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Does Sex Really Count As Exercise?

23/04/2014 17:58 BST | Updated 23/04/2014 17:59 BST

We apologise if this is bursting your bubble, but we have to break it to you: sex is not exercise.

Unless you're an acrobat of course, but unfortunately for most of us, we're going to need to stick to aerobic fitness sessions to stay in shape.

To get technical, one 30 minute jog is going to burn about 213 calories for women, whereas the same amount of sexual activity is only responsible for 75 calories.

Watch this video to find out more about why we can't use sex as an excuse to skip the gym.

See Also:

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