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1 1/13/12 8:19 A
My friend wore her heartrate monitor and said she burned 500 calories pretty quickly shoveling the driveway and sidewalks. I use a phone app that uses your normal daily activity level to figure out your calorie goal. If I put that I was light to moderate in daily physical activity, I would think scraping my car once or twice would be included and not counted as extra exercise. If I put "sedentary" then scraping the car would be extra on top of my normal day.
Put a little "body English" in the scraping.Do a few wiggles and dance steps.Have fun while you are scraping the ice.
Fitness Minutes: (63,088)
4,055 1/14/11 4:29 P
well, i started this message. it may not be major exercise, but it sure makes me stretch alot and gets my heart pumping
1/12/11 7:21 A
too bad it is not enough to count
Fitness Minutes: (2,107)
52 1/11/11 11:02 P
While you may be using muscles to scrape that ice off your car and perhaps you can feel the burn, according to the Spark Quiz I recently took, not everything we do counts as exercise, even if it does get our heart rate going some.
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1,180 1/11/11 10:39 P
Or perhaps the 5 inches of snow I brushed off my car last night so I could get home!
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