How Many Calories Moms Burn in a Day -- Just By Being Moms!

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mom grocery shoppingYou probably don't realize that all the things you do every day, getting the kids ready for school, shopping, playing scary blanket monster, are helping you burn some serious calories! So no more complaining you don't have time for the gym, K? Check out some typical mom activities and the amazing caloric payoff:

 

 


 

 

Are you surprised you are burning THIS many calories?

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Graphic via BodyMedia

diets, weight loss

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flowe... flowerfunleah

If I'm burning all these calories just by being a mom ....why am I not thinner? O_o


lol

Rhond... RhondaVeggie

An hour for grocery shopping? Ninety minutes for getting the family ready? Now I feel like supermom. 

Laura Dunlap

grocery shopping is easily an hour and a half for me....i dreeeeeead that task. that includes the 15 minutes it takes to check out at walmart, of course.

Angie... AngieHayes

I am with flowerfunleah, why do I still not weigh a 100lbs?

court... courtneycatt

I don't see where the 1.5 hours for getting ready in the morning---it's 40 mins tops for us.  BUT I need way more than 1 hour shopping that's why I only do it every other week!!!

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