Let’s calculate a !

 

Double Quarter Pounder w/ Cheese (the ˝  Pounder)

 

740 Calories

 

Large Fries

 

570 Calories

Large

 

310 Calories

 

Choclate Triple Thick Shake

 

 

1160 Calories

in Calories

 

2780 Calories

in joules

4180 J/Cal

11,620,400 Joules

 

 

You will need to know the following:

 

1. Your weight in Newtons

 

your weight in pounds X 4.45

_____________ Newtons

 

2. The height of the flight of stairs you climb

__________ m

 

3. The distance your arm travels

 

Your arm length during a bench press or pull-up

__________ m

 

4. The pounds of the weights you bench press X 4.45

_________ Newtons

 

 

Work of one trip up the stairs

                                 

                            Force X Distance

Your Weight (N) X Height of stairs

                                    _________ N-m

 

# of times to do a

 

      11,411,400 N-m_    =  # of times up the stairs

         Amount of work

        up the stairs once          

          

 

How long will that take?

 

# of times up the stairs X seconds to run up

__________  sec

Divide by 60 for minutes             __________  min

Divide by 60 again for hours       __________   hrs

 

 

Work of one Pull-up

                             

                          Force X Distance

Your Weight (N) X Length of your arm

______________N-m

 

# of times to do a

 

      11,411,400 N-m_    =  # of pull-ups

                 Amount of work

                    for one pull-up          

 

How long will that take?

 

# of pull-ups X seconds for one pull-up

__________  sec

Divide by 60 for minutes             __________  min

Divide by 60 again for hours       __________   hrs

 

 

Work of one bench press

 

                       

                        Force X Distance

Weight of bar (N) X Length of your arm

______________N-m

 

# of times to do a

 

      11,411,400 N-m_    =  # of bench presses

          Amount of work for

             one bench press           

 

How long will that take?

# of bench presses X seconds for bench press

__________  sec

Divide by 60 for minutes             __________  min

Divide by 60 again for hours       __________   hrs

 

 

These are typically “non-aerobic” exercises.

This means your heart rate stays fairly constant.

If you raise your heart rate, these numbers would not be so large.