No, sex does not count as exercise Published: December 5, 2013

Sorry, but if you thought you could work off that piece (or three) of pumpkin pie by doing a little dance, making a little love and pretty much gettin’ down tonight, think again.

The myth that having sex can burn 100 calories or more during one roll in the hay is wrong, according to this week’s New York Times Magazine.

Professor Antony D. Karelis from the University of Quebec at Montreal had the difficult task of finding 21 young couples to volunteer for a study that involved them having to go home and have sex with an armband that measured their “energy expenditure and other metrics,” in addition to jogging on a treadmill for 30 minutes and sitting still, The Daily Caller reports.

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