How many calories does sex burn?

How many calories does sex burn?
Here are a few popular Valentine’s Day treats and how much sex (or walking) it would take to burn them off (in minutes). You just might be surprised by the amount you would need to do.

Food: Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
Amount: 1
Calories: 45
Walk: 12 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 25 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 29 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 38 Minutes

Food: Russel Stover Dark Truffle
Amount: 1
Calories: 80
Walk: 21 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 45 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 52 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 68 Minutes

Food: Hershey’s Almond Kiss
Amount: 1
Calories: 25
Walk: 6 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 14 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 16 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 21 Minutes

Food: Chocolate-Covered Cherries
Amount: 1
Calories: 55
Walk: 14 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 31 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 36 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 47 Minutes

Food: Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
Amount: 2 ounces
Calories: 90
Walk: 23 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 51 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 59 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 77 Minutes

Food: Chocolate Martini
Amount: 6 ounces
Calories: 360
Walk: 93 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 203 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 235 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 306 Minutes

Food: Russell Stover Butternut Crunch
Amount: 1
Calories: 200
Walk: 52 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 113 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 131 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 170 Minutes

Food: Caviar
Amount: 2 tablespoons
Calories: 80
Walk: 21 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 45 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 52 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 68 Minutes

Food: Champagne
Amount: 3 glasses
Calories: 315
Walk: 81 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 178 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 206 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 268 Minutes

Food: Heart Shaped Box

Amount: 8 candies
Calories: 600
Walk: 155 Minutes
Sexual activity (vigorous effort): 339 Minutes
Sexual activity (moderate effort): 392 Minutes
Sexual activity (passive, light effort, kissing, hugging): 511 Minutes

 
CHARLES PLATKIN, Ph.D., M.P.H., THE DIET DETECTIVE is one of the country's leading nutrition and public health advocates, whose syndicated health, nutrition and fitness column, the Diet Detective appears in more than 100 daily newspapers nationally. Dr. Platkin is also the founder of DietDetective.com, which offers nutrition, food, and fitness information. Platkin is a health expert and blogger featured on Everydayhealth.com, Active.com and Fitnessmagazine.com. Additionally, Platkin is a Distinguished Lecturer at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College in New York City.
 
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