I plan to continue as I am doing for the time being and when my weight loss slows down then I'll omit casual steps altogether.
Fitness Minutes: (161,969)
10,819 11/11/13 8:10 A
Track it if you want or don't if you don't want to. Personally, I track all my steps. I use a BodyMedia but I do not use it's activity calculation; I delete it if it feeds. I strictly count my intentional exercise.
If you don't want to track casual steps then omit them out of your total exercise regimen. I used to omit them but I'm pretty active despite having a desk job career that I just include it all for my FitBit steps~
Fitness Minutes: (24,636)
211 11/10/13 5:28 P
I agree w/ not including the steps in my total unless I m actually breakung a sweat.
Fitness Minutes: (72,404)
2,489 11/10/13 4:40 P
You don't have to track steps. I don't. I would only track it if you average 10 000+ per day and your activity level is set to sedentary. Otherwise your calorie range is possibly too high because Spark already accounts for light activity. I don't count steps I take during the day, only when I go for an actual walk/hike for 30 mins+.
now that I do in excess of 3000 casual steps on my rest days, surely it is time to omit casual steps from my daily pedometer total? On joining SP I was advised to include ALL steps, not merely workouts.
I'd like to be able to track only those vigorous steps that are part of my workout. I don't want to continue to earn burned calories for casual steps, when I haven't even broken sweat clocking them up.
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