Add sex to exercise for better calorie burning!
Can we compare the bedroom act with a real workout in terms of calorie consumption or one should adopt both to have a super life?
Sure, we can.
According to researchers, sexual activity burned around four calories per minute for men and three per minute for women - qualified as moderate intensity exercise as per the Metabolic Equivalent of Task (MET) or simply metabolic equivalent.
The average time of a sexual act in the study was 25 minutes, including foreplay.
"It would result in about 75 calories burned for women and 100 for men which is not a bad score," the researchers added.
Sex also strengthens the immune system, boosts heart health and banish stress.
But sex should not replace regular exercise.
"Rather, sex and exercise should both be incorporated into your routine on a regular basis to have a greater quality of life," study author Antony D. Karelis told Men's Journal.
But like with any workout, the more vigorously you do it, the greater the calorie expenditure you can see!
(Posted on 21-04-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:
TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS: