This Month's MagazineDining and SpiritsArts and EntertainmentTravel and LeisureHome and Real EstateHealth and WellnessShopping & FashionEvents and PicsElegant Wedding Magazine

Bookmark and share

Issue Date: December 2010


Burning Winter Calories


Amber Matheson
  1. Just scraping by. No matter how bad the weather gets, says Cimperman, cleaning off your car can't take more than 10 minutes. "The extra calories burned might be 25 to 50," she says. Still, that's an extra piece of candy.
  2. Drive time. Shoveling snow is a much more lucrative workout in terms of calories. "In one hour, you'll burn about 400 calories," Cimperman says. It's the equivalent of a brisk, 4 mph walk. Pushing a snowblower? You'll still burn around 300 calories. "You get a pretty good burn with both of them," she says.
  3. Light it up. Cimperman estimates you'll burn about 100 calories per hour at this cumbersome task but notes that it all depends on the decorator. "Different people are more efficient in their activities than others," she explains. "Depending on how much effort you're exerting, the calories might be a little bit higher or lower."

Comments. All comments must be approved by our editorial staff.
 
Choose an identity
Other Anonymous
 
Name 
Website 
All of these fields are optional.
CAPTCHA Validation
Retype the code from the picture
CAPTCHA Code Image
Speak the code Change the code
 


Home | Subscribe | Archives | Advertise | Newsstands | Contact Us | Jobs | Legal
© Cleveland Magazine 2014 | P: (216) 771-2833 | F: (216) 781-6318 | 1422 Euclid Ave. Suite 730 Cleveland, Ohio 44115
This site is a member of the City & Regional Magazine Association