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banquo's_bumble_puppy
2004-Dec-30, 02:16 PM
I thought I read somewhere that the crew of the ISS daily caloric intake was something on the order of 3000 calories a day. Isn't that a bit high? I've always been under the impression that the average male consumes between 1500 and 2000 calories/day. Am I misinformed?

ToSeek
2004-Dec-30, 02:43 PM
I found a place online that said 2200 calories a day was the recommended intake for sedentary men. But the astronauts are pretty active. Not only do they have a lot of stuff to do, but they have to spend hours per day exercising in order not to lose bone mass or muscle tone.

banquo's_bumble_puppy
2004-Dec-30, 02:50 PM
that's what I sort of thought...thanks

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 12:46 AM
Let me see, would I rather weigh 220 pounds or 300 pounds? 8-[

ToSeek
2005-Jan-06, 01:47 AM
Let me see, would I rather weigh 220 pounds or 300 pounds? 8-[

I hope you weigh less than either!

tmosher
2005-Jan-06, 02:17 AM
Let me see, would I rather weigh 220 pounds or 300 pounds? 8-[

I hope you weigh less than either!

I estimate Candy weighs....oh never mind. I'm not going to say....otherwise she'll never speak to me again.

Ok....110 lbs.

Tom

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 02:25 AM
Let me see, would I rather weigh 220 pounds or 300 pounds? 8-[

I hope you weigh less than either!

I estimate Candy weighs....oh never mind. I'm not going to say....otherwise she'll never speak to me again.

Ok....110 lbs.

Tom
What do I have to do to get a personal trainer to get me in shape again?

tmosher
2005-Jan-06, 02:26 AM
Let me see, would I rather weigh 220 pounds or 300 pounds? 8-[

I hope you weigh less than either!

I estimate Candy weighs....oh never mind. I'm not going to say....otherwise she'll never speak to me again.

Ok....110 lbs.

Tom
What do I have to do to get a personal trainer to get me in shape again?

I could always fly up there and chase you around for a while - that should burn off a few calories. :D

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 02:28 AM
tmosher, make it a month, and you have a deal!

I'll put you up for a month.

I'm tired of feeling fat. :(

tmosher
2005-Jan-06, 02:32 AM
tmosher, make it a month, and you have a deal!

I'll put you up for a month.

I'm tired of feeling fat. :(

I only have weekends free - got to work during the week to pay the bills. #-o

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 02:38 AM
PERSONAL TRAINER NEEDED IN CHICAGO AREA 8-[

tmosher
2005-Jan-06, 02:56 AM
PERSONAL TRAINER NEEDED IN CHICAGO AREA 8-[

Ah, it can't be that bad. [-X

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 03:15 AM
PERSONAL TRAINER NEEDED IN CHICAGO AREA 8-[

Ah, it can't be that bad. [-X
Paying for someone is really gonna eat into my alcohol budget. :o

tmosher
2005-Jan-06, 03:23 AM
PERSONAL TRAINER NEEDED IN CHICAGO AREA 8-[

Ah, it can't be that bad. [-X
Paying for someone is really gonna eat into my alcohol budget. :o

No comment.

mutant
2005-Jan-06, 03:52 AM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 03:56 AM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

tmosher
2005-Jan-06, 04:09 AM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

I weigh 170 and that's enough for me.

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 04:17 AM
I weigh 170 and that's enough for me.
Skinny boys serve a purpose for alien life forms – its called dinner. :P

tmosher
2005-Jan-06, 04:18 AM
I weigh 170 and that's enough for me.
Skinny boys serve a purpose for alien life forms – its called dinner. :P

Nah, they leave us alone - we're not worth the effort - they go after the calorie laden ones.

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 04:25 AM
I weigh 170 and that's enough for me.
Skinny boys serve a purpose for alien life forms – its called dinner. :P

Nah, they leave us alone - we're not worth the effort - they go after the calorie laden ones.
That's what you think. :lol:

tmosher
2005-Jan-06, 04:26 AM
I weigh 170 and that's enough for me.
Skinny boys serve a purpose for alien life forms – its called dinner. :P

Nah, they leave us alone - we're not worth the effort - they go after the calorie laden ones.
That's what you think. :lol:

There's not enough meat on us to make a decent snack.

Kesh
2005-Jan-06, 05:44 AM
Astronauts on the ISS have to do rigorous exercise each day, to keep their muscles and bones from deteriorating. So, I wouldn't be surprised if they needed such a high caloric intake just to keep up.

ToSeek
2005-Jan-06, 04:34 PM
Let me see, would I rather weigh 220 pounds or 300 pounds? 8-[

I hope you weigh less than either!

I estimate Candy weighs....oh never mind. I'm not going to say....otherwise she'll never speak to me again.

Ok....110 lbs.

Tom
What do I have to do to get a personal trainer to get me in shape again?

Guess we should have jogged to the restaurant and back!

ToSeek
2005-Jan-06, 04:35 PM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

There's nothing wrong with weighing 250 - if you're 6'5" and play tackle for the Green Bay Packers.

pghnative
2005-Jan-06, 05:25 PM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

There's nothing wrong with weighing 250 - if you're 6'5" and play tackle for the Green Bay Packers.Bah --- too small. Perhaps a linebacker though.

pghnative
2005-Jan-06, 05:28 PM
I could always fly up there and chase you around for a while...


...I'll put you up for a month. :o :o :o :o :o

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 05:37 PM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

There's nothing wrong with weighing 250 - if you're 6'5" and play tackle for the Green Bay Packers.Bah --- too small. Perhaps a linebacker though.
Football players... http://www.click-smilies.de/sammlung0304/aetsch/cheeky-smiley-033.gif

Laser Jock
2005-Jan-06, 05:44 PM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

There's nothing wrong with weighing 250 - if you're 6'5" and play tackle for the Green Bay Packers.Bah --- too small. Perhaps a linebacker though.

6'5" is rather tall for a linebacker. I could only find 3 active players that are that tall:

Carlos Emmons (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/players/3805/)

Scott Fujita (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/players/6029/)

and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila (http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/nfl/players/6604/)

Most linebackers are in the 6'0" to the 6'2" range.

Nevertheless, I don't think that anyone on this board has the same weight troubles that this fellow (http://www.cnn.com/2005/HEALTH/conditions/01/06/half.ton.ap/index.html) has.

Candy
2005-Jan-06, 05:53 PM
Nevertheless, I don't think that anyone on this board has the same weight troubles that this fellow (http://www.cnn.com/2005/HEALTH/conditions/01/06/half.ton.ap/index.html) has.
Deuel weighed 1,072 pounds when he checked into Avera McKennan Hospital in June.
Deuel? Shouldn’t his name be Quadruple? :o

pghnative
2005-Jan-06, 06:14 PM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

There's nothing wrong with weighing 250 - if you're 6'5" and play tackle for the Green Bay Packers.Bah --- too small. Perhaps a linebacker though.

6'5" is rather tall for a linebacker. I could only find 3 active players that are that tall:
Good point. Those specs would probably make for a fine tight end.

SeanF
2005-Jan-06, 09:40 PM
Nevertheless, I don't think that anyone on this board has the same weight troubles that this fellow (http://www.cnn.com/2005/HEALTH/conditions/01/06/half.ton.ap/index.html) has.
Been reading about him in the local paper for some time now. Didn't realize he'd made the national news . . .

swansont
2005-Jan-07, 11:50 AM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

There's nothing wrong with weighing 250 - if you're 6'5" and play tackle for the Green Bay Packers.Bah --- too small. Perhaps a linebacker though.

6'5" is rather tall for a linebacker. I could only find 3 active players that are that tall:
Good point. Those specs would probably make for a fine tight end.

Bingo!

# 88 Tony Gonzalez
Position: TE
Height: 6-5
Weight: 251

Maybe Tony can shed the extra pound.

pghnative
2005-Jan-07, 05:35 PM
What's wrong with weighing 250? 8-[
Do you want to weigh 250? 8-[

There's nothing wrong with weighing 250 - if you're 6'5" and play tackle for the Green Bay Packers.Bah --- too small. Perhaps a linebacker though.

6'5" is rather tall for a linebacker. I could only find 3 active players that are that tall:
Good point. Those specs would probably make for a fine tight end.

Bingo!

# 88 Tony Gonzalez
Position: TE
Height: 6-5
Weight: 251

Maybe Tony can shed the extra pound. Obviously that's why the Chief's missed the playoffs.

Doodler
2005-Jan-07, 06:10 PM
Candy, unless you stand 4 foot nothing, 110 is NOT fat. Even then, its a stretch. The most beautiful women I know personally average a size 8-10 on a 5'6"ish frame. The pain of the matter is trying to convince them of that.

Candy
2005-Jan-07, 06:21 PM
Candy, unless you stand 4 foot nothing, 110 is NOT fat. Even then, its a stretch. The most beautiful women I know personally average a size 8-10 on a 5'6"ish frame. The pain of the matter is trying to convince them of that.
I weigh more than 110. tmosher was just fantasizing. :wink:

In 4 months, when school is finished, I will get back to the gym. Sleeping 4 hours at a pop and not exercising has added a few pounds over the last 1.5 years.