JackieSpahr's Journal, 24 April 2018

Does anyone else question 605 calories burned for 3 hours of gardening? It was pretty strenuous for this old gal but still . .

Diet Calendar Entries for 24 April 2018:
990 kcal Fat: 72.92g | Prot: 62.77g | Carb: 17.00g.   Breakfast: Tap Water, Tap Water, Half and Half Cream, Coffee, Stevia, Half and Half Cream, Coffee, Stevia. Lunch: Real Mayonnaise, Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese, Deli Sliced Smoked Honey Ham, Romaine Hearts. Dinner: Ground Beef (85% Lean / 15% Fat, Patty, Cooked, Broiled), Tanimura & Antle Sweet Yellow Onion, Mushrooms, Minced Garlic, Butter, Crystal Light Lemonade Drink Mix, Tap Water. Snacks/Other: Butter, Peanut Butter, Organic Unrefined Expeller Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil, Organic Fine Shredded Coconut, ISO 100 Hydrolyzed 100% Whey Protein Isolate - Gourmet Vanilla, Schweppes Diet Tonic Water, Butter, Peanut Butter, Organic Unrefined Expeller Pressed Virgin Coconut Oil, Organic Fine Shredded Coconut, ISO 100 Hydrolyzed 100% Whey Protein Isolate - Gourmet Vanilla, Tap Water. more...
2284 kcal Activities & Exercise: Yard Work (gardening) - 2 hours, Cooking - 1 hour, Resting - 13 hours, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...

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I googled "calories burned 1 hour gardening" & that resulted in a fitday.com webpage stating 230 cals per hour. Even more interesting is that webpage has a calculator to enter weight age etc to get an even more specific calorie burn count. Hope this helps!  
24 Apr 18 by member: MillaLite
Was going to say heck yeah, at least, but MillaLite had a better researched answer. 😀 i find gardening to be killer. 
24 Apr 18 by member: jengetfit123
Thank you. I'll check it out.  
25 Apr 18 by member: JackieSpahr
Good job! I believe the info. @MillaLite gave you to be true.  
25 Apr 18 by member: marshakanady
i questioned it too when i looked at it.. .. only because i love working in the garden, and i never really thought of burning calories while plowing or planting cabbage lol 
25 Apr 18 by member: mommywilder
I can imagine. Taking care of plants is never as easy as it seems. 
25 Apr 18 by member: leon_tsai

     
 

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