Calories Burned Cleaning & Housekeeping

Calories Burned Cleaning & Housekeeping - Infographic

While it may not be the most exciting way to lose weight, doing various cleaning & housekeeping tasks can certainly contribute to burning calories. It's easy to forget the physical work involved with keeping your home looking ship-shape.Did you know, that by mopping the floor for an hour you can burn off the equivalent of a bag of Walker's crisps? Or that by ironing, you could burn off the calories gained from eating a Freddo bar? Check out these common household activities to see how many calories you can burn per hour... but don't think you can skip the gym this week just because you've mopped some floors!

infographic - calories burned cleaning & housekeeping

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3 Gleem Home / House cleaning staff members inside a  homeroom wearing  purple aprons, white t-shirts with white Gleem logo and yellow rubber gloves on hands holding a cleaning brush, vacuum cleaner and  a mop.