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EXPOGIRL50 SparkPoints: (7,094)
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2/3/13 9:56 A

I don't.

CASSIOEPIA Posts: 18,093
2/3/13 8:52 A

It is all calculated for you based on several factors. If you want to read how it is done, Coach Becky explains it very well here:

www.sparkpeople.com/resource/calorie_calcu
lation101.asp


Please let me know if you still have questions after reading through.

Judi
Saskatchewan, Canada
JENNIEB52 SparkPoints: (4,215)
Fitness Minutes: (760)
Posts: 99
2/2/13 3:32 P

I would love am answer on this too... Because on WW you can either apply their exercise points to either a calorie deficit, or use them to offset calories consumed. I did really well by "earning" treats through exercise... Helped stop that mindless eating, because who wants to exercise off a family size bag of chips? And do you feel like eating a family size bag of chips after a good exercise session?

MTNMOMMA3 Posts: 67
2/2/13 8:12 A

When I was on the Daily Plate a few years ago, they subtracted calories burned from calories consumed, giving you a net calorie amount.

Is there a reason Spark People doesn't do this? Is it something I should count on in my head, or does that principle not actually work?

Christie, mom to three little guys-- 7, 5, 3 yrs.
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