Losing weight can be hard and sometimes even so frustrating. But when you lose weight while doing the things that you usually already do, it doesn’t feel as hard, right? Did you know that you can help your weight loss journey by doing household chores? So put your workout outfit on and let’s talk about the best 10 Household chores for weight loss.
Tidying And Cleaning The House
Next time that you are dusting try to incorporate fitness move into it, Stretching your arms will help to build some muscle as well as for your legs if you bend up and down to reach all those tricky behind your TV stand. Dusting can burn around 50 calories per 30 minutes.
While making the beds, you can incorporate some squads to intensify the household chore. Making the beds can burn around 130 calories per 13 minutes.
Sweeping & Mopping the Floor
While sweeping and moping try to work out on your core and arms. Strong strokes will help to raise the energy used in this household chore. Sweeping and mopping for about an hour can burn anything between 180 to 230 calories. Its worth having a sparkly clean floor, doesn’t it?
Doing the Laundry
Try to stand up while doing laundry so that you can increase more movement. Focus on every move as folding clothes isn’t a very active chore. Ironing works a lot of your arms muscles which is great though. Adding some squads while you are ironing might be worth trying. Doing laundry and ironing can burn around 70 calories (each) if you do it for about 30 minutes.
Gardening can be a great work that is even hard to believe that this is a household chore. Gardening is a fantastic strengthening workout for your arms, and you can also add some squads to the mixture and work on your glutens when you are taking care of some tulips. Gardening can burn around 315 calories for about 30 minutes of work. Yes, 315 calories! Gardening is one of the best household chores for weight loss!
Rake Your Yard
This is a lot like doing the vacuum and 30 minutes of arms and core work out will burn around 220 calories!
Washing your car can be a full workout and can burn you around 140 for 30 minutes of work.
This is an intense workout, especially for your arms. 30 minutes of cutting wood and you can burn around 150 calories.
How annoying is to wake up to find your driveway full of snow? Well, now maybe a little less, since shoveling snow can burn 220 calories per 30 minutes.
Paint a Room
Painting it’s not only relaxing for your mind but also for your body. You can burn anything around 160 calories for 30 minutes of painting a room, or a few…
Cooking is fun, but better start preparing some healthy meals, because cooking burns only around 75 calories for 30 minutes. You can, of course, get creative and add some extra moves to increase your calorie burn. What about some salsa?
If you have ankle or wrists weights, then consider putting them on for adding strength. I hope you had fun learning about some of the best household chores for weight loss. Workouts will never be the same after this, right?