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How to Have Fun Burning Off Thanksgiving Calories

Thanksgiving has come and gone, leaving so many of us feeling slightly heavier than we were a week ago. The average American takes in anywhere between 3,000 and 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving Day alone. Not even taking leftovers into account, that’s double the recommended daily caloric intake. You will never hear us say that you should have eaten any less on such a glorious holiday, but now that it’s all over, we need to start working to balance the scales. Here are some fun ways to burn off calories from each of the delicious things you ate. 6 oz. of turkey (about the same size as two decks of cards) 300 calories – 30 minutes of touch football with the family 6 oz. of ham 270 calories – Dance for 45 minutes ½ cup of stuffing 180 calories – Go for a 40 minute walk around the neighborhood ½ cup…
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