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Did you know that watering houseplants burns the same number of calories as stretching and walking? Scientists at the Mayo Clinic found that increasing simple movements – standing, walking, and talking – can help you burn an additional 350 calories each day. By deconveniencing your home, or changing the environment to make active living easier, you will burn these extra calories without even thinking about it. The absence of items of convenience, like a TV remote or a riding lawn mower, seamlessly adds physical activity into your daily routines.
The questionnaire below will help you score the impact of your current home and yard on your level of physical activity. The answers will show you where you can make small, simple changes to facilitate a naturally active lifestyle.
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