Fun Fitness Facts

A chicken breast with a generous serving of broccoli has far less calories than 3 Oreo cookies?

Your thigh bone, or femur, is longest and strongest bone in your body and makes up a quarter of your height.

According to the British Journal of Urology, there is no link between a guy having big hands or feet, and having anything else big.  Wink, wink!

Before puberty there is essentially no differences in height, weight, and body size between boys and girls.

Women are generally weaker than men because men have more quantity of muscle.  When comparing an equal quantity of muscle fibers, women are just as strong as men!

Seventeen different muscles attach to your shoulder blade.

3500 calories makes up one pound of fat.  You have to create a deficit of 500
calories per day to lose one pound per week.

You are about half your adult height at age 2.

Doing leg lifts or kicks to the side trains your gluteus medius, a “butt muscle”, and does little for your outer thigh.  So much for the “outer thigh machine”.

The female G-spot is located on the anterior wall of the vagina about 2-3 inches from the vaginal opening between 11 and 1’clock.  When touched it sometimes might feel like the urge to urinate due to it’s location near the urethra.

Without strength training, after 30 years of age, a person slowly loses muscle and gains fat, and studies have shown this seems to be more prominent in women.

Except for your palms, the soles of your feet, and your lips, your skin is covered with hair.

Calcium is what makes bones hard. Vinegar will dissolve calcium and if you soak a chicken bone in vinegar for about 5 days, it will become rubbery.

A male ejaculation has about 5 calories.  It is made up of many things including protein and some sugars that supply the sperm with energy to swim.

There is little scientific support for a link between food cravings (chocolate!) and the menstrual cycle.  This suggests that cravings are not due to nutritional deficiencies but rather that these desires are more psychologically based.

Sugar does not make kids hyperactive, although it does provide the youngster with a quick energy source.

Your urine may smell after eating asparagus due to a sulfur compound that is broken down during digestion.  But this does not happen with everyone, how about you?


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