I was bored so I did a little maths tonight. I was running some figures through my head when I realised the following. I found it amazing so I though I'd share it. I hope you find it interesting...
There are 3500 calories in a pound of fat.
I burn up 345 calories walking 4 miles home. Therefore 1 mile = 345/4 = 86 calories per mile.
3500/86 = 40 miles per pound of fat. Multiply by 14 and you get 560 miles of walking per stone.
560 miles is the distance between London in the South of England and Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland.
However, I am trying to lose 10 stones. That is 5600 miles. 5600 miles is the distance between London and Mexico if I walked across the Atlantic and went via New York.
That just goes to show how efficient the human body is. I am currently storing enough energey to walk me to another two continents. Imagine how much petrol that would be in your car.