Calorie Burn Question

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Feb 23, 2013 5:56am
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I noticed that when I workout, the bar where the time lapse is shows numbers of calories burned... Is it somewhat accurate?
23 Feb
You should definitely buy a heart rate monitor. Those are accurate, mine is the polar ft4 and I love it! Tells me the exact calories I burn (:
23 Feb
I might just do that! :) Thanks!
23 Feb
You're very welcome!! It's very very useful, now I can't do a workout without it! :)
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22 Posts
Feb 23, 2013 6:14am
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I've been wondering the same thing!
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217 Posts
Feb 23, 2013 7:45am
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I think it's just a rough estimate because people's bodies are built differently like people have different metabolism rates etc but I think it might be partially accurate because you have to enter your current weight before you see how many calories you're burning. Idk
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Feb 23, 2013 7:47am
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Thanks for that :) im just a bit surprised since one work out burns 300+ in 30 mins :)
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156 Posts
Feb 23, 2013 8:50am
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I've found estimations to be high. When walking my dog I use other means to calculate my calories burned and they come up 100 cal short compared to here. I've also noted workouts here that are similar to others I've found on the web and their estimations are lower than what I have found here. It is difficult to calculate calories burned in the first place but this app offers a firm number rather than range so an already difficult task is made harder.
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