Half an hour's worth of ironing burns about 70 calories while simultaneously toning the muscles of the upper body. Be sure to maintain good posture while standing at the ironing board and press down firmly. Switch hands periodically so you don't overdevelop one arm, unless you feel this may be detrimental to the quality of your ironing or the safety of your garment.
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If you're the kind of person that finds it hard to find the time to exercise or hates sweating in public, the workout regime may be right under your nose. Many household chores are great for calorie burning and muscle toning so there’s no excuse not to get stuck into a domestic workout.
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