Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 64,979
5/4/13 2:02 P

I'd agree you'd burn more, but most mapping features like ours don't take elevation into account. Your best bet would be to wear a heart rate monitor to get an accurate estimate of calories burned.

Coach Jen

CORTNEY-LEE SparkPoints: (67,852)
Fitness Minutes: (69,867)
Posts: 3,526
5/4/13 12:17 P

I decided to play around with this and think it is pretty neat.

I mapped my walk and was impressed how accurate it was on the distance, but it did not count for the terrain. My route has a lot of very steep hills (I have to drive up them in 2nd gear in my Jeep) so I would think I would burn more calories than if it was a flat surface.

Any thoughts?

Page: 1 of (1)  




Other Fitness and Exercise Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Does work count? 3/25/2016 8:53:25 PM
logging steps 2/25/2016 9:46:39 AM
Leslie Sansone vs. Jessica Smith 2/3/2016 11:27:30 AM
Does your company have a fitness program? 11/2/2016 10:13:47 AM
resistance bands 8/28/2016 3:21:05 AM