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

2 PAGES
1 | 2
previous topic · next topic
jdburns65

Joined: May 12
Posts: 1

      quote  
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

Joined: Sep 10
Posts: 418

      quote  
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
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.”
—Aristotle
"It's not a diet, it's not exercise, it's a lifestyle."
-Unknown
erika2633

Joined: Nov 11
Posts: 811

      quote  
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


Someone who is busier than you is working out right now.
There will come a day when you can no longer do this. Today is not that day.
ferlengheti

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 200

      quote  
Posted: 27 May 2012, 17:26
erika, you are totally my hero for today. =)
I've never met a cheese I didn't like.
toadie

Joined: Feb 12
Posts: 8

      quote  
Posted: 27 May 2012, 17:29
I just add it under housework lmao!
Fedaykin

Joined: May 11
Posts: 73

      quote  
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


Laughing
jennb1968

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 6

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

Joined: Mar 12
Posts: 219

      quote  
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

I think you call me … Sexy.
thynes

Joined: Mar 11
Posts: 216

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

Joined: Mar 11
Posts: 1,472

      quote  
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
Goals for 2015:
Start a running program
Sign up & complete a 5K- Done
Get a bike and use it!
bella611

Joined: Sep 10
Posts: 73

      quote  
Posted: 29 May 2012, 16:45
This is from my favorite webcomic - XKCD.com. It's so funny and yet sooo true!



Here is the origin site for this: http://xkcd.com/940/
"It doesn't matter how fast you run if you're not heading toward the finish line." - Jeff Levy

"It's never too late to become the person you might have been." - George Elliot
erika2633

Joined: Nov 11
Posts: 811

      quote  
Posted: 29 May 2012, 18:11
Wink


Someone who is busier than you is working out right now.
There will come a day when you can no longer do this. Today is not that day.
posterchild6...

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 107

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

Hello Cleveland!

"I'll be here all week folks!"

maple31

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 2

      quote  
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.
ChristineS10...

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 49

      quote  
Posted: 30 May 2012, 11:11
toadie wrote:
I just add it under housework lmao!


hahahahahaha!
Fish609

Joined: Apr 10
Posts: 7

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

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 4

      quote  
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.
Heidijoy

Joined: Apr 12
Posts: 77

      quote  
Posted: 31 May 2012, 00:58
Best comment ever, Erika! I love it!
I am not losing weight. I am gaining health. Since April 24, 2012:
picklesmum

Joined: Mar 12
Posts: 1

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

Joined: Dec 12
Posts: 88

      quote  
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!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Come and walk with us
Please join us for our next 300 mile challenge. We dropped a lot of weight during our first 300 miles. What a success! This challenge breaks down to walking 3 miles daily. This is an achievable goal as ...
by Sherillynn on 19 Mar 17 09:45 AM
Simple and Easy ways to Better Fitness
Simple and Easy ways to Better Fitness 1O Quick Simple and Easy ways to Better Fitness http://www.screencast.com/t/or...
by KAC777 on 01 Mar 17 09:58 AM
What is the Best Recumbent bike for seniors?
I have NordicTrack VR25 Elite. It is not cheap, though they were on sale recently as NordicTrack came with a more fancy machine, but to me it is worth its weight in gold. I use it every day. I had cheaper ...
by Ingria on 26 Feb 17 07:46 PM
differances between sites
@duhpro13 Don't worry about absolute calorie counts, especially for exercise. There are so many variables that it can't take into account: how hard were you pedaling, are you in good or poor s ...
by dustincoates on 26 Feb 17 10:25 AM
Preworkout Question
I have had good luck with Xtend lemon-lime BCAA drink, which contains no caffeine. No buzz at all, you just finish your workout strong without quitting early. It is too sweet for me so I add more ci ...
by TomLong on 16 Feb 17 03:55 PM