Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
AGILEDOBE Posts: 428
8/22/13 11:34 A

Thanks, I need all the credit I can get !!

MOTIVATED@LAST Posts: 15,305
8/22/13 11:08 A

Warm up and warm down are exercise, and should still be tracked.

But you should track them seperately to avoid overestimating.

So it would be 2 x 5 mins @ 2 mph, plus 20 mins @ 2.5 mph.

M@L

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (59,854)
Fitness Minutes: (14,921)
Posts: 9,705
8/22/13 10:49 A

Warm up and cool down is still exercise! I track them, but separately. I'm not actually walking 2.5 MPH for 30 minutes if 10 of those are warmup/cooldowns -- so I create a separate entry for those so I don't overinflate calories burned. I keep the mileage separate, and use the mileage tracker for both entries.

AGILEDOBE Posts: 428
8/22/13 10:21 A

I warm up and cool down at a lower rate than my workout rate. When I record my time say at 2.5 mph for 30 minutes, should that time include the warm and cool phase time as well ? Or should I be monitoring strictly the time I am walking at full speed? Thanks

Page: 1 of (1)  




Other Fitness and Exercise Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Where could I find free pedometers? 1/5/2016 9:52:46 PM
vacation 7/27/2015 1:41:48 PM
Speaking of Fitness Apps 8/5/2015 11:13:11 AM
Hard to figure out good exercises for home 1/15/2016 4:40:15 PM
MELT 3/15/2016 12:27:19 PM