Research Finds Sex Burns Almost as Many Calories as Jogging So Get to Sexercising

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Thinking about going for a 30 minute jog to burn off that second office donut? Allow us to recommend a more enjoyable method of exercise: doin’ it.

Researchers at the University of Quebec fitted 20 couples with activity tracking devices and measured the calories they burned when participating in an hour of love making and 30 minutes of jogging. The finding showed that having sex for an hour can burn just as many calories as a 30-minute jog. Of course, that means you have to spend twice as much time having sex as you would running, but the former is much more entertaining.

Keeping that New Year’s resolution of shedding the Christmas cookie weight just got a whole lot more fun.