Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
11/14/12 9:25 P

that makes sense! thank you!

SP_COACH_NANCY SparkPoints: (0)
Fitness Minutes: (112,042)
Posts: 46,222
11/14/12 9:23 P


Tracking your steps is not the same as walking .81 miles consistently so we do not recommend that you track this figure in the cardio fitness tracker for calories burn--(you can track the steps in SparkPeople Step tracker though). Consider tracking your steps as a bonus...if you are looking to add this as want to walk consistently for at least 20 minutes, elevating your heart rate between 60-85% of your max heart rate.

I hope this helps!

Coach Nancy

11/14/12 9:16 P

i just bought a very simple step/distance tracker today to use until i can buy a fitbit. i wore it around the house for 3 hours and it said i took 2346 steps/ .81 miles. when i entered it into mileage under "my fitness" it said i burned 357 calories. that doesnt seem right to me. does anyone know how to figure out calories burned and how to track it accurately?

Page: 1 of (1)  

Other Fitness and Exercise Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
How long did it take you to lose 10+% body fat? 6/18/2015 3:52:44 PM
calorie burn 6/2/2015 6:55:49 PM
Need help with a gym bag 3/16/2015 8:38:21 AM
Exercise and my conditions. Please help. 9/22/2015 10:56:20 AM
Help 4/29/2015 11:36:29 AM