Yes, they definitely do! Cardio is still necessary, but all those things are part of an active lifestyle. There are also other things--doing the dishes by hand (b/c standing requires more calories than sitting!), prepping and cooking a fancy meal (or just something that requires more time to make), cleaning really thoroughly (or even trying to clean really fast), walking/biking/etc. the long way to get somewhere, starting/working on a garden, getting up to change the channel on the TV without using a remote, stretching or doing a set of any exercise during commercials, etc.
"Know your limitations. Then defy them."
Pounds Lost this Year:
January - 6 so far
| current weight: 175.8