If you’re struggling to find time to exercise because you have to feed the kids or take them to sport, we have some good news for you: being a parent can torch some serious fat.
According to a new study conducted by Wren Kitchens, parenthood can burn 50, 884 calories a month or 1478 calories a day. That equates to 42,759 burpees a month.
For their research, they recruited 1000 adults with kids aged between 3 and 6 years of age. Participants were surveyed on their daily activities and the time spent. Using a calorie calculator, they worked out the average calorie expenditure.
Here’s the breakdown of calories burnt from daily activities:
Here’s the breakdown of calories burnt from weekly activities:
But if you’re after some more creative ways to integrate a sweat sesh into your day of fatherhood, take note from Sam Wood. He’s designed the perfect workout where you can include your little one. Check it out here.