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LINDAWEEKS1 Posts: 194
8/15/13 5:17 P

Thanks ladies you both had good advice.
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8/15/13 4:59 P

When I'm gardening, I only track it when I'm doing the heavy stuff; digging, hoeing, pulling weeds, etc. If I'm just spraying things or picking vegetables, it's just bonus movement, and I don't count it as exercise.

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8/15/13 8:32 A

If this is a fairly regular activity I would just put yourself as "lightly active" on your account. Then you can just count planned exercise in your fitness tracker.


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LINDAWEEKS1 Posts: 194
8/15/13 7:47 A

I work in my garden for hours some days weeding and harvesting. I'm concerned the fitness tracker calculates too many calories burned for these chores.What I do doesn't get my heart rate up but I do feel it in my muscles. Should I track less time in the garden or is this correct?

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