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Watching a jogger on video . . .

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

. . . . actually raises the viewer's heart rate, respirations, sweat etc. So says recent Australian research reported short short in my morning Globe.

Hmmmm. But not by much.

I'm not thinking this is a credible substitute for getting off the couch!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
_LINDA 11/29/2013 12:05AM

    emoticon would love it to be so!!
My favorite movies are ones with lots of action in them ;)

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SEAJESS 11/28/2013 3:46AM

    emoticon for the fun factoid. I'm going with your guess that this activity probably does not rate a listing on Spark Fitness.

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DALID414 11/27/2013 11:59PM

    I can see how it's possible. It happens to me when I watch UFC fights! I have to remind myself each round to breathe!

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BOOKAPHILE 11/27/2013 9:55PM

    I'd rather use my elliptical than watch someone else jog!

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PHOENIX1949 11/27/2013 5:36PM


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TRAVELGRRL 11/27/2013 12:46PM

    ha ha! But the bore factor. I would think watching people jog is akin to watching paint dry!

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CRYSTALJEM 11/27/2013 11:04AM

    Darn, I was almost hopefulů. :)

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DSHONEYC 11/27/2013 10:36AM

    Hmmmmm...I bet watching sexy, steamy love scenes might be the ticket for the exercise voyeur.


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FIFIFRIZZLE 11/27/2013 9:55AM

    I wonder what watching an hour of Olympic sprinting does?

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DDOORN 11/27/2013 8:45AM

    There are many things out there touted as methods for raising one's metabolism, heart rate, etc. Another one I remember was drinking iced beverages rather than not iced. Another: being cold burns more calories. But if you read the fine print the extra burn is so minuscule my reaction is a big yawn...give me my elliptical, spin bike, walks, dancing and hopefully soon cross country skiing! Snow so far is as disappointing as ever.


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KALIGIRL 11/27/2013 8:17AM

    emoticon I'll take it!

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SLIMMERJESSE 11/27/2013 8:10AM

    Honestly? Nope, wouldn't work for me. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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COCK-ROBIN 11/27/2013 8:03AM

    Sure isn't.

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NANCY- 11/27/2013 7:46AM

    Watching? Movement does a body more good. Besides I'd rather watch something worth my time.

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BROOKLYN_BORN 11/27/2013 7:43AM

    I agree with Onekidsmom. It makes me want to join them.

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EMMACORY 11/27/2013 7:40AM

    emoticon Would be wonderful if it worked! Guess we have to do our own sweating. Have a great day! emoticon

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ONEKIDSMOM 11/27/2013 7:39AM

    Ah, but it makes me want to get off the couch... and I generally do... what about you?

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