Honestly? I am a bottomless pit. Because of this, My weight can yo-yo like crazy. True story- I gained 40 lbs in 1.5 months a few years back by consuming excessive amounts of daily calories. Another true story- I lost a lot of weight during the pandemic .. and started to feel comfortable. Before I knew it, I had gained back 15 lbs in 3 weeks … have been trying to lose those for the past few months. I have 8 more to go 😭
On a single day I probably did take in about 7000 kJ when I was very active and did work physically. When I was climbing mountains I estimated I did eat about 10.000 kJ on a day. When I would do that on normal days on a regular basis I would die after a few months probably.
I once calculated my energy consumption when diving doing two dives of an hour duration per day. It is about the same as if jogging for 2 hours. That's about 5000 kJ extra per day. A woman of my age and weight might usually need 2500 kJ basic energy supply per day. So diving is a fat burner. As my energy supply must increase almost threefold while diving. So[...]
Willy: Dein Essen wird reduziert auf 1200 Kalorien am Tag. Alf: Null Problemo. Nur mal aus reiner Neugier. Wie viele Kalorien sind in einem Doppelten Cheeseburger, einer Cola und einem Schoko Shake, so 11,12? Willy: Ich schätze so circa. 2100. Alf: Da sitz ich schön in der Tinte. Die Diät beginnt Morgen. (I am Alf you see.)