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Hi everyone,
I read this earlier and thought it was a great reminder how little things we do can help to make big changes for us. Here are some calorie burning ideas (with information about how many calories you actually burn).

Bathing dog emoticon (to look and smell pretty for guests!): 15 minutes = 56 calories

Wrapping gifts emoticon or making crafts (hello party favors): 30 minutes = 48

Bagging grass & leaves emoticon : 30 minutes = 127 calories

Light baking emoticon (of all your favorite treats): 1 hour = 159 calories

Tending bar for guests emoticon (not drinking it yourself!): 1 hour = 146 calories

Changing bed linens (for the out-of-towners) emoticon : 15 minutes = 40 calories

Loading & Unloading the car emoticon (suitcases, groceries, emoticon kids): 10 minutes = 32 calories

Carrying groceries emoticon : 5 minutes = 13 calories

Taking out Trash: 2 minutes = 5 calories

Carrying wood or lumber emoticon (Marshmallows not included): 5 minutes = 26 calories

General to Heavy house cleaning emoticon : 1 hour = 191 calories

Clearing dishes from the table: 5 minutes = 13 calories

Washing dishes by hand emoticon : 15 minutes = 37 calories

Dusting: 15 minutes = 40 calories

Family Reunion emoticon (includes sitting, talking and eating…not fighting): 1 hour = 95 calories

Food preparation emoticon : 1 hour = 195 calories

Flag Football (fun for the whole family) emoticon : 1 hour = 508 calories

Putting away groceries emoticon emoticon emoticon : 5 minutes = 13 calories

Quick nature hike after dinner emoticon : 15 minutes = 95 calories

Light jogging (to get away from scary relatives) emoticon : 15 minutes = 127 calories

Mowing lawn (pushing power mower): 20 minutes = 95 calories

Mopping floors: 15 minutes = 56 calories

Playing catch emoticon (baseball or football): 30 minutes = 79 calories

Raking lawn: 30 minutes = 137 calories

Grocery shopping (with cart): 30 minutes = 73 calories

Grocery shopping (with basket): 30 minutes = 79 calories

Socializing while standing emoticon : 1 hour = 127 calories

Hope this can help to motivate you to burn some calories today!


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