Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/03/16

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Subject: [Leica] Weight loss exeercise
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:43:46 +0100
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Yes, but there are other benefits besides weight loss.

Nathan (just back from an hour of spinning in the gym)

Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On Mar 16, 2011, at 3:59 PM, Lawrence Zeitlin wrote:

> Tina, Ted, and Brian,
> As a former runner I can assure you that while exercise works to firm up
> your body it is a very hard way to lose weight. One pound of fat is
> approximately 3500 calories. A half hour of fast walking burns up only 
> about
> 200 calories. You would have to walk almost 18 hours to lose a pound of 
> fat.
> A slice of apple pie requires five hours of walking to work off. A far
> better exercise is pushing yourself away from the table. Reducing your food
> intake by 500 calories a day will shave off a pound a week. Or go to work 
> as
> a lumberjack. ;-)
> Check out this web site to get the calorie value of an exercise regime:
> Larry Z
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