Leisurely lawn games such as ‘croquet’ are the “slow and steady” side of fitness. Sure, you’re not going to get your cross-train on with any activity that allows you to hold a gin drink in one hand. But a few hours out on the lawn certainly beats the same time spent parked on a couch.
Every little bit counts! Using a mallet to hit a wooden ball around your neighbor’s lawn, croquet players can burn 170 calories per hour.
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