Sweeping, Mopping Description
Sweeping and mopping are activities that provide increased caloric expenditure, while completing a useful daily task. Muscular endurance is of primary importance for extended periods of sweeping or mopping.
Sweeping, Mopping Risks
Sweeping, Mopping Equipment required
Sweeping, Mopping Applicable substitutions
Muscle groups used
Primary muscles: forearms, triceps, upper back (trapezius, rhomboids and latissimus dorsi) and shouldersAssistance muscles: quadriceps, hamstrings, erector spinae, biceps,obliques and abdominals
Approximately 0.026 Calories per minute per pound of body weight
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