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SPARK_COACH_JEN
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3/20/14 6:17 P

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If you search for the strength training exercises in our fitness tracker, they already have calories burned values assigned to them.

Hope that helps,

Coach Jen

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3/20/14 1:24 P

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Am sure someone has asked this before and someone has answered but...here goes. I wanted to add my strength training to my activity tracker but it asks for 'calories burned'. I have no idea. This would certainly make me happier to be able to see.

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3/19/14 11:18 P

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Thanks

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3/19/14 6:19 A

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If the Fitbit is recording that movement, then yes, you would be double-counting. But if it's not (like when you mentioned the upper body strength training that it's not picking up), then you could manually log it and you wouldn't be double-counting.

Does that help?

Coach Jen

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3/18/14 10:27 P

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What I'm asking is that if the SP tracker is assigning my FitBit movements minutes and distance wouldn't I be rerecording some of that information if I wanted to document a specific activity from the drop down menu if I wanted a log of the type of exercise I've done.

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“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit” – Conrad Hilton


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3/18/14 8:08 P

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I'm not sure I quite understand your question. If the Fitbit isn't picking up those activities, then yes, I would manually add them.

Hope that helps,

Coach Jen

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"No matter how slow you go, you are still lapping everybody on the couch."


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3/18/14 2:05 P

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Don’t shoot! I’m sure this question has been asked a million times before but consider this millionth and one time. My FitBit One is sync’d to SP and records all my steps for the day. For that reason I have not been recording my specific cardio activity so as to not double up the points and create false data. Now that I’m adding DVD strength training workouts such as Les Mills Pump, I’m really only getting credit for the lunge routine of the workout and not the other 25+ minutes of the workout and the effort. My question is: should I track the activity on top of what my FitBit is doing so that I can have a record of the specific activities that I’ve done or just record that strength training activities only?

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."- Margaret Thatcher

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit” – Conrad Hilton


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