100 lb. Club - Interesting Tips - Food for thought!
06-07-2004, 01:23 PM
I ran into these somewhere. I thought they were interesting:
- One pound equals 3500 calores
- Standing for 50 minutes a day burns 100 calories
- Research shows that extra sleep can help people stick with healthier eating and helps control hormones that trigger food cravings.
- Adding 2 pounds of muscle means that your body at rest will burn 100 extra
calories per day.
- Thirty minutes of house cleaning burns 100 calories
Ivanna B. Skinny
06-07-2004, 02:17 PM
Well Dang! If 30 mns of cleaning burns 100 cals, I must burn 200 almost every day! I know that sounds bad to have an hour of cleaning to do every day, but I have a 1 year old, and a 35 year old (DH) to clean up around!!!
06-07-2004, 04:25 PM
Those are interesting Gretchen, thanks for sharing that information. :) :)
06-07-2004, 04:26 PM
Very interesting, thanks! :)
06-08-2004, 12:24 AM
And here's the "good" news about fat........the heavier you are when you're standing there, or cleaning -- whatever -- the more calories you burn!
Good thread, Gretchen!
I'll add one:
- Many people mistake thirst for hunger, as it's symptoms are sometimes the same.
06-08-2004, 02:23 AM
More fun with calories:
Removing your partner's clothes:
With consent—12 Calories
Without consent—187 Calories
Opening her bra:
With both hands—8 Calories
With one hand—12 Calories
With your teeth—85 Calories
Trying to find the G-Spot—92 Calories
69 lying down—78 Calories
69 standing up—112 Calories
Doggy Style—326 Calories
Italian chandelier—912 Calories
Lying in bed hugging—18 Calories
Getting up immediately—36 Calories
06-08-2004, 11:34 AM
Jessica, that was interesting information too. To bad my husband is deployed for so long. I really think he would be up for that kind of exercise plan.
Sarah, Darn it. I know what you said is so true. I just don't drink enough water at all. I really need to work on that.
06-08-2004, 11:35 AM
Any tips on the best place to buy an Italian chandelier?? :D
06-08-2004, 02:18 PM
:lol: :lol: :lol:
06-08-2004, 05:47 PM
Thanks for the tips.
Gretchen that explains why I never gained weight eating so much fast food when I worked at Wal-mart since I stood on my feet for over 8 hours a day. As soon as I stopped working there I gained like 20 pounds in less than 2 months!!!!
06-09-2004, 01:05 PM
see, now that's the kind of calorie information I have been looking for!!!!! :devil:
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