My husband will be the first person to tell you that I might be a little obsessed when it comes to maintaining a neat and clean house. Ok, make that a lot! I hate seeing dirty dishes in the sink (it’s so gross) and seeing a mountain of laundry waiting to be washed gives me slight anxiety. I just don’t have it in me to leave a project for tomorrow – I have to do it now. My obsession with cleaning is so bad that I swear I sometimes just clean my outside windows for fun on the weekends.
Well if you’re a clean freak like me, I’ve got good news for you. Cleaning is good for our waistlines! No joke. A new study says doing everyday housework can burn the same amount of calories as an hour in the gym. So why put in the double duty, right? Ha! Here’s a little more:[continueReading]
Coming in top with a whopping 560 calories burned is daily washing up for 15 minutes. This burns the same amount as a 2,500 meter swim.
Next is three hours of ironing, which may sound like a lot, but doing a big pile of clothes in one go can work off 420 calories – the same as a Zumba class.