Horror movies can be a substitute for gym
If you want to quickly lose weight – see horror movies. The study showed the University of Westminster, this is a good way to burn calories. According to the experts, view a 90-minute horror film equivalent to a half-hour walk, reports The Hindu Business Line.
So, for those 90 minutes burns 113 calories. This is about one bar of chocolate. Burn as many calories, by the way, you can, for an hour engaged in washing windows. In the list of the most zhiroszhigatelnyh films entered, for example, the 1980 thriller called "The Light." On average, watching, people were burned for 184 calories. Next on the list were "Jaws" (161 calories). Watching "exorcist" people lost on 158 calories.
In fourth place – "The Stranger" (152 calories), the fifth – "Saw" (133 calories). As "distinguished" "A Nightmare on Elm Street" (118 calories), "Paranormal Activity" (111 calories), "The Blair Witch Project" (105 calories), "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" (107 calories) and "Report" (101 calories ).
A total of ten people involved. They were asked to watch films, and scientists have measurements (assessed heart rate, oxygen inhaled and exhaled volume of carbon dioxide). It turned out the average level of calorie intake increased by one third compared to the norm.
Works best scenes that makes people just jump on the couch. At this point, high-speed adrenaline is released. It reduces appetite, increases the metabolic rate, experts explain.