How Many Push-Ups Would It Take to Power Your Life?

Shaunacy Ferro

Modern life can be energy-intensive. Even basic things that we use every day, like electric toothbrushes, need to be charged sometimes. But just how much energy does your daily routine require?

Let’s think of it in terms of the energy that you yourself can generate. How many push-ups would you need to do to generate the amount of power that runs your computer all day? How about what it takes to heat your lunch in the microwave? Energy marketplace SaveOnEnergy has the answers:

To put things into perspective, look at how high you'd have to climb to generate the same amount of energy required to wash and dry your hair:

See more energy comparisons from SaveOnEnergy here.

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