Calories burned tracking

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982 Posts
Nov 3, 2013 3:25am
via Android

Hey all, I've been using myfitnesspal to log my food and workouts.

I've usually just been logging my Skimble workouts as "aerobics, low impact" or maybe "moderate" if I felt really worked for most of it. I will often enter less time than the workout actually was, cuz I'm almost never pushing to the last second of each exercise.

I just discovered that there is a "calisthenics" entry on myfitnesspal, which may have very similar numbers for all I know, but sounds more accurate for a lot of what I've been doing...

Anybody use myfitnesspal? How do you log your Skimble exercise?

I recently read on a myfitnesspal forum that the calories burned shouldn't be taken too seriously and not to eat back those calories if you can help it. I already have my weekly weight loss goal set higher than I really want, to try to account for things like that.

Thoughts? Info? Ideas?

03 Nov
I use circuit training for logging these exercises. I think calisthenics or circuit training works. The cal amount seems the same logging under either. But they are off from what the workout says I burned.
04 Nov
04 Nov
Yeah I put skimble as curcuit training also. Not sure if mfp is right on cals either for all exercises though.
191 Posts
Nov 4, 2013 4:50am
via iOS
I use my fitness pal as well. Add me at basshunter1234 :)
64 Posts
Jan 14, 2014 1:28pm
via Android

I would like your advice:) if u could send me a msg on mfp I'd appreciate it! Mmelton26