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G’day, I’m David Blair. I live in Brisbane, Australia and I’m a Director in a variety of companies dedicated to the improvement in the well-being and quality of life of others.
I am a writer, corporate speaker, coach and educator specialising in the areas of optimal performance,

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Have you ever wondered what the cost of that glass of wine or slice of cake? Read below to see what the exercise cost is of a variety of foods and drinks.

1 can (375 ml) of beer =                                  Run for 11.5 minutes at 10 kph (135 calories)

1 slice (100 g) of chocolate mud cake =    Walk for 100 minutes at 6 kph (434 calories)

1 can (375 ml) of Coke =                                 Circuit training for 17 minutes (161 calories)

1 glass (100 ml) of wine =                               Cycle for 9 minutes at 18 kph (65 calories)

100 g of Sliced Turkey =                                  Run for 9 minutes at 10 kph (109 calories)

¼ Bar B Q Chicken (no skin or stuffing)     Walk for 51 minutes at 6 kph (220 calories)

220 g of Baked Beans                                         Circuit training for 21 minutes  (192 calories)

1 Hard-boiled Egg (50 g)                                  Cycle for 4 minutes at 18 kph (57 calories)

100 g of Raw or roasted nuts (unsalted)    Run for 51 minutes at 10 kph (600 calories)

150 g (1 cup) of Strawberries                          Walk for 8 minutes at 6 kph (33 calories)

Note:    These figures are based on a 75 kg person. A person weighing less will need to exercise for longer to burn off the same amount of energy and vice versa.