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Calories Burned - Shoveling Snow

Shoveling snow can be considered both a cardio and strength exercise, depending on how much snow you have to shovel. With all that walking, pushing, lifting and moving, you can count shoveling snow toward your exercise for the day. Not only will your legs get a workout but your upper body and lower back muscles will definitely benefit from the strength training you're getting by snow shoveling. Help out a neighbor to burn even more calories. However, you should keep these precautions in mind when shoveling snow to make sure do it as safely as possible. How many calories you burn shoveling snow depends on your speed, weight and gender. You can see how many calories you burn shoveling snow using the calculator below.

Calories Burned:  81