Most of us get in the mood to do a little spring cleaning when warmer weather rolls around, but what about house cleaning in the fall? When the weather starts to turn, I tend to want to tidy up and organize. The urge to purge is strong, and I'll find myself cleaning out and organizing the pantry, weeding through my closet for clothing items, shoes and accessories I am no longer interested in, and sending them off for donation.
How To Turn House Cleaning Into A Workout
But let's be honest: cleaning the house can be a real back breaker. But it can also be a real calorie-burning workout, too!
Did You Know?
That means if you spent a few hours dusting, mopping and vacuuming, you could potentially shed over 500 calories! Even doing simple daily tasks such as taking out the trash can be a good opportunity to do some bicep curls or squats--depending on your trash, those bags can be quite heavy, so proceed with caution!
Before you get going with your housecleaning workout, check out this fun infographic from Happy Cleans to learn how you can lose weight by house cleaning:
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The professionals at Happy Cleans have more than great workout advice for you; below are some of the cleaning products and accessories they use and recommend:
Do you have any cleaning tips, tricks or hacks you'd recommend? Let me know in the comments below!
3/8/2018 11:49:38 am
I'll have to keep this in mind the next time I don't feel like cleaning! I'll also have to show this to my husband. Thanks!!
3/8/2018 12:10:58 pm
I love this! House work definitely can count as a work out! Thanks for sharing!
3/9/2018 01:59:52 pm
Such a clever way to combine cleaning and exercise!! Going to try this out during the weekend!
3/9/2018 10:47:53 pm
OMGosh!!! This is fantastic! It's fun to learn how many calories are burned when doing household chores. I love the fun exercises to do while you clean! So darn awesome!
4/2/2018 05:20:08 pm
This is great motivation for cleaning! I love the new look of your blog, Looks great girl! :)
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