Calorie Burning Chart for Your Spring Cleaning

If you are like me, you have taken time recently to do some (or a lot of) deep cleaning around the house. Here are some approximate figures on how many calories are burned when doing certain chores. It’s nice to know that you can kill two birds with one stone!

From Weight-by-date

Task or Chore

120 Lbs

150 Lbs

180 Lbs

210 Lbs

240 Lbs

Chopping Wood – 30 mins

170

212

254

297

339

Farming (Baling Hay) – 30 mins

222

277

332

388

443

Farming (Driving Harvester or Tractor) – 30 mins

70

87

104

122

139

Farming (Feeding Horses or Cattle) – 30 mins

126

157

188

220

251

Farming (Forking Straw, Cleaning Barn) – 30 mins

223

279

335

391

446

Farming (Milking by Hand) – 30 mins

84

105

126

147

168

Farming (Shoveling Grain) – 30 mins

154

192

230

269

307

Gardening – 30 mins

147

184

221

258

294

Grocery Shopping – 30 mins

75

94

113

132

150

Mopping Floor – 30 mins

111

139

167

195

222

Moving Furniture or Carrying Boxes – 30 mins

186

233

280

326

373

Mowing (Push Mower) – 60 mins

270

337

404

472

539

Painting – 60 mins

280

350

420

490

560

Raking Lawn – 30 mins

118

148

178

207

237

Shoveling Snow – 30 mins

171

214

257

300

342

Vacuuming – 30 mins

376

470

564

658

752

Walking Down Stairs – 5 mins

14

17

20

24

27

Walking Up Stairs – 5 mins

34

42

50

59

67

Washing dishes – 30 mins

63

79

95

111

126

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