Calories Burned - Mowing Lawn: Push, hand

Just because you're not running, swimming, biking or engaging in another common exercise doesn't mean you're not being active and burning calories. In fact, yard work can also make quite the workout. Mowing the lawn is no exception. Mowing is great for burning calories and building muscle and can be used as a form of meditation as well. Of course, it depends on how large your lawn is, but by pushing a hand mower, you're engaging in the most difficult way to mow a lawn, which can mean more health benefits for you. For comparison, see how many fewer calories you'd burn with a power push mower. How many calories you burn mowing depends on your speed, weight and gender. To see how many calories you burn mowing the lawn with a push, hand mower, use the calculator below.

Calories Burned:  74