Whether you are vacuuming, dusting, or ironing, your daily caloric expenditure will rise when you are doing general housework. Although these tasks contribute little to general fitness, they may provide some minimal strengthening and flexibility benefits for those who are normally sedentary.
Housework Equipment required
Housework Applicable substitutions
Muscle groups used
Primary muscles: shoulders, trapezius, rhomboids, latissimus dorsi, triceps and forearmsAssistance muscles: quadriceps, hamstrings, erector spinae and biceps
Approximately 0.027 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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