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Spring Cleaning Burns The Same Calories As Running a Marathon

Who needs the gym when all you have to do is clean your house, I mean really clean your house. A study by PromotionalCodes.org.uk reveals that Spring cleaning (3,655 calories) burns more calories than running a marathon (between 2,500 and 3,500 calories). Here’s the break down:

 

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Chore Calories

Vacuuming (1 hour) 238 calories

Dusting (2 hours) 340 calories (170cl per hour)

Emptying, cleaning, repacking cupboards (4 hours) 952 calories (238cl per hour)

Scrubbing the floor (1 hour) 258 calories

Climbing up and down loft (20 mins) 181 calories (544cl per hour)

Turning mattresses and making beds (1 hour) 136 calories

Moving heavy furniture (2 hours) 476 calories (238cl per hour)

Cleaning windows (3 hours) 612 calories (204cl per hour)

Cleaning external doors (1 hour) 204 calories

Deep clean bathrooms (1hour) 258 calories

Happy Spring Cleaning!

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