DIY calorie burners woman digging a garden bed
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10. Dig a Garden Bed

Calories burned per hour: 379
Shoveling dirt benefits your body in two ways: Breaking a sweat is a heart-healthy cardiovascular activity, and unearthing and handling heavy dirt builds up arm, shoulder, and thigh muscles. The same is true for other shovel-ready yard projects, like digging irrigation ditches and planting trees.
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