You’ve seen them. Around Halloween it was pictures of candy with their calorie count and how long you’d have to perform certain exercises or activities to burn them off.
Similar charts arise around Thanksgiving, Christmas, and other holidays.
*A piece of pumpkin pie has 539.721 calories. You’d had to do a gazillion burpees and hoola-hoop for 29 minutes to burn it off.*
In this sense, exercise is punishment for eating. You have to earn or work off your treats and meals.
No. Just no.
Let me tell you a story.