Are you bored with your summer workout routine? Install a garden as part of your backyard landscape. Why? Gardening is just like going to the gym. Some interesting comparisons:
- Turning compost is like lifting weights.
- Raking is like using the rowing machine.
- Pushing a mower is like walking on a treadmill
Looking at specific calorie burn, a half an hour of digging burns 150 calories, raking a lawn burns 120 calories and pushing a lown mower burns 165 calories.
So lets get gardening!