Great Health Tip of the Day: Love Your Garden

April 25, 2012

If you have a lawn or garden, you know all of the work that goes into readying and maintaining a beautiful lot this time of year.  Whether you love spending time mowing, pruning, weeding and digging, or just tolerate it, there is good news!  Time spent on your lawn and garden is actually a great way to get some exercise.  The chart below shows how many calories you burn during 30 minutes of the listed activity, based on your weight.  So if weeding seems like an endless battle this summer, at least you can burn around 300 calories each hour!