Gardening is good for your Health & Well Being:

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Bend, twist, reach, and pull.

This may sound like an intensive aerobics class, but these are actually exercises that you do while working in the garden. Researchers estimate that gardening burns an average of 300 calories per hour, while heavy yard work can burn more than 600 calories per hour! Engaging in regular physical activity like gardening is also an excellent way to lower your risk of some cancers.