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I love data!

Sunday, September 01, 2013

Thank you STR458! (aka karen). You have given me so many good ideas! You vlogged about reviewing your calories for a couple months and finding information to help you get out of maintenance and into losing more weight. So I thought "Hmmmmm....."
So back to the trackers I go. Here are some numbers:
avg. daily calories - 1707; worked out 19 days, avg. minutes per workout 73; weight loss 3 lbs,
avg. daily calories - 1589; worked out 26 days, avg. minutes per workout 63; weight loss 6 lbs.
avg. daily calories - 1671; worked out 24 days, avg. minutes per workout 72; weight loss 5 lbs.
******************what a difference 100 calories a day makes***************
From this I conclude that to reach One-derland by the end of the year I should keep my calories at around 1600/day on average, and keep up the workouts.
Without the nutrition and fitness trackers this information would have cost me a LOT more effort! Thank you Sparkpeople! I was feeling a little tenuous about getting under 200 by year end but now I feel more confident that I can predict it, control some of the variables, and achieve that goal in a healthy way.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
NUMD97 9/5/2013 1:50PM

    Well done! SP has added just these types of charts, and if you like data, you might want to investigate these.

Keep up the great work!

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CURTIOSITY 9/2/2013 4:43PM

    The monthly average tracking for calories consumed and expended is brilliant! Under 200 sounds soooo good - I'm right behind you. % )

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STR458 9/2/2013 12:12PM

    emoticon emoticon Amen!

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STEVEN_D 9/1/2013 7:34PM

    If this is the same Karen I am thinking of, she is very good with her vlogs. And you are doing very well with your calories and exercise minutes. WAY TO GO!!!

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