You’ll Be Surprised To Know How Many Calories You Burn Doing These Everyday Activities

11Standing

This may just be the one thing we all have to do every single day of our lives. Whether it’s at the grocery store, at the coffee shop or at the bus stop, we have to stand, whether we like it or not. Instead of sulking and ruining our mood, we should know that standing for 30 minutes burns 75 calories! Standing for an hour and a half, though painful, equals 20 minutes at the gym.

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12Washing dishes

A task we all hate but have to do is washing dishes. The next time you’re doing this boring and loathsome task, know that you are also burning quite a few calories. 30 minutes of washing burns 66 calories. This may just be the only bright side of this boring task.

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13Dusting

Most people like to keep their house neat and tidy. On weekends or during holidays, all of like to do a bit of dusting to make sure our house is clean. 30 minutes spent dusting can burn 80 calories. This is sure to be good to know for those people who cannot tolerate an ounce of dust and are perpetually cleaning everything!

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14Shopping

Another daily activity that all adults have to undertake is shopping. While some people really enjoy it, others loathe it. You should know that 30 minutes at the store can burn about 98 calories. An hour of shopping equals to 10 minutes at the gym. This is sure to be good news for shoppers who love spending time looking for stuff.

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15Cooking

Another daily activity adults have is to cook. Some of us cook for ourselves, while others do it for their spouses or families. Cooking a meal for about 30 minutes burns 74 calories. We usually take an hour to complete cooking a full meal. Apart from enjoying the smells and sights of cooking, also know that you’re burning calories!

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