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lissaplus2
01-23-2010, 02:57 AM
I should be skin and bones by now.....check this out...#21 on this list.

http://health.msn.com/weight-loss/articlepage.aspx?cp-documentid=100250356&page=1


im off to do more dieting ....LOL
(im not thinking this is gonna work if i take my ruffles and dr pepper with me...:shrug: )

trvvn5
01-23-2010, 04:18 AM
And suddenly I don't feel guilty for skipping the gym today.

LizzieK8
01-23-2010, 08:02 AM
With that said, in order to loose a pound a week, one must reduce one's calories by 500 a day. So.....if an afternoon [5 hours] of knitting is 500 calories.... I'm just sayin' :woot:

Irishmam
01-23-2010, 09:32 AM
I knew it!

21. Get out your knitting needles. An afternoon of knitting can burn more than 500 calories (at a rate of about 100 an hour).

And it is good for the mind too. When I was struggling with Ribbing (I sooo get it now) I was knitting while repeating the mantra ' knit 1, purl 1....' I was concentrating hard and made a conscious effort to ignore all other thoughts so really I was also meditating!

irishmam

AngelaR
01-23-2010, 11:23 AM
Plus, as it says in the other thread, your hands are so busy you can't be picking up crisps or candies!