I love mowing the lawn. The kids call it Mom’s workout. We have a push mower which is heavy, bulky and takes gas. I have always wanted a push reel mower, one that takes nothing but human power. I have been researching and pricing. They range from less than a hundred to a couple hundred. Unsure if this is one item that if you go cheap, you get what you pay for. Why a reel mower? Push reel mowers are better for your grass’ health. Push reel mowers make your lawn look nicer. Push reel mowers are quiet. Push reel mowers don’t emit pollution. Push reel mowers are hassle-free. Push reel mowers are cheaper. Push reel mowers exercise your body. Push reel mowers are safer than power mowers. Push reel mowers make mowing a pleasure. *will work endlessly if SHTF in MM34’s opinion Follow the link for full article on reel push mowers. Benefits Of Push Reel Mowers | The Art Of Manliness Reel mowers are a great workout- Push mowing for 1 hour can burn almost 400 calories for a 160 lbs man A Push Reel Mower guide: Frequently Asked Questions. Helps exercise arms, legs plus is cardio.