Burning calories with fall chores

How many calories does a 185 pound man burn every hour while cleaning up an October lawn? Men’s Health magazine counted:

  • 270 calories-Sucking leaves up with a riding mower
  • 294 calories-Blowing leaves around
  • 336 calories-Raking leaves
  • 378 calories-Sucking up leaves with a push mower
  • 529 calories-Splitting wood for a cozy fire