You Are What You Eat
A typical Christmas/Holiday dinner will come in between 2000-3000 calories.
Every delicious bite adds up.
•Your portion size
• Seconds (Thirds)
•One meal, two, three (How many gatherings did you go to?
•Think about that with New Year's parties around the corner as well
•Are you going to do it all over again?
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What You Are Eating
Roast potatoes (lets
be honest you had
mashed made with
butter, milk or creamso double that
Egg nog and 2 (just 2
2 glasses of wine
The list goes on with vegetables cooked in butter, gravy, dinner roll or biscuit,
appetizers, more alcohol, we haven’t even mentioned dessert...
Realistically you’re well over 1000 calories. Closer to 2000 and fast approaching 3000
calories in ONE MEAL.
You Ate…Now Negate
For argument sake, let’s just say you ate
1000 calories of food
You Need To Do…
1 hr 22 mins
1 hr 35 mins
2 hrs 26 mins
2 hrs 43 mins
2 hrs 5 mins
Cycling 20 MPH
2 hrs 22 mins
• When you are done with the turkey and all the fixins.
• 1 slice of cheese pizza 300 calories = 30 minutes of running
• 2 chocolate truffles 220 calories = playing basketball for 40
• French fries 500 calories = racquetball for 30 minutes or
swimming laps in the pool for an hour
*all numbers are approximate (sex, weight, age…but;
you get the idea*
Hope You Enjoyed Christmas
What are you going to do for New Year’s ????