The Diet Debate: Golfing vs. Fly Fishing

June 25, 2007 By: Marshall Cutchin

Just in case you won’t be buying in to the Alli craze but instead are deciding whether to fly fish or golf on your summer vacation, ‘Diet Detective” Charles Stuart Platkin gives you the food equivalents of practicing each activity for an hour. “Golfing with a cart burns 245 calories an hour (about 1/2 cup Baskin Robbins Cherries Jubilee Ice Cream), whereas fly-fishing in a stream (including walking in the water wearing waders) burns as much as 420 calories (one slice of Papa John’s Pan Crust The Meats).”