Four ways to turn cleaning into a workout

While most of us like the end result of a house clean, it can be hard to muster up the drive to get started. 

Well, how’s this for motivation? The bending and stretching you do when you sweep, vacuum and scrub can be as good for your body as a gym workout! Here are four ways you can tidy up and tone up at the same time.

Workout 1: Bath scrubbing

Getting down on the floor to give your bathtub a good scrub can give your shoulders and the core muscles of your torso a great workout.
Bath scrubbing dos and donts

Workout 2: Sweeping

If you get the motion right, you can sweep your way to a well toned body! Your legs, bottom, stomach and shoulders can all benefit.
Sweeping dos and donts

Workout 3: Vacuuming

The muscles in your legs, bottom, stomach, shoulders and chest are all involved in the act of vacuuming.

Workout 4: Bench wiping

Dull as it may seem, wiping down your kitchen bench tops can be a workout for your upper body, especially your arms and stomach muscles.
Bench wiping dos and donts
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