Does shoveling snow count

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29 Posts
Feb 5, 2014 4:48pm
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I just shoveled snow for a good hour and a half and mind you I fell a few times on the ice. Should I count this as some of my workout?

05 Feb
05 Feb
I just did it for an hour, feel great.
05 Feb
I know I was sweating worse from shoveling for that long then I usually do when I do my workouts!
05 Feb
Lol I was going to ask the same thing it felt like a good workout so good enough for me today! :)
05 Feb
Yo lady that is a all around great workout for the entire body.
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726 Posts
Feb 5, 2014 6:43pm
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Yes it does :)
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56 Posts
Feb 6, 2014 3:19am
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Hells yes you should!

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287 Posts
Feb 6, 2014 3:48am
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Of course it's a exercise

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29 Posts
Feb 6, 2014 3:51am
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Thank you everyone!

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19 Posts
Feb 6, 2014 6:59am
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Great question I was wondering the same thing
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278 Posts
Feb 6, 2014 4:14pm
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that's a workout I wish I could do I'm jealous

06 Feb
Yes if you have my fitness pal I did like a half hour of light snow shoveling it was 200 something calories make it count lol
06 Feb
I'm in Tampa it's" sunny and 75" lol
06 Feb
Its been colder than usual here on the GA coast. I even got to see a flake of snow ... not enough to need a shovel ... a teaspoon. Maybe. :-),,
06 Feb
Update: now raining,in Brandon:( lol
06 Feb
Yep.... I did my Its snowing happy dance.... it lasted longer than the snow.
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137 Posts
Feb 6, 2014 4:59pm
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It has to count, its a full body workout...

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13 Posts
Feb 6, 2014 4:59pm
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Yah saw that GA. Got a bit unusual for you all I live in Massachusetts so yah New England snow is common lol so naturally I use shoveling as a calorie burn lol

06 Feb
I would have used an awfully small shovel. :-)
06 Feb
Other areas of ga got way more than us.
06 Feb
A sand castle beach shovel haha
06 Feb
:-) lol
06 Feb
Yes it sure does a great arm workout lol
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9 Posts
Feb 9, 2014 6:41am
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I've burned over 1000 calories shoveling snow (according to my heartrate monitor). I'd definitely track it. It's a great workout! :)
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