“Did You Know” Fitness Style

1. You would need to drink a quart of milk every day for three to four months to drink as much blood as your heart pumps in just one hour

2. In one day, some 4,000 children and teenagers take up smoking

3. There is the same amount of sugar in a McDonald’s fruit smoothie as in four Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups


4. Muscle is THREE times more efficient at burning calories than fat

5. Forward locomotion such as walking or running is actually the process of  losing and catching one’s balance

6. Your heart beats about 100,000 times in one day

7. If all 600 muscles in your body pulled in one direction, you could life 25 tons


8. Every 1 pound of muscle you gain, your body burns an extra 50 calories/day

9. 69% of men consider themselves to be physically fit while only 13% of men actually are

10. The word ‘gymnasium’ comes from the Greek word “gymnazein”, which literally means “to exercise naked”

11. Men who workout with a female partner are shown to lift heavier weights and get better results

12. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television


13. Bottle water contains more bacteria than tap water

14. 1,668 gallons, on average, of water are used by every single person in the U.S. daily

15. The FDA says it’s acceptable for sauces to contain “30 or more fly eggs per 100 grams” and “1 or more maggot per 100 grams”


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