Why isn't SEX listed under available exercises ???

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jdburns65

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Posted: 27 May 2012, 12:21
Why isn't SEX listed under available exercises ??? I hear a 30 minute or hour session burns a lot of calories, but it isn't listed (or at least I can't find it)under the fitness options.Very Happy
Marlboro Man

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Posted: 27 May 2012, 12:48
why do we have to make the word SEX all capitals?


it's roughly 145 per half hour. just add it in manually
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erika2633

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Posted: 27 May 2012, 15:41
Because, like many other things, you would have to have it in a bunch of different categories.. such as crazy monkey sex, half-sleeping drunk sex, just-laying-on-the-bottom sex, or I-did-all-the-work-cuz-my-husband-is-a-lazy-pos sex.... You burn different amounts of calories depending on how hard you work.. so it's tough to make 1 generic entry... Wink


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Posted: 27 May 2012, 17:26
erika, you are totally my hero for today. =)
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toadie

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Posted: 27 May 2012, 17:29
I just add it under housework lmao!
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Posted: 27 May 2012, 17:30
erika2633 wrote:
Because, like many other things, you would have to have it in a bunch of different categories.. such as crazy monkey sex, half-sleeping drunk sex, just-laying-on-the-bottom sex, or I-did-all-the-work-cuz-my-husband-is-a-lazy-pos sex.... You burn different amounts of calories depending on how hard you work.. so it's tough to make 1 generic entry... Wink


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jennb1968

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Posted: 27 May 2012, 17:41
I use yoga as my exercise of choice because sex isn't listed
The Blue Box

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Posted: 29 May 2012, 14:10
Ha! My fiancé and I were actually just wondering the same thing! And erika2633 you just rocked my socks off! Laughing

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Posted: 29 May 2012, 14:14
erika.... I'm dying but so true!!
mars2kids

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Posted: 29 May 2012, 15:48
How about laughing? I'm laughing reading through this post, can I count that as exercise? Erika2633 I love the descriptions of the categories, so true! Wink
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Posted: 29 May 2012, 16:45
This is from my favorite webcomic - XKCD.com. It's so funny and yet sooo true!



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erika2633

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Posted: 29 May 2012, 18:11
Wink


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Posted: 29 May 2012, 22:41
Good thing it goes down to 1 minute increments!

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maple31

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Posted: 30 May 2012, 10:51
I actually looked this up because I was wondering too. From what I've found on average a 150lb man will burn about 72 calories per 15 minutes. That again, varies on how vigorous it is.
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Posted: 30 May 2012, 11:11
toadie wrote:
I just add it under housework lmao!


hahahahahaha!
Fish609

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Posted: 30 May 2012, 12:47
I've wondered this for so long lol.
drsuds

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Posted: 30 May 2012, 12:50
Sex is a pretty hard thing to gauge. Some people just LAY THERE. And others have acrobatic sex. I’ve found myself all worked up and more sweaty than a half hour on the treadmill a many a time.
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Posted: 31 May 2012, 00:58
Best comment ever, Erika! I love it!
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picklesmum

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Posted: 31 May 2012, 02:12
this made me laugh soooooooo much, especially adding it under housework!!!! love it! xxxxxxx
selenap20

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Posted: 03 Jan 2013, 14:39
I just found this post and had a serious laugh. Having not dated in forever its nice to hear others are participating so vigorously they need an exercise category, im jealous Laughing its nice to know a little weight doesn't stop the motion of the ocean for everyone!



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