Gardening, Digging, Weeding Description
Gardening, digging and weeding are activities which some people find relaxing, rewarding, and ideal for stress management. These activities may help to tone and strengthen muscles while increasing daily caloric expenditure.
Gardening, Digging, Weeding Risks
Gardening, Digging, Weeding Equipment required
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Muscle groups used
Primary muscles: latissimus dorsi, rhomboids, trapezius, shoulders, biceps, triceps, forearms and erector spinae Assistance muscles: quadriceps, hamstrings, chest, obliques and abdominal muscles
Approximately 0.042 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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