Did you know that you burn calories brushing your teeth, filling up your basket at a supermarket and even sitting at your desk? Our bodies burn calories for even the most mundane of tasks – and it’s sometimes more calories than you’d expect. Two minutes of teeth brushing burns four calories, pushing the trolley round the shop for half an hour burns 130 calories and just sitting at your desk burns 102 calories. It gets better – you can wave goodbye to 382 calories after seven hours of sleep!

See the full stats in this infographic from Shake That Weight.

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The Surprising Everyday Activities That Burn Calories


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David Wallace

David Wallace is a search & social media marketer who lives in Ahwatukee Arizona with his lovely wife. Interests & hobbies include all things Disney, roller coasters, musicianship and Christianity.

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