I typically adjust the minutes or intensity on Sparkpeople to reflect what the cardio machine showed.
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Fitness Minutes: (39,704)
2,307 8/13/13 7:04 P
I just go by what Sparkpeople gives me and it works out fine.
Coral in Portland, OR
8/13/13 5:23 P
both estimate are probably too far off. Can you invest in a HRM?
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No matter how slow you go, you're still lapping everyone on the couch! Source: unknown
8/13/13 11:30 A
I've always heard you should subtract at least 10% from the cardio machines if you enter your height, weight, and age to the machine. I tend not to eat back my calories, so I go more by time than calories and avoid the confusion! :)
8/12/13 9:50 P
Entering mine manually after I enter in my milage has always worked for me
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1 8/12/13 9:29 P
When I got to the gym and use their cardio equipment the calories burned on their machines differ to what this site says I have burned - can you change the calories burned on each exercise (as I can't see how to do that)? And has anyone else come across that?
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