After a winter storm, shoveling snow is often a necessity. But it can also be a good workout! If you're ready to get out there and clear the pavement, shoveling snow can burn up to 300 calories per hour depending on your weight. The simultaneous rise in blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen intake make this activity comparable to using a treadmill.
If you aren't on a regular exercise routine, be sure to stretch and warm up before you begin to lift. Reports indicate that roughly 11,500 yearly injuries and medical emergencies are related to shoveling snow.
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