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Q: Calories burnt / burning calories ( No Answer,   2 Comments )
Subject: Calories burnt / burning calories
Category: Sports and Recreation > Trivia
Asked by: emsee-ga
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Posted: 20 Sep 2006 08:05 PDT
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Question ID: 766954
How many calories will an average internet user (person) burn
performing the following two activities:

- lightly punching their fist in the air?
- a single waving motion of the left/right hand?

This would not be aerobic exercise, just gentle upper body motion.

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Subject: Re: Calories burnt / burning calories
From: bcattwood-ga on 20 Sep 2006 10:26 PDT
Doing pretty vigorous, whole body, aerobic activity (e.g. x-country
skiing, swimming), you might be able to burn 20 calories a minute or 1
calorie every 3 seconds, obviously a single one of the motions you
mentioned will burn much less than one.
Subject: Re: Calories burnt / burning calories
From: sandreck-ga on 17 Nov 2006 15:47 PST
Sounds like you're trying to get a bit of excersize at the computer?
Check this out:
Hope this helps!
-Dave (

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