For you if you've ever wondered how many calories you need to...

...arrest someone...

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20/04/2006 at 15:56
...wash their dog and give them a massage (standing)

yes, click here to find your calorie expenditure for some fairly random tasks, be staggered and amazed.
20/04/2006 at 16:35
So that's why the painter is thin and the plumber is a bit lardy.

Well well well.
20/04/2006 at 16:51
I'm considering replacing my training runs with a combination of firefighting and general forestry, which apparently works out about the same calorie burn.

I would love to know how they came up with the figures though. I'd have a couple of methodology questions if I wasn't having so much fun trying to replace my daily activities with equal-exertion tasks.
20/04/2006 at 17:12
apparently I'd burn 16 calories sleeping for 15 mins

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

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