Everyone likes to take at least one day out of each month to “cheat on their diet.” Knowing how much you need to burn off could be a bit problematic depending on what it is you eat. Luckily, the Home Remedy Shop is here to help with their version of a fast food calculator.
Would You Eat it if You Had a Fast Food Calculator?
Home Remedy Shop created a fast-food calculator that will determine how much exercise is required to burn off that pizza, those burritos and that chocolate cake. Simply enter how much you weigh into the calculator, then choose your specific meal from one of 8 of these top food chains: McDonald’s, Subway, Taco Bell, Starbucks, Burger King, Wendy’s, Dunkin’ Donuts and Chipotle. That pretty much covers the gambit of junk food we may occasionally enjoy. The calculator will then provide you with 8 different workout options for each fast food outlet (how generous!). Those exercises will be either walking, running, rollerblading, dancing, strength training, biking, cardio equipment and good old fashioned yoga.
Example 1: Let’s say you weigh 270, and you choose Subway. You go with a 6″ Spicy Italian, with some Doritos and a Sprite. The total calorie count of that meal is 990. If you wanted to take a bike ride, it would take 61 minutes to burn off those calories. Or, if you wanted to do some strength training, it would take a total of 2 hours and 42 minutes to burn it off.
Example 2: You weigh 187 pounds. You consume a Banana Chocolate Smoothie with 2% milk (Grande) from Starbucks, that equals 300. You’ll only need a 27 minute bike ride or 1 hour and 11 minutes of strength training to erase those calories. With each calculation, it will also provide you with healthy equivalent foods – things like carrots, celery and broccoli – and exactly how many you would need to eat.
Test out the Fast Food Calculator for Yourself!
While this system may not contain all of the of the food options available, it does give you some great visuals to help deter you from consuming those foods. It’s also a great educational tool for kids, and teens.