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TACDGB Posts: 6,136
12/14/12 4:57 P

I too agree that you need to measure your average workout and log that accordingly. If you workout more just add a healthy snack. I would eat more protein as that helps with muscle building if you are doing px90.

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SPARK_COACH_JEN Posts: 59,023
12/14/12 12:29 P

Hi Jessica

I wouldn't worry too much about small fluctuations from time to time. I would set your calories burned to reflect the average you're burning each week. If you go over occasionally, you might want to throw in an extra snack or two if you feel like you need it. But as long as you're in the ballpark most of the time, you're on the right track.

Hope that helps,

Coach Jen

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12/14/12 8:24 A

stay in my calorie range for that i burn a week. i manually put in estimating that I burn around 700 calories per day 6 days a week. I mix things up a lot. I run someday days for an hour so if i do six mile there is 600 plus at least 25 to 30 mintues of circut training....then another day I might use a elipitical for an hour 500 something burned, plus a jillian micheals 6 weeks abs workout..... then another day i might spin for an hour 500 something again, and then another day tae-bo 500 something again. But on most days I am also following loosely the p90x weight lifting program and i know you burn some mega calorie from that. Also here is the problem sometimes I am may not be able to do a work out for a a day or two ( do to rasing my daughter or being ill or no motivation) so than my calorie count is all wrong.......

so for instance because i worked out so hard today. I went over my calorie burn for the week. would I just ajust that number to allow for a workout for tom? and eat within the new calorie range it gives me . I hope this makes some sense. If it doesnt just ask questions and I will do my best to try to explain...thanks.....for any advice....

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