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Sex is a form of cardio.

brandyekingbrandyeking Member Posts: 7 Member Member Posts: 7 Member
Why is “sex” listed as an activity for burning calories?

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  • nutmegoreonutmegoreo Member Posts: 15,512 Member Member Posts: 15,512 Member
    I've never seen it listed. Are you asking why it isn't? It doesn't burn that many calories. Most consider it part of their general activities.
  • JamalPollackJamalPollack Member, Premium Posts: 3 Member Member, Premium Posts: 3 Member
    it is technically a form of cardio, however I personally don't count it because its hard to accurately calculate
  • vollkornbloedchenvollkornbloedchen Member Posts: 2,242 Member Member Posts: 2,242 Member
    jessef593 wrote: »
    AnvilHead wrote: »
    1) Because somebody has a sense of humor.

    2) Because some dude somewhere takes this all a little too seriously and is actually worried about how many calories he'll burn in 15 seconds. :D

    24 seconds...

    Warm-Up doesn't count!
  • runforthefunofitUKrunforthefunofitUK Member Posts: 42 Member Member Posts: 42 Member
    You can't wear a fitbit during it though, because it gets stuck in your partner's hair, so it doesn't count unfortunately ! :D
  • NorthCascadesNorthCascades Member Posts: 10,276 Member Member Posts: 10,276 Member
    nutmegoreo wrote: »
    I've never seen it listed. Are you asking why it isn't? It doesn't burn that many calories. Most consider it part of their general activities.

    What's my activity level if...?
  • nutmegoreonutmegoreo Member Posts: 15,512 Member Member Posts: 15,512 Member
    nutmegoreo wrote: »
    I've never seen it listed. Are you asking why it isn't? It doesn't burn that many calories. Most consider it part of their general activities.

    What's my activity level if...?

    That would depend on if you're effective or if it requires you to spend hours to get there. :laugh:
  • cwolfman13cwolfman13 Member Posts: 39,107 Member Member Posts: 39,107 Member
    Why is “sex” listed as an activity for burning calories?

    Everything burns calories...a rigorous roll in the hay is obviously going to burn calories, but given the average time per session, it's not going to be all that much.
  • lx1xlx1x Member Posts: 34,021 Member Member Posts: 34,021 Member
  • WhatsthemotiveWhatsthemotive Member, Premium Posts: 143 Member Member, Premium Posts: 143 Member
    It reminds me of boys in high school who would smirk and offer to help burn calories.
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