The average British home-owner spends more than 16 hours a week cleaning their home – that’s the equivalent of 2 hours and 23 minutes a day!
So ditch the gym membership and pull out the feather duster – cleaning and decorating your home can be just as beneficial as jumping on the treadmill. You’ll never have to feel guilty about missing a workout again as research suggests you can burn as many calories around the house, undertaking the most common cleaning and decorating jobs, as you can in the gym.
Housework is a cheaper and more productive way to burn loads of calories, so find out what you can do around your home and how it compares to working-out at the gym:
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