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How Many Calories Do Olympic Athletes Burn?

How Many Calories Do

Olympic Athletes

Burn In An Event



Olympic Fever is still lingering, and it's no doubt that watching

these top tier athletes compete has motivated many to get off the

couch and get up and active. But before you dust off the running

shoes or strap on the old Speedo, lets take a look at hoe many calories

Olympic athletes burn during their events. You might be surprised.



Men's Swimming

35

The # of calories that gold

medal swimmer Michael

Phelps burns during the 200

meter freestyle.

3

That's the equivalent of

snacking on 3 apple slices



Women's Gymnastics

23

The # of calories that gold

medal gymnast Gabby

Douglas burns during one

floor exercise.

12

That's the equivalent of eating

12 blueberries



Men's Sprints

10

The # of calories that gold

medal sprinter Usain Bolt

burns during the 200 meter

race.

2

That's the equivalent of

chewing 2 sticks of gum



Women's Volleyball

1,094

The # of calories that gold

medal sand volleyball player

Misty May-Treanor burns

during one match.

3

That's the equivalent of

munching on 3 six inch BLT

Sandwiches from Subway



Mens Marathon

2,600

The # of calories that gold

medal marathon runner

Stephen Kiprotich burns

during a race.

5

That's the equivalent of

devouring 5 Big Macs from

McDonald's



And



How Long Did it Take

To Burn

Those Calories?



114

It took Michael Phelps 1 minute and 54 seconds

(AKA: 114 seconds) to burn the 35 calories.



98

It took Gabby Douglas 1 minute and 38 seconds

(AKA: 98 seconds) to burn the 23 calories



19

It took Usain Bolt 19.32 seconds to burn the

10 calories



74

It took Misty May-Treanor 74 minutes (AKA: 1 hour and 14 minutes) to burn the 1,094 calories



128

It took Stephen Kiprotich 128 minutes (AKA: 2

hours and 8 minutes) to burn the 2,600 calories How Many Calories Do Olympic Athletes Burn In An Event Olympic Fever is still lingering, and it's no doubt that watching these top tier athletes compete has motivated many to get off the couch and get up and active. But before you dust off the running shoes or strap on the old Speedo, lets take a look at how many calories Olympic athletes burn during their events. You might be surprised. Men's Swimming Women's Gymnastics Men's Sprints Women's Volleyball Men's Marathon 35 23 10 1,094 2,600 The # of calories that gold The # of calories that gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas burns during one floor exercise. The # of calories that gold medal sprinter Usain Bolt burns during the 200 meter The # of calories that gold medal sand volleyball player Misty May-Treanor burns during one match. The # of calories that gold medal swimmer Michael medal marathon runner Phelps burns during the 200 meter freestyle. Stephen Kiprotich burns during a race. race. 12 That's the equivalent of snacking on 3 apple slices That's the equivalent of eating 12 blueberries That's the equivalent of chewing 2 sticks of gum That's the equivalent of munching on 3 six inch BLT Sandwiches from Subway That's the equivalent of devouring 5 Big Macs from McDonald's Chewing Gu And... How Long Did it Take To Burn Those Calories? 114 It took Michael Phelps 1 minute and 54 seconds (AKA: 114 seconds) to burn the 35 calories. 98 It took Gabby Douglas 1 minute and 38 seconds (AKA: 98 seconds) to burn the 23 calories It took Usain Bolt 19.32 seconds to burn the 19 10 calories 74 It took Misty May-Treanor 74 minutes (AKA: 1 hour and 14 minutes) to burn the 1,094 calories 128 It took Stephen Kiprotich 128 minutes (AKA: 2 hours and 8 minutes) to burn the 2,600 calories Sources: LiveStrong.com Men's Fitness HealthDiscovery.com CalorieKing.com Justin.Poore@Hotmail.com Contact me! Get your information made into inforgraphics. Great for company reports, event recaps, just for fun, and pretty much anything! All Calorie Stats are researched estimates

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We're all jealous of the great physical condition all the Olympic athletes are in, but you might wonder...How many calories do these athletes actually burn during their event? This infographic looks a...

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