Posts tagged ‘exercise’

October 4, 2018

Research shows . . .

by duncanr

men burn 200 calories an hour during intercourse and women lose just 138 an hour

which means men are doing all the work if a man eats the UK’s favorite meal – chicken tikka masala, with pilau rice, and a poppadom – an average of 1389 calories, he’ll need to run a half-marathon or have sex for almost 7 hours to burn off those calories

[both these activities are beyond my ability to achieve but I know which one I would have a go at !]

the calorie count of the 10 most popular meals in the UK and the exercise needed to burn off these calories are summarised in following graphic . . .

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June 13, 2018

Old railroads: France vs. Oregon

by allthoughtswork

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March 15, 2018

Time for Walkies

by duncanr
June 1, 2016

Working those Muscles

by duncanr

slob120I recently decided to give myself a bit of a make-over – lose some of that beer belly by cutting down on the wine and dorritos, and exercising a bit more

it took a while but I eventually found an exercise routine online I could do at home and that wasn’t too strenuous

I haven’t actually lost any weight yet but I’ve had hours of fun watching . . .

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March 11, 2016

If at First you . . .

by duncanr

don’t succeed – perhaps a group hug will help

December 31, 2015

Gym Wildlife

by duncanr

treadmill120midnight tonight will see the start of the New Year and a large number of folk will be making resolutions to change their life in some way

after the more than usual amount of food and drink consumed over the xmas period and the resultant weight gain, how many will be planning to diet and exercise more?

if, like me, the Gym is an unfamiliar habitat to you, here’s a . . .

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March 25, 2015

Harder Than it Looks

by duncanr

a hamster has a bit of bother mastering its new exercise wheel

September 28, 2014

Strong Arm Kid

by duncanr

if there’s one thing I hate it’s a bloody show off !

May 2, 2014

Fucking piece of shit

by duncanr

lady on bikeEvery so often I pass on a blog or blog post that I have enjoyed

This post about a lady who decided on a fitness regime that unwisely involved a bicycle made me chuckle. I hope it does you too.

Check it out here –

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May 10, 2013

Dog Ownership and Heart Disease

by duncanr

dog taking man for a walkThe American Heart Association has concluded that pet ownership is correlated with a reduced risk of heart disease and that this effect is most marked in dog owners –

They postulate that this health benefit derives from the companionship pets provide and their stress-relieving properties but argue that dog owners gain a further benefit not available to other pet owners in that they exercise more because of the need to walk their dogs

Well, I know one man who would agree that dog owners exercise more but I’m not too sure he would agree with the stress-reduction hypothesis 😆