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"Some people may scoff at the idea of being able to control your weight without doing regular workouts, but it is possible if you're active and eat a healthy diet like Angie does," says deputy editor Janet Lee, who oversees Shape's fitness coverage. Playing with your kids burns close to 300 calories an hour, but game time is only part of a mom's hectic day. Factor in cleaning (200 calories an hour), cooking (160 an hour), and carrying your children (350 an hour) and you could burn up to 1,000 calories a day!