outdoor activities enjoyed spring and summer are great ways to expend pent-up winter energies—-get out, enjoy and burn those calories—–in a 30 minute period according to The Cooper Institute via IDEA Fitness Journal, May/2010 we use the following amount of calories:

watering lawn, 63;          playing disk, 125;       golfing, 146;            planting seeedlings, 188;      singles tennis, 334;      and    cleaning gutters, 209(OH JOY!!!!)