New Study Finds Playing Violin Sheds the Calories of 2 Glasses of Wine per Hour


A recent study conducted by has found that on average 1 hour of violin playing burns approximately 175 calories – the equivalent of 1/2 a Snickers Bar or 2 glasses of wine.

Playing the cello for the same length of time sheds approximately 140.

Drums and trombone provide the highest musical cardiovascular workout - at around 280 and 245 calories per hour.

Good to know this time of the year!

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