAKE UP LEAVES This doubles as weight training due to the resistance offered by the leaves. Thirty minutes of this shed at least 225 calories and work all the muscle sets in your body.
“It clears everything up mentally, physically, and you just have a better day.” MINKA KELLY ON WHAT EXERCISE DOES