Get yourself and your garden into shape


Burgon & Ball Stainless Steel Trowel, Fork & Widger Hand Tool SetNew research this week reveals that just two and a half hours of exercise a week is truly the way to a healthier heart.

However this doesn’t mean you have to start an exercise regime to rival an Olympic athlete.

Here are some simple gardening tasks to get you on your way to healthier living.

We have put together the ideal products, along with some quick tips to help you feel the burn in your very own garden…


Burgon & Ball Sieve, Scoop & Weeder Tool Set by Sophie ConranWeeding = Squats!

To maintain a pert bottom (or what fitness professionals call your gluteals) even the most novice gardener can introduce some squats into their weeding. You’ll soon have a derrière to rival Kylie’s – and your garden will be weed free! 

Here is some weeding tools:

Burgon & Ball Stainless Steel Trowel, Fork & Widger Hand Tool Set

Burgon & Ball Sieve, Scoop & Weeder Tool Set by Sophie Conran

Burgon & Ball Wooden Trug Hand Trowel, Fork & Twine Tool Set 


Kuhn Rikon Shears & More & Household Shears

Shearing and Sweeping = Arm Curls!

Shearing hedges, especially above your head, can really give your upper arms a work out. Couple this with the sweeping of the debris afterwards and you have a great full work out for your upper body.

Here is some shearing and sweeping tools:

Kuhn Rikon Shears & More & Household Shears

Lightweight Ratchet Secateurs & Scissors

Ultimate Patio Drive & Pavement Cleaner with 2 Wire Heads & Slab Brush 


500412(2)Raking = Crunches!

Just simply tightening your abdominal muscles whilst doing the common garden chores, such as raking, can strengthen your core and get you one step closer to rock hard abs.

Here is some raking tools:

Golden Gark Multi Purpose Lightweight Garden Rake

Burgon & Ball Set of 2 Long Handled Garden Tools


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