I would suggest getting a heart rate monitor. This is like the 3rd time I've posted this on a message board in the past 10 minutes I think..haha. But I absolutely love mine and it gives a more accurate read out of what you actually did. I use mine for cardio and strength training, and it helps me keep track of not only calories and time, but also how hard I am working so I don't over exert myself. Polar makes some pretty good monitors that aren't too expensive. Also, go with one with a chest strap. Much easier to use.
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I finally bit the bullet & am hitting the gym. I am using a personal trainer for 1 hr/week. She has me doing a variety of cardio exercises - mostly 5-10 min each - & some stretching. I want to track this, but wasn't sure how. I could just enter 50 min cardio (accounting for 10 min moving from one activity to another), but I have no idea how many calories to count.
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