Sunday, 28 September 2014

Calculate Calories Burnt Doing Mundane Household Activities FUN FREE

Now that the weather is getting colder it is often difficult to find outdoor activities to burn calories. But do not worry, help is at hand with some of those mundane household jobs we all love to hate. Here are a few tips on how to burn calories, and have your home looking in tip top condition. You won’t believe the amount of calories you can burn...Calculate Calories Burnt Doing Mundane Household Activities :

Sweep away up to 70 calories in 15 minutes!
Home Cooking
We all know that fresh is best. Cook a homemade meal for you and your family or just you - if you're single like that - and you could burn up to 60 calories for 20 minutes and earn yourself a healthy meal as well. Cook a three course meal and you have gone over to burning up to 120 calories for 40 minutes cooking time!


Not everyone loves to shop, but if you do you can burn up extra calories. Just doing the weekly grocery shopping for 30 minutes can burn up to 100 calories and more. Just imagine if you doubled that to  one hour -  that calculates to burning up to 200 calories or more.

Wash the dishes

Ditch the dish washer and wash up for up to 20 minutes a day and see up to 50 calories drop off. Do this three times a day and you get a lovely 150 calories gone, gone gone!


Just put some headphones on and start to vacuum. Doing this for just 20 minutes and you will burn up to 50 calories. Do the entire house for one hour and this calculates to up to 160 calories.

Sweeping and Mopping

Is that kitchen and bathroom floor in need of some attention? Sweeping and mopping will get those arms moving and help with fat burning  Sweep for 10 minutes and burn up to 30 calories. Mop for 15 minutes and see up to 70 calories swept away!

Cleaning the Home

Time to get dirty! Clean your home until it shines. Just cleaning for 2 hours could burn up to 600 calories.  Clean  for just one hour and you will burn up to 300 calories.


15 minutes of ironing will burn up to 40 calories - so iron , iron and more iron!
  Ironing for up to one hour could burn up to 160 calories! I think it is time to get the iron out!

Doing Laundry

Washing clothes never seems to end...  put one one load on and another load appears!  But take heart, folding and hanging out clothes can calculate to burning up to 40 calories for just 20 minutes!

Weeding the Garden

Keep that garden in prestine condition. Weed for up to 30 minutes and see a 
lovely 153 calories gone, just gone! Weed for longer and an entire meal has been 

Painting the House

The king of calorie burning. Paint for up to one our and see up to 330 calories drop off. 
Wow! Do this for 3 hours and you have painted away an entire 990 calories!! 

Have fun knowing that you are burning calories doing these mundane household chores!
Calculate Calories Burnt Doing Mundane Household Activities.

Friday, 26 September 2014

Crazy Golf Swingers Shoreditch London FUN FREE

 Crazy Golf

Crazy Golf Swingers Shoreditch London 

The Institute of Competitive Socialising brings you Swingers!

Smoothly mixing socialising , good food and drink with golf, Swingers is a must night out whether you are a food, drink or  crazy golf enthusiast.  

Crazy golf with a different swing is brought to you by Swingers in London, Shoreditch.  Set in the trendy district of Shoreditch, a 7000-square warehouse has been transformed in to a nine hole crazy golf course. 

This 1920's themed bar will provide you with all you need for a unique night out. There is something for everyone. Not a golfing fan? Then hit the dance floor and eat and drink to your hearts content!

Food is served up by Pizza Pilgrims -freshly baked Neapolitan pizza - as well as a pop up street food such as Mac Met Cheese , Patty and Bun. 

I think there is load more to come from The Institute of Socialising - watch this space!

For more details about this unique crazy golf experience.

Have fun. Come back and tell us about your evening  out at Swingers.

Monday, 15 September 2014

Where are Cable Cars in London? FUN

Where are Cable Cars in London?
Opened 27th June 2012

Fancy Flying 'Emirates Air Line'? No need to visit an airport, just hop on a London Air Cable Cart to experience a 360 view of London. You can fly Emirates Airline between Royal Docks and the Greenwich Peninsula.

Cable car rides last from 5 minutes to 10 minutes, giving you a full experience of London from heavenly heights. On one side the cable cars terminates near the Excel Centre , Royal Docks termination; on the other side the cable cars terminate near to the O2 Arena, The Greenwich Peninsula. You can get a  great view of the Shard, O2 Arena , Canary Wharf,  the City and Greenwich. The cable cars depart every 10 minutes.

Each cable  car can hold up to ten passengers and two bicycles.

Opening Hours: 7am Monday to Friday  8am,  Saturday 9am Sunday

Fee: Cost of riding an air cable car

Closing times: Up to 8pm during winter months October to March,  and 9pm during summer months April to September.

Note: Opening hours will be extended when events take place locally. 

Trivia...  Double Decker Cable Cars: 

Did you know that some countries have double decker cable cars ?

France has a double decker aerial tramways (cable cars)  that carries 200 people in each cabin at a height of  380m over the Ponturin Gorge. Japan has one that carries 121 people in each cabin. Switzerland has one that carries 60 people in the lower deck and 30 people in the upper deck in the open air!

Enjoy flying Emirates Airways Cable Cars! 

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

A Happy Healthy Lifestyle For You FUN

Happy, you are what you make happy!

As the dark dreary long nights draw in – cold nights loom in London town- it is easy to become inactive and unhappy. The summer months always seem to bring such joy and happiness with them, as opposed to the other seasons. It does not have to be like that. You can change your unhappy mood to one of happiness; it just takes a bit of thought.

Being happy, relaxed and active is good for you and this means it’s good for your health. Happiness can be a  barrier from the stresses and strain of modern day life. A healthy lifestyle should also mean a healthy and happy you. Too much stress can cause you to have many undesirable health issues that we all want to avoid.

The wonderful thing about being happy is you can decide that you are going to be happy and live a stress-free life. Change situations that are stressful and make you unhappy. You may not be able to do this overnight, but you sure can work progressively towards it! No situation remains the same for ever, all things change. When you find yourself in an awful place or situation, know that it can change and you can sometimes make the change occur quicker than you thought possible.

Going out and having fun is a good way to stay happy. Try to avoid arguing with people as this will only cause resentment and make at least one person unhappy. Endeavour to understand different points of views instead of arguing against them and just get along, accepting that we are all different.

How to be healthy and happy!  How to be happy:

Be thankful for whatever little you receive or have. Thank people that help you, thank people around you. Thank the cook for preparing a delicious meal, thank the cleaner, thank the receptionist and  thank the sales assistant that helped you pack your shopping. I thank you, for reading this!

Start the day listening to some relaxing music or just in silence. Try not to start with the depressing news, which will not make you happy but quite the opposite. Most news is bad news, so do you need to hear it as soon as you wake up?

Don’t waste your time. Time is very precious, wasted time cannot be gained back! Read How to gain more Time and have more Energy. Have you looked at your time recently?  Write yourself a list, set goals and then prioritise.

Start to laugh more. Find amusement in situations or tell a joke to a friend. Laughter is a wonderful tonic for many problems. 

Stay away from places that have extremely loud noises, toxins and are hazardous.

Express your feelings, affections, friendship and passion to people around you. They will most likely reciprocate your actions. Don’t keep pent up anger of frustrations, your health will suffer. Find ways of expressing yourself in a way that will not upset or harm other people.

Achieving your set goals by working hard is a great way to feel healthy and happy. We all like to feel that we have accomplished something – this makes us happy!

Try to learn something new as often as you can. Learning develops the mind and increases your brains functions. You can find out about so many interesting topics by just having an open mind and reading a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, doing different activities and visiting fun places.

Go out and have fun. Visit places that interest you. Go out for a simple run, jog or walk. You will feel invigorated and happy. Your body was made to be active.

Have fun today. What makes you happy? Leave your happy thought below! Thanks.


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