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1/4/13 4:14 P

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Thank you, I will :)


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1/4/13 2:07 P

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CathyJElady, that is another catagory. I think it's moving, carrying boxes. Something like that. Check it out. I was just browsing through it one day and saw all these.
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1/4/13 11:35 A

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I like the heavy housecleaning cardio too. I have used it many times. I only put it down if my heart rate is raised, that is just me. I like to scrub my floors on my hands and knees, so I do get a good work out. I have a large house, so even running around putting things away may raise my heart rate, you know up & down steps and all.
I thought it was Great of SP to have cleaning on here. Sometimes, cleaning is all I get to, but if it is a good cleaning, it works!!
Hope you all have a great day!!

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1/4/13 11:25 A

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Last night I spent an hour scrubbing my mother's floors on my hands and knees. It was a great workout. Definitely a full workout. My 90 year young Mom was thrilled, and I felt really good about it.




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1/4/13 11:18 A

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Cool, this is good to know. Been doing a lot of organizing and renovations!

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1/4/13 10:55 A

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I used this when I took down my tree. just make sure you raise your heartrate.


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1/4/13 10:32 A

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I will have to check this out, as we're moving this weekend so I certainly think that will qualify as Heavy House Cleaning. . .

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1/4/13 8:40 A

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Yes. You can go to calorie counter web-sites and type in the amount of house cleaning you are doing and it will calculate the calories burned.

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1/4/13 8:30 A

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WOW! I did not know that and will check it out. Thank you.

Sharon

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1/4/13 4:31 A

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i use that feature alot been sorting/downsizing when i have extra 15-20 minutes a day..

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1/4/13 2:19 A

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Good question, It is over 40 degrees Celsius here so there isn't much cardio going on, but I have cleaned the house like a whirl wind

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1/3/13 10:41 P

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Thank you!

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1/3/13 9:47 P

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Yes, good luck.

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1/3/13 9:32 P

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Yes. Go to your fitness page and search for "heavy housecleaning".

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1/3/13 9:26 P

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Is there some way to track doing a lot of house cleaning as cardio?

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