I just looked at the website in the original link.
It seemed to imply burning a LOT of exercise calories per day - for me, it seemed to be assuming a calorie burn of 800 through exercise, which is pretty hard to do on a sustainable basis. In fact, I think it is pretty unrealistic for most people.
I'm pretty sure if you entered a daily calorie burn in that kind of range in Spark's Exercise Goasl, it would produce a fairly high recommended intake as well.
I removed the link... sorry 'bout that. Also, for the height... I actually wanted to know that thing because I want to put it into Sparkpeople, so that I could get meter/ cm.... so how do I do that?
Hehe. Yeah, 1550 sometimes seem too little; other times it feels like I'm trying to eat a mountain to fill it out. It'd be kinda cool to feel that way all the time, right? I'm definitely with you on following Sparkpeople's recommendations; I just got worried when I saw that weird number for a second there. Weight loss sure is a tricky game to play though, isn't it? One second you're eating too much, the other too little. Sigh.
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I wonder if the other tracker you mention was giving you a calorie range to maintain instead of to lose...? I wouldn't go over what sparkpeople recommends. 1550 is more than enough I KNOW there are some days where it doesn't seem like it :) but it really is, and the more you can accumulate a deficit of calories over time, the faster you will lose weight.
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Please note that SparkPeople does not permit linking to a websites that competes with SparkPeople therefore I am going to have to ask you to please remove the link from your post.
How do I do that? (I can only get feet/in to meters or just to cm...he he)
Also, quick question-- I went on another tracker website via link from another sparker. It said I should eat 1657 as the minimum, whereas spark has 1200 to 1550 (the link w/ calorie cycling, if you guys saw it).
That's a rather large discrepancy: what do you guys think? Should I increase my calories, or stay the same--any ideas?
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