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How long you will need to exercise to burn off Thanksgiving Day calories:

Let’s assume the average Turkey Day dinner is about 3,000 calories. Here’s how long you will need to exercise to burn off those calories:

Aerobics (high impact) 6 hours, 20 minutes
Biking (moderate, 12-14 mph) 5 hours, 30 minutes
Cleaning 15 hours
Football 5 hours, 30 minutes
Running (10 min. miles) 4 hours, 30 minutes
Swimming (75 yards/minute) 4 hours
Tae kwon do 4 hours, 25 minutes
Tennis 6 hours, 20 minutes
Walking (very brisk) 9 hours
Weight lifting (vigorous) 7 hours, 20 minutes
Yardwork, raking 12 hours

* Calculated for a person weighing 150 pounds. Based on WebMD’s Fit-o-Meter Exercise Calorie Calculator.

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