Thursday, September 25, 2008


A 55-pound sled dog can burn up to 12,000 kilocalories per day, which is the equivalent of 24 McDonald's Big Macs. A human would have to consume and efficiently process the equivalent of 72 Big Macs to fuel a day's Iditarod run.

Sadly, I think I could do it. Too bad my metabolism isn't like a sled dog.

Read article here.

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