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TIME2BLOOM4ME SparkPoints: (0)
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2/12/12 4:32 A


PINKHOPE Posts: 25,768
2/12/12 1:43 A

Welcome to Sparkpeople!

You have made a WISE decision for your health! There are so many tools available to you here such as:

1) nutrition and fitness tracking
2) exercise demos and videos
3) health and wellness articles
4) SP challenges for quick-start, diabetes, sleep, etc.
5) member-led challenges
6) teams for just about any interest or demographic
7) healthy recipes
8) member blogs such as mine:

Poke around the site. Join a team or two and find one that suits you. If you have any questions feel free to sparkmail me (click under my name on SEND PRIVATE MESSAGE). I will be happy to help!

Press On!


WILDNTEXAS SparkPoints: (0)
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2/11/12 10:14 P

Track your fitness minutes with the fitness tracker to find out approximately how many calories you've burned (a heart monitor would help you get a more exact count). Your nutrition tracker should help you figure out how many calories you need to consume, but maybe the Report: Daily Calorie Differential would help you answer your questions.

"We provide this report because members like you requested it, but SparkPeople does not recommend focusing on your daily calorie differential. Please use this report with care. Weight loss happens by creating a caloric deficit over time—not in a single day. We don’t necessarily encourage people to eat more on the days they work out or eat less on days they don't exercise. We encourage you to look at your calorie goals (what you eat and what you burn) on a weekly—not daily—basis to notice overall trends."

RENTON1 SparkPoints: (0)
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2/9/12 6:27 P

Well, I have managed to calculate how many calories I consumed today. I would like to know how many calories I burned and also how many calories I need to consume in a day.

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