Did you know that gardening for as little as 30 minutes can help you burn those extra calories? Yes, you heard that right! Doing a simple gardening chore in just half an hour can keep you stay fit and active.
When you plant, rake or shovel for 30 minutes, you’re guaranteed to burn more than 150 calories. And if you do these tasks for an hour, you’ll be getting rid of over 300 calories. Wow, that’s pretty amazing!
Many people dislike working out because it seems too tiring, but when you do something you love like gardening, then it won’t seem like a workout at all. You’re simply just doing your thing in the garden without even realizing that you’re burning all those calories. Now that’s a smart way to do your favorite hobby while staying fit and healthy at the same time.
So if you’re looking for a fun and enjoyable form of exercise, you should absolutely give gardening a try. Do it regularly and you’ll be amazed by the things it can do for your health and well-being as well!
To find out how many calories you burn while gardening, check out this handy infographic made by the folks at the U of I Extension. Click the share buttons now to repost it on Facebook and Twitter!
Image Source: University of Illinois Extension