Burning calories by running

By popular demand, below are few examples of the calories in the most typical drinks and approximately how long you need to run to burn off those calories. If you wish to walk off the calories, you need to double the running time and keep it brisk. Same applies to burgers and chocolate biscuits, so, best to think twice before you take an other bite if you are aiming to control your weight.

1 pint of beer (5%) = 2.8 units = 261 calories
This is about the same as an average burger.
Running time: 26 min

Large glass of red wine (12%) = 3 units = 200 calories
Large glass of white wine (13.5%) = 3.4 units = 200 calories
This is about the same as two chocolate digestive biscuits.
Running time: 20 min

Gin & Tonic, large single measure = 1.3 units = 128 calories
This is about the same as 1.5 chocolate digestive biscuits.
Running time: 13 min

You can visit Drinkaware for more information on drink related calories and tools.

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