DID YOU KNOW? FUN FITNESS FACTS

  • On average, it takes about 12 weeks after beginning to exercise to see measurable changes in your body.
  • No matter how poor your current level of fitness, you can start an exercise routine and become fitter and healthier at anytime.
  • Walking at a fast pace burns almost as many calories as jogging for the same distance.
  • To lose one pound of fat, a person has to burn roughly 3,500 calories.
  • Muscle is about three times more efficient at burning calories than fat, even when at rest.
  • Placed end to end, the blood vessels in your body would stretch about three times around the world.
  • Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
  • If all 600 muscles in your body pulled in one direction, you could lift 25 tons.
  • Consistent exercise teaches your body to burn fat rather than store it.
  • Crunches don’t give you a 6-pack alone. You need to see your abs first, so reduce your calories and increase your cardio to remove the layer of fat on top.
  • It’s impossible to turn fat into muscle but you can gain muscle and lose fat.
  • Running puts about five times your body weight of pressure through your feet, so get some good trainers.
  • There is the same amount of sugar in a McDonald’s fruit smoothie as in four Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Exercise is more effective at increasing your energy levels than caffeine.
  • No one ever drowned in sweat.