We’re taking a look at the amount of exercise it takes to burn off indulgent treats
You might be aware of the calories you’re consuming, but do you know how long it would take to burn it all off? And if you did, would it deter you from putting your hand back in the bag for one last potato chip (no judgement here)? So to help put things into perspective, we’ve rounded up 10 not-so-good foods and the estimated amount of time it would take it burn them off in the gym. Warning: reality check included.
One Iced Donut
You’ll need to walk at a 6.5km/hr pace for 30 minutes to burn of 155 calories.
600ml Cola Soft Drink
You’ll have to spin those wheels in a RPM class (non-stop) for 30 minutes to burn off 255 calories.
165g Potato Chips
You’ll have to run for about 2 hours to burn off 805 calories – yikes!
50g Chocolate Bar
You’ll have jog for about 40 minutes to burn off 268 calories.
One Medium Cupcake
You’ll have to do 75 minutes of yoga to burn off 300 calories.
One Slice of Pizza (Supreme)
You’ll have to skip for 12 consecutive minutes to burn off 159 calories.
You’ll have to run at a fast 12.5km/hr for 25 minutes to burn off 256 calories.
You’ll have to use the elliptical for about 2 hours to burn off 528 calories.
Half Packet of Jelly Party Mix
You’ll have to walk at a 6.5km/hr pace for 1 hour to burn off 300 calories.
One Ice Cream 95g
You’ll have to walk at a 6.5km/hr pace for 67 minutes to burn off 331 calories.