I did, but then I stepped back and realized how much time I was spending on doing things to gain points and not gain anything from it.
It's a good "hook" to get you into the website and learn what it has to offer. But then step back, decide what features you like about it, and just use those. I track nutrition and fitness trackers and have loaded my family's birthdays on the planner. And I occasionally look for an article or recipe when I have extra time. And even post some like today.
Fitness Minutes: (18,623)
222 9/9/10 1:37 P
I dig the points. I like seeing my team in the leaderboard and my name top 5 list of points on some teams I belong to. I've been known to keep a tab open in my browser for an article I've read in order to claim the points after my daily quotas/limits have been reset.
If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right. -- Henry Ford
I don't really care how many that I have, but I have seen that the more active I am on the site, the more points I have, the more attention I pay to my progress.
Fitness Minutes: (13,663)
403 9/7/10 2:10 P
I use them as a goal sometimes. Sometimes I don't pay much attention to them. Today I am using them to help motivate me and get me on the right track after a 4 day weekend. I got my 25 pt bonus today for 30 days active so I am trying to build on it and hit 100. I usually get 30 -40 pts per day.
Yes and no The points themselves are pointless. I find the process is great for learning about weight loss/healthy eating/exercise, etc. When I have the time I try for 100 a day, but if life is busy, I sign in, record fitness and leave.
Yet there was a man within me Could have risen to the clouds, Could have touched these winds, Bent and broken them down, Could have stood up sharply in the sky. --Wallace Stevens
Fitness Minutes: (55,779)
1,113 9/6/10 2:35 A
The points help me stay motivated, but I don't go 'crazy'. Some days are better than others, though.
Sometimes, I spend too much time on the site, and sometimes, I get on it, track my stuff, do a blog, and get off.
Fitness Minutes: (2,517)
135 9/6/10 2:13 A
When I initially started I went crazy. Now I just kind of take whatever I get. I do the poll and trivia every day. I also try and get my posts points. But if not, oh well.
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