SparkPeople Fitbit Users Unite! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=36986 A place on SparkPeople for FitBit users to get together - for more information check out www.fitbit.com SparkPeople Fitbit Users Unite! Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=36986 IT IS ME AGAIN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x60075876 I AM BACK AND I AM READY TO DO THIS THIS TIME BECAUSE I AM DOING IT FOR ME MYSELF AND I Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:23:27 EST Fitbit flex. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x60067805 I had recently experienced a problem with syncing, charging and alarm malfunction with my flex. Upon doing a little investigation I found the solution. <BR> 1) Plug in charger <BR> 2) Install battery into charger <BR> 3) Straighten out a paper clip <BR> 4) Insert paper clip into the hole located on the back of the charger for 3 to 6 seconds. <BR> That will reset the charger. It also solved all my problems. I hope this was helpful. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:41:36 EST Missing it http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x60058825 Pancreaytus caused by gall stone blocking a path. Hospital since Saturday. Well enough for gall bladder removal tomorrow. Got in some steps yesterday and today since they trust i can walk again and won't let that talent take me to the tastee freeze stand. Cheers Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:54:33 EST All Day Activity http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x60056830 Hi Everyone, <BR> I've had my fit bit for over a year now and love it! I also loved how it would sync with my Spark Fitness Tracker, However I noticed last week that my All Day activity minutes have dropped significantly, for example on Dec 4th I tracked 11250 steps and my All-Day activity was 190 minutes and on Dec 14th I tracked 14177 steps and my All-Day activity was 19 minutes. Has anyone else had this happen? Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:09:41 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x60056680 Hello Fellow Fitbit'ers :) <BR> <BR> I wanted to take a few moments to introduce myself to the group. I signed up for SP a while back and I think this is the first time that I've been consistently putting this website to use. There are so many resources on this website and I love it. SP has become something that I look forward to everyday. <BR> <BR> I lost weight last year to be in one of my best friends wedding and I've slowly but surely gained some of the weight back so I'm here to make... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:52:35 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x60053312 Hi! <BR> <BR> My name is Kim. <BR> <BR> I have been using Fitbit for over a year and really love it, but then I lost my Zip (the tracker) and my fitness zip has been on and off again for over a year. I had lost about 40 pounds with Sparkpeople, but then hit a plateau for about 4 months and then started regaining. The Zip at least helped me to remain mindful of staying active. I have replaced the Zip with a Flex and am getting used to it. <BR> <BR> I would love to part of some challenges o... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:52:18 EST lost fitbit one charger? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x60032926 I can't find mine and needed it urgently today, but found this web page: <BR> http://irisclasson.com/2014/03/08/making<BR>-your-own-diy-fitbit-one-charger/ <BR> It works! I just taped the wires on to the FB contacts, and it charged beautifully. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:37:25 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 12/14/14- 12/20/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x60020709 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>199</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK! <BR>... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:50:01 EST Fitbit flex warranty? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x60014175 didn't see anything in the package about warranty on this? does the company warranty the flex? or should I buy the warranty from walmart? Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:36:43 EST add me please http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59985769 https://www.fitbit.com/user/2YVDVQ add me please Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:31:10 EST new droid phone update...? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59978576 Can someone please check their "track your exercise" button on the dashboard on your phone....when I click on it the next page,a blue screen with dots is visible. My problem is that it shows the week of AUGUST 3 - 9! And swiping to the left shows 2 more screens that are also stuck in August. I don't know how to change it. <BR> <BR> any suggestions? Tue, 9 Dec 2014 11:22:01 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 12/07/14- 12/13/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59958722 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK! <BR>... Sun, 7 Dec 2014 10:06:22 EST lrh1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59956432 Hi every one I hope your enjoyed this site I like a lot and the encouragement. San Jose cal. Sun, 7 Dec 2014 01:42:49 EST Charge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59943992 Hi all, <BR> <BR> So I am upgrading from my one which i have loved to I believe the charge. Thought about getting the charge HR but I don't really need to always know my heartrate. <BR> <BR> Anyone have a charge? Do you love it? <BR> <BR> Thanks <BR> Ingrid Fri, 5 Dec 2014 12:44:12 EST Grandma sent me a Charge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59938494 My Grandmother sent me a Fitbit Charge for Christmas. She said I could just go ahead and use it. I love it! It's neat that it vibrates once you hit your goal for the day. It will take some getting used to wearing though. Thu, 4 Dec 2014 21:13:38 EST THIS TIME IT FOR ME http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59937280 I HAVE BEEN ON AND OFF AT SPARKS BUT THIS TIME I AM BACK FOR ME AND THIS TIME I AM GOING TO FINISH WHAT I START Thu, 4 Dec 2014 18:43:58 EST Hi I'm New http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59936566 Hi <BR> I'm back again and I have 10 lbs to lose.and get toned and fit and I'm getting my famity to eat healthy also. <BR> Thu, 4 Dec 2014 16:47:01 EST Sync issues with my new Fitbit Charge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59923968 Hi, I got a fitbit charge yesterday and connected spark with it. When I sync it multiple times, at the end of the day I see all the food entered in spark did not get updated into fitbit log. How do I correct this? <BR> I have the dongle connected @ home and use the fitbit dashboard, I also have the sparkpeople and fitbit iOS app. <BR> <BR> Best way to use is to sync exercise in Fitbit and food in spark? Please help me. <BR> <BR> -Manasa Wed, 3 Dec 2014 09:29:37 EST new unit is already defective http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59921547 ok the company replaced my fitbit one and i charged it up and starting using it on sunday <BR> <BR> normally while i sleep I will wake up and find about 550 calories burned. <BR> <BR> for the last two days, my total calories for the day is now showing as 568 calories and steps taken about 1150 no flights of stairs recorded <BR> <BR> this is crazy since i have been walking and doing lots of cleaning and dancing for over an hour <BR> <BR> has anyone else had a replacement that acted craz... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 00:19:35 EST New to Fitbit group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59913626 On a mission to stay motivated enough to lose 40+ pounds and would love some support. I have always thought that accountability is a great motivator. Would love support from friends. Tue, 2 Dec 2014 08:30:45 EST New To Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59912464 Hello Everyone, <BR> <BR> I get my FitBit Charge today. I had the BodyMedia but since Jawbone bought the company they have stopped supporting the device. I had been wanting to try a FitBit so this gave me the excuse i needed to get one. <BR> <BR> I am from SC,i am 48,married and have one chihuahua Lilly who is my baby..that is her in my avi. I love to run,lift weight and do yoga daily. <BR> <BR> I look forward to getting to know you all... Tue, 2 Dec 2014 05:15:56 EST New to FitBit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59908521 Hello all, <BR> <BR> I am new to FitBit. I have the Charge. It is a little confusing on when to where it to be as accurate as possible. I try to keep my hand as still as possible when I am not working out. Any advice will be appreciated. Thanks! Mon, 1 Dec 2014 18:20:29 EST Replacement Accessories Out of Warranty? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59904718 The clip for my Fitbit One broke today (again - this has happened before). Last time this happened (about 2 months after I got the fitbit), they replaced the clip free of charge. However, this time I'm outside of my 1 year warranty (it's even been over a year since this last happened). <BR> <BR> Has anyone had any success getting replacement accessories/parts despite being out of warranty? Should I even bother contacting them or just bite the bullet and pay $20 for the replacement clip? Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:37:47 EST balancing steps with weight training http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59896765 In the past week I have participated in two challenges through Fitbit. One was a weekend challenge and the other a Workweek challenge. What I discovered was that in order to get the steps I needed I sacrificed my weight training. How do you do both? Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:51:32 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 11/30/14- 12/06/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59894238 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK! <BR>... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:17:38 EST Hello everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59878659 I've been a member of this team for over a month, sorry it took so long to introduce myself. <BR> I'm Lisa and I've been on spark people for almost 5 years. My husband gave me my Fitbit as a gift and I love it. Had the Spark Tracker for 6 months and it was ok, but the fit bit is so much more precise. Love it. Keep Sparking !!!!! <em>524</em> Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:09:56 EST I need buddies!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59863275 HELP! <BR> <BR> I'm new and I came here because I'm looking for a support group to help me with my goals. I'm looking to lose 40lbs and gain my life back. I'll journal almost daily and track my progress and it'd be great to have some people to share this journey with :) Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:58:14 EST Hidden Emoticons Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17877x36986x59847264 We play this on another team that I'm on and it is interesting to see what emoticon shows up. After you click on the "Reply" button, just click on the "Add an Emoticon" button and select any emoticon. Take note of the last number played and substitute the next number in the brackets. Click on "Post Message" and see what emoticon shows up. I'll start the first two! <BR> <BR> NOTE: Sometimes it won't be anything. Sometimes, it will be a surprise! Several of them won't be in Sparks emoticons. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:43:19 EST Just getting started http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59838848 I'm aiming for 50,000 steps exercising for five days this week <BR> 11/23 <BR> 11/24 <BR> 11/25 <BR> 11/26 <BR> 11/27 <BR> 11/28 <BR> 11/29 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:09:47 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 11/23/14- 11/29/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59837649 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>523</em> !!! <BR> <BR> OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK! <BR> <... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:56:01 EST New to team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59836354 Hi there, I'm new to the Fitbit team and Im looking forward to some challenges Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:10:59 EST Introducing Cookiemaker-01 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59834408 I'm retired from a desk job April, 2014. I have a back injury in which occurred back in 2000, I fell down our front steps and I went down on one step and my back hit the step above. It pushed a disk forward but didn't realize the injury was there until several years later. I went on the Ideal Protein Diet and lost about 65 pounds back in 2012 but had other health issues that required me to forgo the diet. I have since been trying to loose the remaining weight with no luck. I loose some t... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:18:15 EST Lost without my fitbit! Anyone try Noom walk? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59807162 I put my fitbit flex on the charger this morning and forgot to grab it before I left for work. I feel so lost without it! <BR> <BR> Now I'm looking for a pedometer app to track my steps for today. Has anyone tried Noom Walk for Android? Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:11:37 EST New! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59804469 Good morning! I just wanted to introduce myself and say hello! I'm back on the wagon, trying to get this weight off, so I came back to Spark People. Great resource! <BR> <BR> Looking forward to meeting you, and friending you on my FitBit. Definitely need the motivation this time. Getting too old to carry around this weight. <BR> <BR> Have a great day! <BR> Valerie Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:20:45 EST No longer able to view my notifications http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59787388 About a week ago I was no longer able to view my notifications from friends. The notifications icon is red and when I click on it I just get a spinning wheel but nothing loads. When I went to the forum I am not the only one with this issue but so far I have found no solutions. I did turn in a claim ticket they just suggested I turn on my notifications BUT that is clicked and I have not changed it since getting my fitbit and I was able to view my notifications before so not sure what has ch... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:28:46 EST hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59775757 Hello I'm Andrea. I'm new to fitbit. I have the fitbit one and love it so far. I'm trying to cut down on my food intake and get down to a healthy weight. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:43:01 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 11/16/14- 11/22/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59774808 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>199</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK! <B... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 09:10:43 EST Had to replace my FITBIT! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59767104 First: Thank you FITBIT for making it so easy to sync the new one so I have the same friends, it syncs with SP and I have all my data! <BR> <BR> Second: It was kinda weird not having it, or rather my reaction to not having it! I am ok with how much I like it, though. It keeps me moving,,,, Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:29:23 EST Dead FItBit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59750942 Actually my Blog post today is all about this. But I thought it was hilarious thst they could read on their computer in their call center, where ever on this big blue marble it's located, that my FitBit One was having a battery issue. <BR> <BR> Do you realize the implications? The NSA could know when you are walking or sitting on your behind too long. A message pops up on your computer screen, <BR> <BR> "Dear Tim, <BR> <BR> "Our analysts have determined that you either are not carrying ... Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:20:17 EST New Fitbit User http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59747158 Hi Everyone, <BR> <BR> My name is Terrie and I have been using a FitBit One for about 9 months. It keeps me motivated to move on those days when I can't make it to the gym. In the past 11 months I have lost 35lbs which means I am half way to my goal. Yipeee. I have been averaging 17,000 steps a day, but live in Ohio and the cold weather and early darkness (we don't have sidewalks) is upon us so my average is slipping. I'll just have to make sure I move more in the office and park furthe... Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:35:36 EST Couple of Questions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59738506 So, I've linked my FitBit to SP - yay, me! BUT. I don't understand why the FitBit doesn't record all of my tracked food information. For example, it doesn't pull the amount of fiber, even though I track it. Any ideas? <BR> <BR> Also, my notification of messages on the FitBit site is red, which I assume means I have a message. But it won't load. Now what do I do? <BR> <BR> Thanks in advance for your help. <BR> Susan Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:48:13 EST Introduction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59719157 I am new to FitBit but have been a member of SparkPeople for a few years. Trying to regain my strength, flexibility, and stamina after major surgery and cancer treatment. Thought FitBit would be a good fit for tracking and encouragement. Blessings to all. <em>524</em> Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:16:24 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 11/09/14- 11/15/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59708925 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> OUR THREAD CONTINUES TO GROW EACH WEEK! <BR>... Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:28:37 EST zero minutes??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59707901 I have a Zip. Yesterday I tracked not a great day but over 4000 steps many of which were in the moderately intense range. However on Fitbit.com it is crediting me with those steps and mileage but with ZERO minutes of activity! What??? How can that be? <BR> <BR> Fortunately when I synched with Sparkpeople I got credit for 66 minutes of activity. I know that the two do not usually match on minutes and Spark minutes are usually higher than what the Fit says but why would the Fit say I had ZERO ... Sun, 9 Nov 2014 07:58:42 EST How does fitdatasync work? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59669679 Somebody mentioned how to link the Garmin Connect site (Vivovit) to Fitbit. <BR> It is hidden in the Fitbit site. It can be found using this link: https://www.fitbit.com/apps/fitdatasync. <BR> <BR> I had two FitBits that died on me in 9 months. Instead of getting a 3rd FitBit, I got a Vivofit. <BR> <BR> Currently, FitBit data syncs up with SP. However Vivofit (Garmnin) does not. <BR> <BR> I was hoping that fitdatasync would act like a "middleman" between the Vivovit and SP so that Fitbit ... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 08:00:20 EST New fitbit software update? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59642010 Has anyone noticed the new fitbit software update (it's been about a week) - they removed the number of steps in the Activities log - the only way to see the number of steps is to open the dashboard. Unfortunately, I have an Android phone (one that they do not support an HP One X) so I walk and I Have to log into my computer to see how many steps and I can not look at my log - I have to open the dashboard which is obnoxious!! What made them think that taking away the number of steps on ... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 15:36:03 EST Over 50 and still working.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59641267 so my step goal may look tiny to some, but I'm shooting for 7500 steps per day. I will be able to maintain my weight loss and trim a little more body fat with a proper diet. <BR> <BR> I'm looking for a goal I can live with longterm. Anyone with me? <BR> <BR> Cindy <BR> <BR> Sun, 2 Nov 2014 13:58:24 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 11/02/14- 11/08/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59638368 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 08:48:37 EST new here... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59635607 Hello, my name is Terri, I'm a pharm-tech, I spend a lot of hours on my feet, dealing with severe lower back, hip and leg pain..partly due to the extra pounds I'm lugging around...bought my fitbit Oct 4, 2014 and the only time I'm not using it is when it's charging, which is while I'm stationary so I don't miss a step....on average I walk 8000+ at work and come home to complete a video workout...my goal is to loose 50 lbs (down 14 from a 64 lb goal since Aug 2014), my fitbit is my daily remin... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 23:13:31 EST Fitbit and stationary bikes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59632636 Does anybody else have problems with inaccurate logging while riding a stationary recumbent bike? I did 30 minutes on the bike, for 11 miles and 20 minutes on the treadmill for another mile and I only logged 7837 steps to this point (5:00pm) today Sat, 1 Nov 2014 17:12:04 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59621681 Hello, all! I just got my Fitbit Flex last week and am still figuring it all out. If nothing else, it is helping me stay on track just by knowing its there. Bummed that it doesn't track floors, though. <BR> <BR> Susan Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:43:24 EST Help needed with fitbit one http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59616847 I've synced my fitbit one to SP <BR> and started syncing each day for my fitness minutes - yesterday for example I did 6642 steps and it shows that as 62 minutes ... I know I did 15 minutes of an actual walk; the rest was taking lots of short walks and moving during the day <BR> but on SP it is counting as 62 minutes exercise <BR> in some ways - yes it was that time ... just not consecutively <BR> is this what i should be recording? or not <em>24</em> <BR> Thanks Fri, 31 Oct 2014 04:26:08 EST Hey! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59598893 Hi! I'm new(er) to sparkpeople. I have been using my fitbit for 1.5 yrs! I love the fact it keeps me motivated. Looking to get healthy! :) Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:27:50 EST I'm new http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59596334 Hi! I'm a new user to SparkPeople, and I'm looking for friends. I am a full time working mom of a very active 7 year old boy. I volunteer at school, have a full time job at the office and part time job at home. I am also very active in my local adoption community. I love reading and spending time with friends and family. I am getting back into exercise after my surgery almost 2 years ago. I want to so this but need motivation otherwise I won't push myself. I'm excited to be on this jo... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:53:39 EST Anybody else having problems with FitBit Flex? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59594939 Since 2/1/14, I've gone through two FitBit Flexes.The second one just died on me yesterday. Has anybody else here had problems with the Flex? <BR> <BR> I ended up getting a Garmin Vivofit, hoping it holds up longer and better than the Flex. However, I'm now wondering if I should've looked into getting another FitBit product since SP imports the data from the FitBit activity trackers, but not the Vivofit. <BR> <BR> Are better there FitBit products more reliable than the Flex? <BR> Wou... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:02:59 EST Giving my fitbit a rest http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59583056 Just wondered if anyone else has done this? I've had mine for maybe two years (2 replaced in that time) <BR> <BR> Spark just had a 50 percent off for their tracker, and both seemed to register the same after a little bit of adjusting on my part. <BR> <BR> I tried using two trackers, but I just got frusterated. <BR> <BR> Any comments? Mon, 27 Oct 2014 16:59:04 EST Fitbit Announces 3 New Fitbits http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59581275 <link>www.fitbit.com </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141<BR>027005776/en/Fitbit-Announces-Fitbit-C<BR>harge-Fitbit-Charge-HR#.VE56LI9b_iF </link> <BR> <BR> <link>www.androidpolice.com/2014/10/27/fit<BR>bit-announces-wave-new-fitness-tracker<BR>s-charge-charge-hr-surge/ </link> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:02:39 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 10/26/14- 11/01/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59569289 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>523</em> !!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303<... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:10:40 EST Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59553183 Hi! I'm June and I bought my Fitbit this month. Last night at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, and throughout the day I logged 20000 steps! That's a personal best! Usually my day is half that! Looking forward to the encouragement! We can do this! <em>381</em> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:39:18 EST Looking forward to a successful journey http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59542823 I just finished my first week with my new fitbit one. Came across Spark People this morning and like what I see. Also doing Weight Watchers. Here's hoping I can find the self-discipline I need. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:02:59 EST FitBit not Syncing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59539373 This has probably been brought up before but I can't find the link to a thread at the moment. I went to sync my FitBit this morning and after many tries and checking the battery (which was fine) and even having it in the charger next to the dongle it still won't sync. I do have display on it when I press the button but the display does not come up when I request it to sync. Any suggestions or pointer to a thread that has already dealt with this problem? Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:44:25 EST Bonjour/Hi From Laval Quebec Canada http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59526193 Hi fit-biters, <BR> <BR> I'm Christine and just joined a couple of days ago. Got my fitbit about a week ago and have really been enjoying it. I'm here for the same reason as everybody on spark's. To lose weight, get in shape and maintain it. And of course, the most important reason's my daughter and husband. Although I'm healthy, I am overweight, and it's time to lose the extra weight. Nice to meet you all, and see you on the challenges. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:32:09 EST hello new to spark people.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59515550 Hello and welcome to my health and wellness fitness journey, this was actually my very first day of my journey. Actually a few days ago I have made a health discovery from my cpap machine. I really haven't been consistent with my machine and the cause of myself not being consistent with it, very tired throughout the day, very low energy. At first I thought it was my thyroid problems, but I said to myself let me try using my machine consistently for a few days and see what happens. The results... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:04:54 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 10/19/14- 10/25/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59499507 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>199</em> Back!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:25:49 EST Fitbit App Daily Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59487155 I was invited to participate in a Fitbit Daily Showdown Challenge. The person invited a few of us to compete with each other for the day. The Fitbit app sent us messages throughout the day as participants updated, telling us who was neck and neck or who had pulled ahead. It was a lot of fun and pushed me to get more steps in. <BR> <BR> Has anyone tried it? Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:40:39 EST Introduce self http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59466924 I am Cindy.,,,,purchased fitbit a few days ago and so far i LOVE it Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:53:21 EST New Fitbit Charge coming http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59459414 <link>www.theverge.com/2014/10/14/6977583/<BR>fitbit-charge-fitness-trackers-leak </link> <BR> <BR> this is the newest model Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:25:05 EST First step http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59432628 Every journey starts with a single step. My tourney starts today, my first step is joining sparkpeople. <BR> Hello fellow travellers! Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:38:08 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 10/12/14- 10/18/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59432609 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> Back!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:35:23 EST Killing my battery http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59394340 I have the fitbit flex. I do check my progress on my phone throughout the day, but not constantly- when I finish a big walk, or every couple of hours. Why is this thing killing my battery? I have a Samsung Galaxy S4. Any help? <BR> <BR> Thanks in advance <em>41</em> Wed, 8 Oct 2014 06:51:41 EST Intermittent Tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59394227 For awhile, I thought I was imaging things but yesterday I realized, my Fitbit Flex isn't always tracking. Am I the only one having this issue? Makes me not so happy with my Fitbit. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 06:36:51 EST Flex battery problems http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59382197 When I went to Sync my flex tonight it told me that I had only tracked 214 steps. I had been wearing it for over 12 hours, so I knew that wasn't true. Even though I charged it last night, the battery had died. I've only had my flex since mid-July, so I'm very upset. I contacted customer service and am hoping they get back to me soon. Anyone else having problems with their battery? Mon, 6 Oct 2014 23:41:37 EST fitbit zip battery problems. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59380896 My fitbit zip started being wonky today. It had a half filled in battery symbol that was blinking. I replaced the battery and it is still the same blinking symbol. <BR> Help?! Mon, 6 Oct 2014 21:26:45 EST Aria Scale- http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59378572 Hello fellow fitbitters!! <BR> <BR> SO as a reward for hitting a fitness goal of mine, I decided to order the Aria scale. I have read a lot of great reviews on them. <BR> <BR> I am super excited. It should be here in 4 days. I feel like a goof being this excited about a scale, lol. I had to share with the team. <BR> <BR> Do any other fitbitters out there have this scale? Mon, 6 Oct 2014 16:52:30 EST Jen http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59377715 Hi, I’m Jen. I am almost 28 and have been using spark people for about 45 days and just got my fitbit today. How do you guys like it with spark people? Mon, 6 Oct 2014 15:05:31 EST Walking in heals http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59377144 Silly question but is there anyway to account for walking around the office and such while in heals? Does it take more work to do that or is it just my calves? I just started a new job and have been wearing heals and my calves are feeling the burn. Can I account for this at all? Mon, 6 Oct 2014 13:52:17 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 10/05/14- 10/11/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59362450 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> Back!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 07:42:59 EST Fitbit adding wayyy too many minutes to spark! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59349756 I apologize if this has been asked before (and I'm sure it has), but I'm struggling to find an answer. I have a fitbit ordered and on it's way so I downloaded the app and discovered that I can use that to link to my spark account and use my phone like a fitbit. So far today I have taken over 10,000 steps just between work and errands and have not done any real exercise, but for some reason fitbit has added over 100 minutes of exercise to my fitness tracker on spark which is now saying that I ... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 19:38:46 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 09/28/14- 10/04/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59288617 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>523</em> !!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303<... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:48:53 EST Fitbit Step for 21-27 Sept 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59273649 Hello all, <BR> <BR> I am new to Sparkpeople and this Forum. I am not sure if I have to manually put in my steps or if there is an automate way they are added. I have my Fitbit One syncing with My Fitness page. Currently I am just entering my steps manually. <BR> <BR> 21 Sep - 33,310 <BR> 22 Sep - 36,704 <BR> 23 Sep - 34,608 <BR> 24 Sep - 33,469 <BR> 25 Sep - 8,211 (day of rest) <BR> 26 Sep - 37,537 <BR> 27 Sep -35,175 Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:23:44 EST Anyone had a bad sync and got it fixed? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59245105 When I synced my Fitbit tonight it only gave me 6 minutes of active time. I had over 10,000 steps in and played 18 holes of golf and an earlier strength toning workout. I only got 1 point for exercise. Usually get 24 for 10,000 steps and 18 holes of golf. Need correction. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:21:21 EST FitBit Sync http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59238884 I answered my own question already LOL <BR> <em>198</em> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:29:28 EST New member http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59226359 Hi everyone. I'm Sue. In Last October I was 188Lbs. I joined Weight Watchers and only lost 10 lbs by January. So in January I joined Dr. Bernstein Diet & Health Clinic and got down to 128 by May. It is the healthiest I have felt in about 30 years. I have not gone to Dr. B's since July and am now up to 148lbs so I thought I would get myself a Fitbit and join Sparkpeople to see if I can get myself back down to the 128 point again. My weight loss was diet only no scheduled exercise at all,... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:58:17 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 09/21/14- 09/27/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59214062 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>199</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:05:31 EST Starting Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59205936 Seems as if every time I start back onto my exercise and diet program, something throws me off. This time it's a chest cold and laryngitis. Good walking work-out last Monday and then I got sick.Still can't speak clearly. Hope that by Monday I'll be feeling better. <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> I'm a 60-something woman in Brooklyn who has been overweight except for one period in the 80's after I did a semi-starvation fast. Except for that time, and another time that I used the Fat Flush program ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:27:19 EST Weight change on fitbit comin to sparks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59198384 Has anyone else noticed that fitbit changes weight (it changed mine to 707 lbs) then it changes all my settings over here. Of course no one is a help over there. So i thought i would ask here. I got help fixing stuff over here finally. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:16:57 EST help! I totally screwed up my stride length! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59187791 I messed up my stride length from the start and I have no clue how I did it! Does any one know how to fix it? I walked over 5000 steps and it said my distance was less than a mile! Please help! Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:11:17 EST Fitbit one constantly shutting down http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59175625 I have a Fitbit One, which I love. However, in the past month or so, it has taken to just shutting down. At the end of the day, I check it and it's off and I've lost pretty much a whole day worth of data. To add insult to injury, the clip broke last night and it's nearly impossible to attach it to anything. <BR> <BR> So, I could get a new clip, which looks like it will have to be ordered. I could get a Fitbit Flex, which might not have these problems, but I'd have to hope that it does in... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:32:09 EST Hello from Andrea http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59161055 Hi! I got the pink fitbit flex that I have had on my wish list since before Christmas. My husband gave it to me for my 35th birthday a week ago. It works great and I love it. My problem lies in the 10,000 step daily goal. I'm a homemaker and can't figure out how to log that many steps. <BR> At first, I didn't do any extra activity because I wanted to see how my ordinary day stacked up, but for the last few days I have added some exercise to try and reach the goal. I did some Wii Fit, which di... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:18:39 EST Kia ora (Hi) from New Zealand http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59148253 Kia ora, I'm Karen aka Mama_Kaz. Bought my fitbit on the weekend as I am participating in the 100kms in 100days challenge here in NZ (Walk 1km each day for 100days). Newbie to Sparkpeople but loving the site. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:50:50 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59140257 Hello, I'm not new to SP, but my hubby gave me a fitbit for my birthday. I'm trying to figure out how it all works. I'll probably be back asking questions! Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:36:03 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 09/14/14- 09/20/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59139331 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 08:45:28 EST Hello everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59128618 My name is Lucy and I have about 30 pounds that I'd like to lose. I first starting using my Fitbit Flex in July when we went on vacation. I joined Spark (again) about a week ago. I'm hoping to pair the two and be successful in my weight loss journey. I look forward to "meeting" you all. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:35:51 EST To begin again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59103900 I am a 48 y/o single female looking to make significant life changes. I have three grown children and 3 grandchildren. I have struggled with my weight since the birth of my oldest child in 1986. Before that I was active in dance and other activities. My goal is to lose 80 pounds and go back to an active lifestyle now that my kids are grown and out of the house. I look forward to meeting people here and getting to know and support the connections I make. <BR> Cheryl Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:29:02 EST Hi from Munich, Germany! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x59100062 I just started with FitBit and SparkPeople. <BR> I live in Munich, Germany and I am 42 years old. I work as a school coach for children (learning, German, English). I tell them a lot about reaching their goals so I want to become the best example :-) <BR> I own a German Longhaired Pointer dog, her name is Dixie, and she makes me move. I try to hit the gym daily and I started running on the treadmill recently again after 7 years of forgetting about myself.... <BR> I am looking forward to all o... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:27:05 EST I think my fitbit is dying http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59070471 I have had it for almost a year and a half and from what I have read that is a fairly good time for one of these. It has a really hard time recharging and takes for-EVER. <BR> Don't think I am gonna repurchase it even though its a huge help keeping me motivated to get more movement in and I love the sleep feature. <BR> Its just too much money to replace so often. Sun, 7 Sep 2014 12:35:50 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 09/07/14- 09/13/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x59068669 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> back!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 10:01:13 EST Last night's sleep.....weird http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59068298 On my dashboard this morning FitBit says that I had 7hours and 44 minutes sleep last night and that I was awake 15 times and restless 15 times. <BR> <BR> Now, when I go to the sleep log page I find the following: <BR> Time to fall asleep 0 minutes, times awakened 30, in bed for 7 hours44mins, actual sleep time 7hrs 44 mins. THEN it says that my sleep efficiency was 100%! <BR> <BR> 100% when I was awake 15 times and restless 15 times? I know for a fact I was awake a lot in the night and I ... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 09:20:25 EST Help with fitbit flex! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59063094 I don't know what's wrong but fitbit added 5000 steps while I was talking on the phone. Okay I was pacing, but I doubt that I truly walked this much in less than an hour. I move my hands a lot when I talk, can this be the reason why? <BR> <BR> Also I kind of feel that it's adding more than the actual calories that I burn when I exercise: I'm normally pretty lazy and I'm struggling to do 15 minutes of exercise everyday (approx 150-200 calories). Since fitbit the calories burned recorded vary... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 17:26:32 EST Gave up with FB on Spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x59058627 I had to unsync my fitbit. Spark seemed to think I was burning around 800 calories in my fitbit entries. Ridiculous when I was at max, walking 30-60 mins a day. It even gave that daft figure when i was sitting at my computer for almost the whole day. Spark 2500+ cals vs fitbit 1800 cals for a sedentary day. The activity minutes were also completely different to the fitbit very active minutes. It made a right mess of my fitness tracker. <BR> <BR> Did anyone else have this problem and ... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 08:09:29 EST How about a little music to move to... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17877x36986x59031691 LAKENDAL suggested we start a thread of song videos to get moving to, and boost our step count, so here are the two we already mentioned... <BR> <BR> LAKENDAL shared Luke Bryan's Country Girl (Shake it For Me) <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdE9mnIuO2k </link> <BR> <BR> I shared Jimmy Nail's Calling Out Your Name: <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wtC-CcF4DQ </link> <BR> <BR> As a bonus, How about this one... <BR> <BR> Billy Idol - Mony Mony. Get's me up out of... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:48:11 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 08/31/14- 09/06/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58998679 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>523</em> !!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303<... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:57:17 EST Mackinaw Bridge walk http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58998505 Tomorrow (Labor Day) is the annual Mackinaw Bridge walk in Michigan. Anyone from Michigan going? This will be my second time doing it. It's a lot of fun and will be a great way to get my steps in for the day. <BR> <BR> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:40:12 EST What Gets You Moving Each Day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58996433 How do you get to your step targets? Do you have favourite forms of exercise? Guilty pleasures that add to your step count? Are you an exercise purist? Or do you play games to get moving? <BR> <BR> I do love my Wii. I have loads of movement games for it - Step to the Beat (Walk it Out in the USA), Exerbeat, all the Just Dance titles, and Zumba, plus Abba, Black Eyed Peas, Michael Jackson, Kylie Sing and Dance, and Dance on Broadway. <BR> <BR> Also, I've created a walking playlist on my... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:38:40 EST Good ol' MC Hammer! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58993132 Good ol' MC Hammer got me over ten thousand steps today. Realised I needed just under a thousand more to hit 10,000, so popped the original Just Dance game into my Wii. Ring My Bell, Girls and Boys, and Step By Step got me close, and U Can't Touch Me popped me over, so I got my first 10,000 badge. :-) <BR> <BR> What did you do to get that extra push for your steps today? <BR> Hugs, <BR> Lex xxx Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:53:17 EST New to this group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58991352 I'm not exactly new to Sparkpeople since I've been using this program off and on since 2007. Back in April this year, my son introduced me to Fitbit. I like it because I do well with personal challenges but... (isn't there always a but?)... life got in the way and I stopped using my fitbit. Well, after a health issue related crisis last weekend, I'm back to using my fitbit and back to using Sparkpeople. Now, if I can only stay motivated. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:08:31 EST Identity crisis - not really... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58988620 Hi again, <BR> <BR> You guys are gonna get so sick of me asking questions. LOL <BR> <BR> I'm trying to match up the lovely peeps who have friended me on fitbit.com with their alter egos here on SP. <BR> <BR> Anyone care to identify themselves - by sparkmail if you are shy will be fine. <BR> <em>30</em> <BR> Hugs, <BR> Lex xxx Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:51:05 EST Fitbit.com Spark teams http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58988612 Hi all, <BR> <BR> Are any of you members of any of the fitbit teams at fitbit.com, and if so, which ones? <BR> <BR> Hugs, <BR> Lex xxx Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:47:38 EST Question about the calorie burning info on fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58984169 Hi Guys, <BR> <BR> I'm not really clear on how fitbit works vi-a-vis the calorie burning. I started out with more than 800 burned when I had only just synched it, and it has been increasing steadily to around 2000 as the day has worn on and I'm confused. Not that it takes much to confuse me these days. LOL <BR> <BR> Is it actually counting the number of calories you can eat for the day rather than what you have burned or something? I've set the weight loss thing to 1/2 a pound a week, w... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:39:45 EST New to fitbit, 33 days to sparks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58982472 Hello! <BR> <BR> We just got our fitbits on monday and they sure do motivate me to be more active but boy do they have a difference between what sparks people will track and what the fitbit will track when I am doing an exercise video with all my might. <BR> <BR> My name is Amanda, my husband joined this group too. I am here looking to learn how to best utilize the fit bit with sparks people, and to know who to really trust because the fit bit feels somewhat dodgy in some regards. I like it... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:59:12 EST Fitbit in the news http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58941325 saw this news item scrolling across a news ticker on TV <BR> <BR> <link>abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/<BR>fitbit-stop-selling-data-consent-25084341 </link> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:10:08 EST hi there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58939583 Hi! I'm Amy. I am 32 and a grad student living in Nashville, TN. This account is new but I've used SP before with good results -- just need to get with the program again! Among my health issues are asthma and celiac disease, both of which make getting/staying healthy a little more difficult, but I'm ready for the challenge. I'm glad to be part of the team! Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:33:50 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 08/24/14- 08/30/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58932161 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>199</em> BACK!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 08:35:44 EST Logging Steps http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58928660 I know I have over 4,000 steps which for some reason did not log - has anyone else had this problem? <em>311</em> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 20:49:22 EST Hi Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58914049 My name is Merrill and I live in NH. New to fitbit and committed to weightloss and health for the best possible life with new husband. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:42:50 EST JOIN A BIGGEST LOSER FALL CHALLENGE TEAM!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58905514 <BR> 2014 SUMMER CHALLENGE IS ALMOST OVER ....It ends saturday 8/23... BIGGEST LOSER FALL FITNESS FRENZY 2014 CHALLENGE recruiting starts Aug 28 and the really good news is Biggest Loser on TV starts almost the same time as our Fall Challenge does ....it is so motivating. <BR> <BR> ****************************************<BR>**************************************<BR>***** <BR> THE LINK BELOW IS FOR THE FALL 2014 BIGGEST LOSER WAITING LIST <BR> <BR> BIGGEST LOSER FALL FITNESS FRENZY CHALLE... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:24:20 EST Finally ready to be held accountable http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58901907 I've been struggling with my weight for years and purchased a Fitbit Flex in June. My dilemma is that I only have one friend. I'm at the point where I need more motivation and I think that adding more friends will help me do that. <BR> <BR> <BR> Send me a request and we can motivate each other. <em>381</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.fitbit.com/user/2RMFD2 </link> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:21:44 EST Fitbit User http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58896495 Hi I am Sue and I received a Fitbit for from my children as a birthday gift, LOVE it!!! Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:15:20 EST Weekly Goal http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58880205 My weekly goal is 42,000 steps! <BR> <BR> 8/17 3675 <BR> 8/18 <BR> 8/19 <BR> 8/20 <BR> 8/21 <BR> 8/22 <BR> 8/23 <BR> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:10:51 EST oops http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58880178 <em>524</em> <BR> Not quite sure how to post in forum. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:08:13 EST Hey All! New FitBit User here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58875651 Hey All! Just wanted to say HI-- I've only been using a FitBit Tracker for a few days, and already I'm feeling compelled to bring my numbers up --LOL! What a great motivator--and done all in silence. <BR> <BR> So, I'm a grandma of 4, mom of 4, a writer, a dreamer, and I love my life-- I'm a Christian who Celebrates Recovery and am grateful that I am working to lose weight, live healthy and enjoy life one day at a time. <BR> <BR> Enjoy life! Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:36:49 EST First time doing this... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58869529 Aiming for 6000+ a day <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> 8/17 <BR> 8/18 <BR> 8/19 <BR> 8/20 <BR> 8/21 <BR> 8/22 <BR> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:28:00 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58865831 Hello! <BR> My name is Linda, and I am new to this forum and Spark People. I have a FitBit and enjoy watching those steps add up during the day. But I am at a plateau and can't seem to lose any weight. I have been fulfilling my steps, and watching what I eat. But no luck. And trying to eat healthy is rather difficult with keeping up with all of the new ideas on what is healthy these days. No fat, no sugar, no wheat, no dairy, no white foods, etc. Confusing??? Any suggestions? <BR> T... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:16:23 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 08/17/14- 08/23/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58864242 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> BACK!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:28:01 EST Fitbit friends. I would love more fitbit friends! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58846811 I have been on fitbit for a short time but would love friends. <BR> <BR> www.fitbit.com/user/27Z44Z <BR> <BR> <BR> I think I did it right Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:01:48 EST is Aria worth the money? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58829205 Hi! I have an old scale and am wondering if I should upgrade to a digital scale like the Aria. Do you find it motivating? <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> <em>11</em> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:51:06 EST Aria Fat % http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58821081 Hi Everyone, I got the Aria Wifi scale last night. The weight is accurate, but the fat % is way off . It is recording 39% fat. There is no way I am that fatty, I"m 6'2", 180lbs. Has anyone else encountered this? I searched around on the internet, but haven't found a solution yet. <BR> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:14:51 EST Hi! I'm James http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58821063 Hi Everyone, I'm James. I just got the Fitbit Aria. I'm pretty excited. I hooked it up last night! Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:12:11 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58810145 Hello everyone Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:15:41 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 08/10/14- 08/16/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58796761 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> BACK!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:20:59 EST Dead FitBit One http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58785730 My FitBit is dead. I recharged it a couple of days ago, and when I plugged it into the charger, there was no display. It died without warning over night last night. <BR> <BR> Has this happened to others? I bought it in April 2013, so I'm beyond the warranty. I am unhappy, and unlikely to replace it. To me, it's not worth forking over nearly $100 for something that dies a few months after the warranty expires. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 22:45:12 EST New Help Deciding on a new Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58768914 My Fitbit Zip died on me after 1 1/4 years. From almost the beginning, the batteries would die. I've been through 12 batteries since I got it. And I wonder if I had a loose connection. But now the Fitbit is completely dead - blank face. Looking for suggestions from others on what to get next. What do you like/dislike about your model? Also open to anyone with the SP version although I'd hate to leave Fitbit. Thanks for any comments. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 08:41:28 EST Very active minutes not synching http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58749959 I have been noticing on my Fitbit Dashboard that I have 0 active minutes. I have been doing Coach Nicole's workouts, walking briskly and playing tennis. My Fitbit registers the VAM on its display; however, when I see the dashboard it shows 0. &#128542; <BR> What's up? Tue, 5 Aug 2014 10:17:37 EST 10,000 steps on a heavy strength day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58744277 I know it is recommended to do 10,000 steps a day, but on a day that you do a lot of strength excercises do you still try and reach 10,000 steps. Mainly I am talking about my core class that I just joined. It kicks my butt everytime, but I am not getting as many steps in. Sparkpeople tracker keeps telling me I am working out too much and that I need to chill out... but I am not hitting that 10,000 steps on the strength days. <BR> <BR> What number would you guys aim to hit on a high strengt... Mon, 4 Aug 2014 20:23:06 EST my flex is not syncing to my iphone 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58742816 I cannot find a phone number to call for customer service... GRRR. I tried resetting the thing and I tried force syncing - nada, I even uninstalled and re installed my app on the phone. Mon, 4 Aug 2014 16:57:55 EST I lost my FitBit One :-( http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58739321 Either Friday or Saturday, I lost my FitBit One. That thing is nearly impossible to unclip from my pocket so I don't understand how it could have fallen off. I've gone back to almost every place I went during those two days, with no success. I emailed FitBit customer service Sunday, because I've been told they will replace it for free. But I'm still so upset with myself for losing it. :-( Mon, 4 Aug 2014 10:29:22 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 08/03/14- 08/09/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58728246 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>199</em> BACK!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 09:55:58 EST HI! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58727676 I'm so excited to be getting started with this journey! I have 150-ish pounds to lose and I have a Fitbit Flex! Can't wait to chat with everyone here and to challenge ourselves to do great things! Sun, 3 Aug 2014 09:01:55 EST Fitbit Zip Replacement Set-Up http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58713191 I lost my original Fitbit and have bought a replacement which I'm trying to set up to no avail. I go to Fitbit Connect, click on Set Up Device, choose Existing User, type in my email and password and click on Log In and nothing happens. Does anyone have any suggestions? I have emailed Customer Support but of course I've not heard from them yet. Thanks! <BR> <BR> Fri, 1 Aug 2014 17:29:28 EST New Dashboard on the fitbit website http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58690550 What do others think. I like it Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:29:12 EST Hey there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58670800 Hey everyone! I'm Jaycee. I have been on SparkPeople before right after my son was born. I had many issues losing weight due to a hormone imbalance and I just recently started on Adipex. I have already lost 6 lbs in 4 days so I am determined to continue with my weight loss and keep it off after I discontinue the medication. I have had depression issues since I was in eighth grade and had to get off of them while on the adipex. Not only do I want to lose weight to help my self confidence, but ... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:08:14 EST Hello!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58664479 Hi, my name is Lucy and I just starting wearing a Fit Flex. I would like to lose 26 pounds and I am hoping to stay on track with my weight loss journey using my Flex. I hope to get to know you all!! Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:59:48 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 07/27/14- 08/02/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58657804 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> BACK!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <e... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 09:29:50 EST Getting the Most Out of My Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58650334 Hi. My name is Yolanda. I'm a 52 year old mother of two and still have a teenager at home. My life has been devoted to my family and career and unfortunately I let myself go. Now with over 100 pounds to lose I'm hoping to find the inspiration to put my fit it to use. I'm looking forward to this new weight loss and fitness journey and was so happy to see that fitbit syncs with Sparkpeople:) Now off for a walk:) Have a wonderful day! Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:55:37 EST Stepstats for fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58644233 <link>stepstats.com/ </link> once you get to the link, log in with your fitbit usernamer name and password and you will see your life time stats broken down into different categories. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:00:23 EST Fitbit vs. Spark Activity Tracker http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58643655 Can someone please tell me if there is a true difference between the two? I currently have a fitbit. Are there any extra perks that come with the Spark tracker? Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:52:09 EST Fitbit for kids http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58627214 this is not put out my fitbit but it is designed like a flex and for kids <BR> <BR> has a lot of good features on it <BR> <BR> <link>shop.x-doria.com/pages/kidfit </link> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:24:08 EST trouble charging http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58606937 Hi, <BR> I've had my Flex for a year. If I order another charger, it'll be my fourth one. It just won't charge anymore. I've cleaned all the contacts. I've restarted the fitbit. I've tried the charger in every USB port on my laptop AND in two other chargers that will accept a USB. Nothing works. I don't know whether to order yet another charger or if I'd have to order a whole new Flex. <BR> <BR> Any input? <BR> <BR> Thanks, so much, <BR> Pattie <em>39</em> <em>28</em> <em>24</... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 01:31:57 EST Hi there to everybody http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58602236 Hi Cheers for the invitations. I hope you can keep me motivated! I do well at the start then the usual happens, I get down and can't be bothered. So I've got nothing to lose weight for except myself now. No weddings, big parties nowt. So the biggest reason I do have if for myself. I think that maybe motivation enough. But please keep me on track and do my nut in if I lose the plot or you don't hear from me in a while. 1st day done and dusted and feeling good. So cheers again everybody x <BR> ... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:59:44 EST Physical rewards for cheap (or FREE)! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58600658 There are many apps and programs to reward you for staying on program and accomplishing your goals. Here are some that I have found and use. <BR> <BR> If you have Blue Cross Regence, sign up for their health programs to earn a $25 Amazon GC. <BR> <BR> Nexercise <link>www.nexercise.com/ </link> lets you choose your rewards or to give your points to charity. It uses mpoints <link>getmpoints.com/ </link> which also offers other ways to earn the points. It is through Nexercise/mpoints ... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:21:54 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 07/20/14- 07/26/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58588031 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>199</em> BACK!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:21:18 EST Jumping in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58554710 Greetings fellow Sparks! I'm a senior who lives most of the week on an 18 wheeler with my over the road trucker husband. I've gained 15 pounds in the more than 2 years I've been riding with him and I need to rein it in! It's very challenging but I love being with my husband seeing this vast and beautiful country! Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:04:47 EST Has anyone paid for fitbit premium? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58552568 I've read over what you get from it...but my question is to those who have it, is it worth it? I'm thinking of doing the free trial. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:10:21 EST and now the fitbit mug http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58545667 Saw this.. for the die hard fit person <BR> <BR> <link>http://www.etsy.com/listing/19210354<BR>3/fitbit-overachiever-workout-motivati<BR>on?ref=sr_gallery_15&ga_search_query=f<BR>itbit&ga_ship_to=US&ga_ref=auto3&ga_se<BR>arch_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery </link> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:36:07 EST Article.. Fitbit making me fat ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58543961 Found this on the fitbit group on facebook <BR> <BR> <link>www.today.com/health/my-fitbit-makin<BR>g-me-fat-users-complain-weight-gain-fi<BR>tness-1D79911176 </link> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:12:57 EST Fi.tt Website http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58530305 I just joined this website with a friend. "Earn Fitt points for completing select challenges. Redeem these points for healthy goods and services. It pays to get Fitt! Get Started with Fitt. Find a challenge." If anyone else is interested, friend me! <link>fi.tt/#/user/53c328fce4b04e958495c97<BR>6 </link> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:32:43 EST Anyone who is looking for a ZIP http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58521716 59.98 plus free shipping plus a 20.00 walmart gift card <BR> <BR> <link>www.swaggrabber.com/onlinedeals/walm<BR>art-fitbit-zip-wireless-act-tracker-w-<BR>bonus-20-walmart-gift-card-59-88-hot-2 </link> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 17:39:21 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 07/13/14- 07/19/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58516909 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>229</em> BACK!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:45:32 EST Unusual happening?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58502218 OK so call me strange but... I wear a pedometer plus a fitbit... more for the fun of it all but yesterday was really strange. <BR> <BR> My pedometer tracked 13,000-something in steps for the day but my fitbit tracked over 20K... so what's up with that. Up on vaca with friends and we joked maybe had to do with the arm curls (bending elbows with drinking) LOLOL Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:58:21 EST fitbits on big brother http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58493484 I don't watch the show but several on facebook have pointed out they are all wearing flex's <BR> <BR> here is their daily results <BR> <BR> <link>www.cbs.com/shows/big_brother/fitnes<BR>s/ </link> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:08:02 EST Problems http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58489002 This is the first time that I've had an issue with my Fitbit. Looking on the Fitbit website it seems that a lot of people are having issues with the Android app. It won't sync and keeps saying that fitbit.com is under maintenance. Anyone know anything about this? Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:44:04 EST Use Fitbits in football (soccer) team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58486317 As a coach, I want use the fitbit flex ou jawbone up24 in my football (soccer) team, and I want monitor the data of all players in real time on my tablet. However, before buying 20 fitbit flex, I want ask you some questions to be sure that this solutions correspond to my needs. <BR> 1. Can I use Bluetooth extender to cover the entire stadium in my PC to receive Data from wearable devices? <BR> 2. Can I connect many fitbits in the same Bluetooth key? <BR> 3. If question 1 and 2 are possible, t... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:17:55 EST workout games For android users http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58484247 <link>news.en.softonic.com/fitrpg-fitbit-w<BR>orkout-game-android-ios </link> Wed, 9 Jul 2014 22:19:54 EST FitBit and mileage on SP Fitness page http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58481027 I notice that my mileage is not being transferred from the FitBit to SP. Is this correct and if so then I guess I should be inputting my own mileage on SP or should it be on my FitBit dashboard instead? Wed, 9 Jul 2014 15:42:23 EST Wearing the FitBit on your ankle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58477421 I know I saw something about this on here but I can't find the post. Some people were wearing the FitBit Flex on their ankles. I know that I am to use the larger band but I can't remember what ideas they had for connecting the two ends together. Any ideas? Right now I just tie a rubber band through it. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 09:27:50 EST Weekly goal! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58461450 I am going for at LEAST 10,000 steps a day, at most 12,500! <em>521</em> Mon, 7 Jul 2014 21:32:16 EST fitbit & kindle http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58460094 I have SP on my kindle will my fitbit one sync to SP on the kindle? Mon, 7 Jul 2014 18:55:18 EST Question when logging Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58455710 I wear my fitbit everywhere and I was wondering when people do things such as housecleaning how you log it on sparkpeople or fitbit. since I have it linked to fitbit do you just leave it blank or do you add it to the sites. wouldn't it be like a double entry if you add the chore to the site and than also have the fitbit entry logged automatically? Mon, 7 Jul 2014 10:42:45 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 07/06/14- 07/12/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58444041 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>523</em> <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em>... Sun, 6 Jul 2014 09:04:42 EST Daily Goals -How often do you change these? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58421971 How often does everyone change their daily goals to maximize progress? For instance, if I have been at 11,000 steps per day for 3 months, is it time to try for 11250 steps per day? Be interested to hear what worked and what didnt. Thu, 3 Jul 2014 20:33:25 EST New fitbits on the way http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58408755 <link>www.pcauthority.com.au/News/388737,f<BR>itbit-surge-fitbit-charge-and-purepuls<BR>e-revealed-by-trademark-application.aspx </link> Wed, 2 Jul 2014 15:22:23 EST So disappointed http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58403759 I went in search of how my miles for the month of May and June on SP and discovered that nothing had synced for May and nothing after June 19th. I have Fitbit One and was always confident that everything was okay. Now I have to keep up with it if want the stats recorded. Bummer. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 07:48:20 EST Got My Fitbit last week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58395588 Hi Everyone, <BR> <BR> Im Ann from PA. I got my fitbit last week and so far so good I am trying to use it to motivate me to get up and get moving more. I was really happy to find I could link up to sparkpeople so I can track everything together. I hope to get to know you all better! <BR> Tue, 1 Jul 2014 12:16:36 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 06/29/14- 07/05/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58371410 I am going to keep my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> <em>523</em> <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 08:34:49 EST fitbit trouble http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17877x36986x58367779 when I woke up my fitbit wasn't reading:( checked out troubleshooting on the website after work and fixed it in no time! Going to fit a walk in before bed and will have a fresh start to track in the morning:) <em>311</em> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 20:37:22 EST Fitbit ultra http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58353536 Hi I have had my fitbit ultra for several years now & I love it. I have just started using circuit weighted machines at my gym & was wondering if I should manually add the time & calories I burned to my fitness tracker here at SP? Or should I just go by what the fibit logs in? Thanks for any help you can give me. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:45:09 EST Just got my Fitbit Flex http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58346208 I got my Fitbit Flex yesterday. I'm not sure I will keep it. I feel like the steps are way off. I am interested to see how other people feel about this model. <BR> <BR> I live in KY and am really excited to finally have my Fitbit. I have a lot of weight to lose and am excited to see how much activity I am actually getting. <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 16:29:01 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58344775 Hi, my name is Laura. I only just got my FitBit day before yesterday and I'm already obsessed with its many functions. I use FitBit in conjunction with mapmyfitness, and now with SparkPeople so that I can get recipe ideas as well as other tips so that I have something to refer to; otherwise I don't see myself using the trackers (since it's tracked on the FitBit site already). I hope to learn a lot from this as I'd like to start/maintain a healthy routine. :) Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:27:25 EST Has anyone noticed the Fitbit App Update? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58338226 Earlier today I noticed an app update (IOS) that had some new features. One of these is a GPS tracking option for waling and running within the app. I tested it on my walk back from the gym. When I looked on the Fitbit website at my activity log there was an option to see the "details" of the walk. Choosing that option opened a page with the route mapped, the average pace, calories burned, the active minutes and my average stride length for the walk (based on steps taken and GPS distance I b... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:07:24 EST Water-resistant Force? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58328513 I have the Fitbit Force. It is water resistant. I do swimming pool aerobics. I wore my force in the pool when I was doing the warm up: jogging, high knee lifts, etc. Last week I wore it the whole time, but I noticed the read out was fuzzy. Now I am afraid to wear my Force in the pool. Has anyone else tried it while working out in a swimming pool? <BR> <em>237</em> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:27:58 EST Who has done this? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58327115 I am short on steps today because I was working out of town which entailed driving all day. So I am standing at my desk, working and marching /jogging in place. <em>198</em> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:46:11 EST Adding extra calories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58323633 My fitbit is adding extra calories that seem excessive. I have walked less then 1000 steps, and it is wanting to give me 160 extra calories. That just seems off. Are my settings wrong maybe? Tue, 24 Jun 2014 13:34:26 EST just getting started with Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58321855 Hello! I've been following this team for a while, but just recently set up my Fitbit and synched it with Spark People. <BR> <BR> As a teacher, I am on my feet most of the school day. It's time to start tracking how much I'm moving so that I can do more. <BR> <BR> I am married and we have 3 young adult children. Our oldest, a girl, is getting married in September, so I'm working hard this summer to be more fit and healthier for her big day and all of those photographs. <BR> <BR> Thanks fo... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:44:34 EST At least I know that my Fitbit is clean... : ( http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58320434 I accidentally ran my Fitbit through the washer AND the dryer! I'm so upset. The device is awake but there is no one at home. Has anyone experienced this? Is there a way to fix it or will it just have to be replaced? Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:50:56 EST Hi New Fitbit user http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58319986 HI I'm new to fitbit and hoping to use it as a tool to accomplish my goals. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:02:03 EST Hi there! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58315593 Been using both the SPAT (Spark Activity Tracker) and Fitibt - and am now giving just the Fitbit a go having connected it as my main activity tracker. <BR> <em>67</em> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:41:24 EST Happy to be here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58310657 Hello Everyone! I am from the Chicago area and I received my Fitbit flex for a Christmas gift. The flex combined with my IPod have practically changed my fitness routine overnight! I don't know what it is about getting those smiley faces that motivates me....but I had never been so much into a routine as I am now. I work out 7 days a week and am very bummed when life gets in the way and I can't find the time to work out! 10000 steps used to be almost impossible to me and now after 6 months I ... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 11:02:06 EST New FitBit Zip User http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58307262 Good morning ,Everyone. I just received my new FitBit Zip in the mail this weekend and I have it all set up. I do a lot of walking at work so I am interested to know how many steps I get in during the day, before I work out. Good luck to everyone this week. Let's make it great! Mon, 23 Jun 2014 04:52:53 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 06/22/14- 06/28/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58299079 I am going to increase my daily goal to 27,000 steps per day and increase my weekly goal to 200,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREAT... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:36:51 EST pocketband http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58269615 im thinking of ordering a pocketband so i can wear my fitbit one on my wrist <BR> my question is will the fitbit one work on the wrist? is it calibrated to work off you torso <BR> at the moment ive got it on a lanyard round my neck & it work ok Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:15:17 EST FitBit Aria - Lean vs. Fat Question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58225378 Hi everyone! Recently, I've been on a regimen of a 1500 calorie diet and doing an hour of exercise 5 to 6 days a week. I've been losing weight, but have noticed that my fat percentage number is going up. So, I logged in online and checked out the stats, and according to Lean vs. Fat numbers, my lean weight is going down faster than my fat weight. I found that surprising given my activity levels. Does anyone know why this would be? Also, does anyone know how water weight affects these numbers?... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:22:43 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 06/15/14- 06/21/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58222834 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRE... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 07:50:54 EST How to track fresh foods? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58217298 How do track fresh food on FitBit? I want to start tracking my food on both here and there because I love seeing the Calories In and Calories Out Meter on FitBit but I can't ever seem to find nutritional info for fresh food on FitBit. Is there a certain way I should be looking or do I have to insert it manually? It's irritating that I can't find fresh food on FitBit. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 15:24:14 EST Fitbit Zip and the Warrior Dash http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58206322 Has anyone ever worn a Fitbit Zip while running the warrior dash? I have REALLY become addicted to racking up steps each day and hate to lose out on all those steps tomorrow when I run the Warrior Dash. <BR> <BR> Most of the race it will be all good but there is that mud hole I have to swim through at the end for about 30 seconds or so that I'm worried about. <BR> <BR> Just wondering, thanks! Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:10:46 EST drop in Active Minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58205931 Hi, <BR> <BR> I just switched from a Zip to a One about 6 pm yesterday and it's recording my active minutes differently. I had 60 minutes of activity on my Zip, switched to the One and exercised for 30 minutes and I only ended up with 62 active minutes for the day. Anyone else ever experience this? Thanks <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> Brooke Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:30:52 EST Hi everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58198411 Hi all, <BR> <BR> This is my first trip to the fitbit board. It's good to see so many other fitbit users. What kinds of Fitbit's is everyone using? I have a flex. <BR> <BR> Keep walking! <BR> <BR> Marie Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:19:31 EST Bodymedia Fit Wireless Link Armband http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58193910 I have a Bodymedia Fit Wireless LINK Armband. Can I sink this with the FitBit Tracker. I am connected but do not see any data. Thanks for the help. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:55:15 EST FitBit Force Fuzzy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58189035 I received my FitBit Force for a Christmas present. I wear it all the time, except when I need to charge it. It is supposed to be water resistant. Today I noticed that the display is "fuzzy" and it seems there is moisture in the display area. <BR> Has anyone else had this problem? Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:52:04 EST Accuracy of Fitness Bands 4 Counting Calories http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58181827 According to <BR> <link>walking.about.com/od/measure/fl/How-<BR>Accurate-is-Your-Fitness-Band.htm?nl=1 </link> <BR> updated June 10/14, <BR> <BR> " Researchers at Iowa State University tested popular fitness bands and activity monitors to see if their calorie count matched up with a sensitive metabolic system monitor. <BR> <BR> The researchers wanted to see how accurate they were not just for a workout bout, but during the variety of activities we do all day. They used 30 men and 30 wom... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:46:20 EST Syncing deleted foods on Fitbit site http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58177026 Hi folks, couldn't find this addressed elsewhere in the group forum - have any of you noticed that when you delete a food from your Spark logger it does NOT automatically get removed on the Fitbit site? For example, this morning I accidentally added the wrong food "grouping" for breakfast. I deleted the mistake-foods, added the correct foods, and everything is great here but my Fitbit log has recorded both sets of foods. <BR> <BR> Any idea how to work around this? Is this a bug that should ... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:49:14 EST Thinking of jumping in http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58175794 Hello, <BR> I've been driving myself crazy searching the web frantically trying to figure out do I want to get a heart rate monitor or a Fitbit (activity tracker). <BR> Here is my question...I walk three days a week with a friend and I've been just carting around my iPhone and using Map My Walk - I think this is fine. But one of my favorite activities is kickboxing...I do Turbo Jam and I also like to lift weights - can the Fitbit do a good job of giving me a fair calorie burn because the tu... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:41:34 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 06/08/14- 06/14/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58147115 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRE... Sun, 8 Jun 2014 08:15:09 EST New fitbit flex user http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58145826 Got my new fitbit flex on 6th June in the evening… am really hoping this will help me get more active Sun, 8 Jun 2014 02:49:13 EST Problems with Fitbit Syncing Correctly http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58145804 <BR> The reading on my Zip is higher than what is syncing by 876 steps and almost 200 cal. I ran 5.29 miles and it shows 0 active min. I have replaced the battery, deleted and reloaded the App, and tried syncing from the website. The funny thing is that on SP the number of steps is correct but not the calories. Anyone else having this problem? Sun, 8 Jun 2014 02:39:52 EST Hey y'all! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58145309 Hi everyone! <BR> <BR> I'm new to this group, but not to FitBit or SparkPeople. I just realized that I could link them!! Not sure yet how it works but I'm glad. <BR> <BR> I have the FitBit One and I've had it since the beginning of February and I love it. I'm horrible at remembering to do things every day but I haven't yet forgotten to turn it on to monitor my sleep at night and I've only forgotten it once during the day. I love it!! <BR> <BR> Walked just about 5 miles today and go... Sun, 8 Jun 2014 00:05:50 EST new to fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58140161 <em>213</em> Hello My names Bonnie and I just bought a fitbit flex ! excited to try the fitbit I have a body media that I have used for several years but really don't like that they charge me extra every month to use the app to be able to use it.Really like the bracelet versus arm band as far as looks go . Sat, 7 Jun 2014 11:48:57 EST Hi! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58116377 I just received my FitBit yesterday and it is already making me want to do more. Thu, 5 Jun 2014 08:13:44 EST Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58109248 My name is Debbie and I have had my fitbit since <BR> January. Just started really using it. I live in <BR> Houston,Texas. Wed, 4 Jun 2014 14:49:59 EST Hello everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58107007 I received my Fitbit Flex for this past Mother's Day as I made a commitment, not only to myself but my family as well, to a healthier and more active lifestyle. I began my weight loss journey on Jan. 4, 2012 (kind of like my "sobriety" or "abstinence" (so to speak) from emotional eating. Since then I have lost and been able to maintain a 35lb weight loss; however, I had recently lost the dedication and focus I need to continue my healthy living habits. I have only had the Flex for a couple o... Wed, 4 Jun 2014 11:05:21 EST Fitbit site http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x58094534 I have tried syncing my fitbit to my ipad and throught the computer and can't seem to log anything in the last 2 days. Anyone else? Tue, 3 Jun 2014 10:01:26 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 06/01/14- 06/07/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58069000 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRE... Sun, 1 Jun 2014 08:59:59 EST New to Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x58067620 New to Spark People and to Fitbit, my name is Ruth and I struggle daily. Determination has to win. Walking is hard due to RA. One day one step at a time... Thanks for allowing me to join. <BR> <BR> Ruthie Sun, 1 Jun 2014 06:17:16 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 06/01/14 06/07/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x58067257 I want to do two days of 10K plus; and a total of 30K on the other five days. <BR> Total for this week: 50K Sun, 1 Jun 2014 02:54:18 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 05/25/14- 05/31/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57992113 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRE... Sun, 25 May 2014 10:55:34 EST Love my Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57991134 Finally decided to get a Fitbit. Started using it on 5/11/14. Great motivator for getting moving! Hoping to get healthy again. <BR> <BR> (meant to post this in the Introduce yourself thread. Made a new topic instead. Ooops!) Sun, 25 May 2014 09:39:56 EST Fitbit not synching with Spark People http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57990819 Has anyone else had this problem? <BR> <BR> My fitbit had died and they sent me a new one. From the beginning, I had to try several times to get it to synch and now all I get is "0". <BR> <BR> Before contacting Fitbit again, thought I would see if anyone had any suggestions. Sun, 25 May 2014 09:20:49 EST #30DAYSTO SUMMERFIT http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57951128 FitBit is having a 30 Days to Summer Fit challenge. Sounds fun and not too difficult. It seems you'd have to go to the blog every day to see what the daily fit tip is. <BR> <BR> <link>www.fitbit.com/30days?utm_medium=ema<BR>il&utm_campaign=30+Days+to+Summer&utm_<BR>content=30+Days+to+Summer+Version+B+CI<BR>D_813b6371fd47b7c4425435a2cbe2caac&utm<BR>_source=newsletter&utm_term=calendar </link> Wed, 21 May 2014 13:00:31 EST Boston Marathon Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17804x36986x57939396 Just finished my Boston Marathon Race Report. Go check it out! By the way, my step count during the Boston Marathon was 58,938 steps! Tue, 20 May 2014 13:50:30 EST Question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57932428 Nothing against SP, but why do we need this site if fitbit offers basically the same thing. Food plan, community support, etc? <BR> <BR> Thanks. Mon, 19 May 2014 22:47:55 EST How to re-set my Ultra for correct date/time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57930773 Apologies if this is covered elsewhere......Just started to use my Fitbit again. It appears to be completely messed up for time/date etc. I checked the stats before I started my workout today and it was back at 8:34pm. It possibly might be 12 hours out of sync. Any ideas how I can fix this? Thanks for reading. :) Mon, 19 May 2014 20:25:35 EST Hello from Ontario,Canada!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57926062 Hello there! I am new here! I am learning the ropes of spark people!!! I am 43 wife and mother and full time night worker in health care. <BR> <BR> I recently had a wakeup call at my well overdue physical.... I am pre diabetic. My numbers weren't horrible, but I have a very strong family history of heart disease and diabetes and my mother passed away at a very young age of 50! So I can't fool around. I go back to get my Hba1c in July so I need to see the scale move in the right directio... Mon, 19 May 2014 12:04:38 EST a way to fix fitbit clasp loose problem in style http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57921251 heard a lot of fitbit flex user report the clasp loose problem. some of them turned to find some O rings to fix . I tried O rings but found it was a little bit hard to put the O rings on by myself, I had to get a friend help me <BR> <BR> here we designed a special silicon ring to fix the clasp loose problem, it's much easier to put it on by yourself. http://www.nice-also-cheap.com/fitbit-flex<BR>-calsp-fitbit-charger-fitbit-band-repl<BR>acement.html <BR> <BR> it has style colorful op... Mon, 19 May 2014 02:58:58 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 05/18/14- 05/24/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57912014 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECI... Sun, 18 May 2014 08:28:53 EST Flex question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57890818 Does the Fitbit Flex sync to Spark People? I set everything up last night to sync, but I noticed that the Flex isn't listed as one of the Fitbit devices that synchronizes with this site. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks! Fri, 16 May 2014 07:24:03 EST FB Sync with Spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57884973 I see that my fitness from my fit bid will sync here with spark. can Spark food trackers load onto my fitbit page? I want to use some of thier reports and food is easier to track here on Sparkpeople Thu, 15 May 2014 16:28:20 EST please tell me how to unsynch my fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57883455 the activity tracker is waaaaaaay off with my fitbit and spark people. How do I unsynch because I would prefer to enter the info myself to keep it accurate. Thu, 15 May 2014 12:49:40 EST New to the group :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57880911 <em>334</em> Hello all! my name is Angela. I'm a 38yr old mom to 3 boys. I've been unhappy with my weight and general fitness for many years. I am now coming up on the year anniversary of being divorced and I think it's time to do something to look and feel better, especially now that I'm single again! I'd like to lose around 50lbs, but I'll stop where I feel and look good. It's not about the number. I wear my fitbit all the time (though I do forget to plug it in at times and never remember... Thu, 15 May 2014 09:17:12 EST New with the Flex! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57876754 Hi everyone, <BR> My name is Erin. I just purchased the Fitbit Flex. I previously had the zip but was constantly misplacing it. The days I remembered it I found myself moving much more. <BR> <BR> Hopefully I won't lose something hooked to my own wrist! Looking forward to getting to know everyone. Wed, 14 May 2014 22:29:12 EST Hello I'm Virginia http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57873765 I just got my first fitbit today, I'm really excited, can't wait to test this puppy out!!! <BR> <BR> anyone have any good pointers? Wed, 14 May 2014 17:23:13 EST How waterproof is flex? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57867352 Basically my question is this: <BR> <BR> I know I can shower with it.... But can I SWIM with it? Wed, 14 May 2014 07:21:25 EST Hi Everyone! I am new.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57848493 I have a SPAT and just got a Fitbit Flex for Mother's day. I am still try to figure out the flex and all it can do. It didn't really come with any instructions so everything is online and it makes it very slow going. My hubby asked me when I'm supposed to charge it since you're supposed to wear it all the time, even sleeping, and I didn't know what to answer. I love my SPAT and SparkPeople, but I don't know anyone who lives nearby that also does both. A close friend does fitbit with anot... Mon, 12 May 2014 14:57:35 EST Hi! I'm Darrah http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57847956 And I just got my brand new fitbit flex and synced it all up :) I'm excited! <BR> <BR> I live in Goldsboro, NC and enjoy roller skating, Karaoke, and reading. I don't have a whole lot of spare time for any of that because I am a full time Mom of 2 crazy boys and a full time student who Marshals for my university. I am also an active Chairperson for my local Relay for Life. <BR> <BR> I've been on Spark people since 2008 and experienced tremendous sucess my first time around. It was q... Mon, 12 May 2014 14:03:16 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57839197 I"m Ali I've been lurking around Sparkpeople for quite awhile and just received a fitbit for Mother's day. Looking forward to using the two to start reaching some long dormant goals! :D Sun, 11 May 2014 20:03:35 EST Lukes Way Recovery Run. 5k and 1 mile fun run . http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57835049 "Luke's way" 5k May 31st. check it out at <BR> <BR> www.lukesway.org <BR> <BR> come run with me? <em>363</em> Sun, 11 May 2014 10:31:41 EST fitbit tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17804x36986x57834199 It records everything on my spark page except the steps, how can I get the steps to show up? Sun, 11 May 2014 09:06:55 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 05/11/14- 05/17/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57833946 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPREC... Sun, 11 May 2014 08:50:32 EST Which device? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57818502 I had a FitBit Ultra (I think that is what it is called) that I won a couple of years ago. It stopped working and after emailing the company I was offered $50 off a FitBit One. I went to order it and saw the Flex which looks like it would be much easier to keep track of. They wont move the $50 off to the Flex even though both are the same price.. so, would you choose the Flex or the One? Which one do you think is more accurate? Fri, 9 May 2014 18:28:06 EST Love the weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57781943 Loving the nice warm rain free weather today. Did a lot of yard work...so hopefully it will help my step count today. <em>30</em> Tue, 6 May 2014 17:56:02 EST Fitbit Minutes on Friend Feed? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17877x36986x57781825 He everyone. <BR> <BR> I am slowly returning to SP and see that if we want, we can get our fitness activities to show on our friend feed. <BR> <BR> I do not see any fitbit minutes on my own friend feed, and do not see them on friends who I know use the tracker. <BR> <BR> Is there any way to get the fitbit minutes to automatically go on your friend feed? If not, we look like a lazy bunch! <BR> <BR> BTW, I bought the Force, returned it, and got a refund--process was a bit slow but worked. ... Tue, 6 May 2014 17:32:47 EST Getting SP and FB to play nicely toghether http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57771415 Hello, I was wondering what the best way to optimize the fitbit and Spark People would be. Which site should be my home? I want to get the most benefit from the least computer time. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. <BR> <BR> Heather Mon, 5 May 2014 21:24:07 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 05/04/14- 05/10/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57749918 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPREC... Sun, 4 May 2014 08:25:52 EST Hi everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57748477 Hi everyone! My name is Alisha and I have been sort of hanging around this forum for a while, not participating or anything. I decided recently to change my goals and eating habits and exercise and use my fitbit more. I am working on getting as many steps as possible in a day, which is sometimes hard because I have a bad back that acts up sometimes. Lately, since I have lost a bit of weight, it is a lot easier to get around so I have been increasing my daily steps. I live in southern Minnesot... Sun, 4 May 2014 03:20:00 EST New to FitBit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57720512 Hi, everyone. <BR> <BR> I am Darlene, and I look forward to walking this journey with you here. I just got my One last week. It is my mother's day gift from DH. I have been a member of Spark on and off since 2009. In January I rejoined and I am more committed to the journey than ever. My journey is slow, I am just now sneaking up on a 10 lb. loss any day now. Between the nudging of my God, the screaming of my body, SparkPeople support, and FitBit encouragement, I am on my way. <BR> <BR> BL... Thu, 1 May 2014 18:24:33 EST Hi, I'm new here. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57705968 I figured since I just added a bunch of you on the fitbit site, I should probably introduce myself! My name is Ashley. I am a 30 year old momma of 3 amazing boys. I'm overweight...really overweight. I am sick and tired of being sick and tired all the time! I am finally ready to do something about it! <BR> <BR> I am new to fitbit and spark. I have joined a couple of teams and everyone has been so welcoming. <BR> <BR> I hope you all are doing well! <BR> <BR> xoxo Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:29:15 EST Getting odd step counts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57701153 I just got my Fitbit One. I wear it on the pocket of my pants, I don't wear a bra. <BR> <BR> I noticed really odd step counts. Like walking the 3 feet from my computer to my bed, it counted as 300 steps! Obviously not right. <BR> <BR> Has anyone else had this problem? I really like the One, but if it's accuracy is that off, I might as well send it back and stick with a cheap pedo. <BR> <BR> I'd appreciate any advice. I've read a lot but haven't found a way to correct this problem. <BR> <B... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:55:39 EST Friends Vanishing Into Thin Air? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57680233 Hi. <BR> When I logged on this morning I had nearly 50 friends but when I checked a few minutes ago almost half of them are missing now, including my husband??? <BR> <BR> I logged into his account and it still shows that we're friends on his account but not mine? What happened? How do I get my friends back??? <BR> <BR> Help!!! <em>198</em> <em>24</em> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:32:44 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57669736 I got my Fit Bit about a week ago and love it. I was happy to see that I could sync with Spark People as I feel I get the complete package with Spark People. I would like to know how to delete an item I added incorrectly to my Food Favorite list. Sun, 27 Apr 2014 22:02:37 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 04/27/14- 05/03/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57661333 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPREC... Sun, 27 Apr 2014 08:20:11 EST Hello http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57655235 I don't have a lot to say, except hello. I'm here because I need help tracking my progress and staying motivated to lose weight and manage a couple of things, like my blood pressure and depression. I have an extra motivation because if I don't get things in check I'm out of a job. <BR> <BR> I'm pretty quiet, more lurker than anything. <BR> <BR> Have a good day. Sat, 26 Apr 2014 16:58:49 EST Weight measurments http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57653096 I have set SP to use lbs instead of kilograms...it keeps changing back to kg and adds a high weight loss that is not accurate to my actual weight loss. How do I stop it from changing? I also have the Fitbit connected to SP. Thanks <BR> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 12:51:03 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57652854 I have a question does the vivo bit gagman sink with the sparks sight? I use the fit bit and have no complaints with it . <BR> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 12:24:26 EST Tracking steps on smart phone http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57637470 Does anyone know if I can track my steps from my smart phone instead of the computer? I'm doing relay for life tonight and would like to track the steps for the day at midnight but obviously will not have a computer. I have the app on my phone but not sure if it will track my steps. Thanks for your help. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 06:15:55 EST Cals in vs cals out http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57631426 I don't understand...I like to use the cals in vs cals out on the dashboard on the Fitbit web site. My daily allowance on SP is 1200-1500 on my dashboard I am over my deficit but it does not tell me how... <BR> <BR> cals in: 1398 <BR> cals out: 1889 <BR> Deficit: - 750 <BR> <BR> Am I on track to lose 2lb a week? If not what do I need to do to get it right? <BR> <BR> Thanks Thu, 24 Apr 2014 15:25:03 EST UPCOMING CHANGES TO TEAM PAGE http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57626170 I received an email from IUHRYTR (aka Lou), the leader of the Bowling for Weight Loss team, about some changes taking place on the Spark Team page. The upcoming features are interesting, please take a look: <BR> <BR> We're very excited to announce that changes are coming to SparkTeam pages that will hopefully make the Team pages even better, give you a few new features you've been asking for, and engage your Team members in discussions even more! We wanted to give you plenty of notice about ... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:14:07 EST fitbit flex to be delivered today http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57615660 Hi there, My name is Dylan, Im a 36 year old guy in Bowie MD. Im new to spark, and fitbit. so new in fact, that my fitbit isnt here yet. lasership says its on the truck though. Ive started logging on the app, and just need to pair my device when it gets here. Im 350, and my goal is to lose half of that. see you guys out there! Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:02:28 EST Results on FB http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57606288 <em>2</em> <em>46</em> I am a bit confused...My calories in and calories out icon shows that I am over. However, my very active mins are 53...my food plan says I can eat 62 more cals ...my calories burned are 1710 I am in range of everything {I think} yet my cals in and cals out reading is over. How do I get it to balance???? Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:39:51 EST Anyone Else Seeing Monsters On Their FitBit? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17877x36986x57605529 Ok, am I crazy? The other day I was out walking and wanted to check the time, as Itapped thru there were two godzilla-like monsters... Then they went away. <BR> <BR> Anyone Else Seeing Monsters On Their FitBit? <em>40</em> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:25:54 EST Hi I am new here http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57602503 <em>249</em> <em>244</em> I just got my fitbit flex today. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:50:28 EST FitBit Force Question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57598603 I have the FitBit Force and love it, wear it everyday for step tracking, sleep, never take it off. I just started running again and while running I really like using my Garmin watch to help me track my training - pace, distance, etc. I've been wearing both, but I feel like the Garmin and Fitbit interfere with one another. I split them up, one on each wrist, but feel like the Fitbit isn't tracking the same steps when I run, it typically comes up really short (a mile or so short). My question..... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:48:09 EST My FitBit One Step Experiment http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57593935 I did a little experiment today with my FitBit One. I did Leslie Sansone's 5 Mile Fat Burning Walk DVD, only I didn't do the whole thing. I did Mile 1 three times. And each time I did that mile, I had my FitBit One on a different part of me. <BR> <BR> I first put the One on my shoe, then I did the same mile only with the One on my waist band. Finally, the third time I did Mile 1, I had the FitBit One on my bra. Here are my findings. <BR> <BR> On Shoe <BR> Mile 1 - Steps: 1,001 <BR> Mile 1 -... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:19:05 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 04/20/14- 04/26/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57577451 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPREC... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:48:36 EST Hello! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57543882 My name is Amy and I have had my FitBit since Christmas but only recently started wearing it regularly. It has become an addiction to see how many steps I get each day and throughout the day! I recently started a new job and I walk on my lunch with two co-workers each day. That has helped tremendously! I am getting back into using SP since I have been gone for a while, now trying to lose the last of the post-baby weight! Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:54 EST New Fitbit Flex User! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57533150 Hi! My name is Carolynn, I live in New Jersey. I just got my fitbit flex last week. I'm interested to hear some tips and tricks for maximizing the ability of the fitbit to increase my fitness! <BR> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:44:47 EST New FitBit Flex owner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57514807 Day one of the rest of my healthy lifestyle! <BR> Just had shoulder surgery and am using the Flex to track my return to better health :) Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:53:13 EST I think I lost my FitBit! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57509412 I was wearing a dress Saturday, so I clipped it to my bra. Didn't do anything major (activity-wise), but when I went to put on my PJ's that night the clip and the FitBit weren't there! I have no idea where it fell off and it really pisses me off! It was a Christmas present and I don't want to go and pay another $100! Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:54:16 EST What do you do to get your steps? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57508687 I'd love some creative ways to get some additional steps. I work at a desk all day. So far, I march in place when I'm waiting for coffee to brew, the printer to calibrate, etc. I also park farther from the building and when I go to lunch. BTW, my fitbit link is https://www.fitbit.com/user/2FMS6T feel free to friend me! Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:01:49 EST Starting Over http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57508624 I'm starting over (again). I'm at my highest weight ever. I feel sick and sad and disgusted with myself. I deserve better than what I've done to my body. I am stronger than this! I am taking back control starting right now! <BR> <BR> When we lost our home in the Colorado flood in September I guess I just gave up on myself. It was hard losing everything and starting over from square one. I gave up walking. I gave up eating healthier. I gave up on my goal of walking in the Bolder Boulder. <B... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:57:28 EST What's the Oddest Way You Use Your Fitbit? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57500026 Me: <BR> <BR> * I wear it on my collar when I use the stationary recumbent bike, and then record the recumbent stats separately on the SP fitness tracker. <BR> * Because it has fallen off twice and been temporarily lost, when I'm outside, it's either clipped to a rubber band on my wrist, or attached to my shoe lace. <BR> <BR> Lee <em>213</em> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:00:57 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 04/13/14- 04/19/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57492971 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRE... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 07:38:21 EST New to Spark People http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57490023 Hello! My name is Danielle. I have two children and I am getting married in August 2014. I am new to Spark People and wanted to see what it was about and what it could do for me. I have been using myfitnesspal for the past 55 days since I started working out at the gym, watching my portions and drinking more water. I have lost 11.1 pounds so far! My goal is to be at 140 pounds by March 1, 2015! I have 65 more pounds to go but I am motivated to get there I just have to keep at it! Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:42:23 EST Hey there http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57474257 I'm focused on fitness and health in 2014, and beyond! Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:55:31 EST help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57474040 My fitbit seems to be tracking my steps wrong - at the moment it thinks I've walked 34 steps, and I've been in and out of my complex, down to the office, to the package room. Even though you guys don't know how far all this is, I'm sure you can figure out its more than 34 steps! L <BR> Have any of you had this problem? How do you fix it? <BR> Thanks! Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:33:52 EST Spark strength tracker comparison http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57466963 This is me thinking "out loud" about something that makes very little difference... For a few years, I have been wearing a fitbit and using a heart rate monitor and logging my hrm calorie burn for non-step activities that fitbit cannot track well--even non aerobic exercise. This works fine for me, it usually puts my activity minutes on Fitbit in or just a little short of my perceived intensity and eating according to this allowance seems accurate as much as my food logging is anyway. So I gue... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:01:14 EST Hello, returning relapsed user http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57453913 Hi Team - <BR> <BR> I'm a new/relapsed member of SparkPeople. I had great success a few years ago - lost 45 pounds. Unfortunately, I had developed a hip injury, gained all the weight back + some! Looking forward to the the combined FitBit + SparkPeople. I'm loving my Zip and Aria scale (still trying to get weight measurements to sync properly with with SparkPeople though). Wed, 9 Apr 2014 21:41:40 EST Well, I've come back! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57452094 Hi, I'm Jim and have been a member of SparkPeople for several years trying to loose some excess pounds. I've lost them and now the hard part - keeping them gone. I use Fitbit One and Aria scale to help. Glad to be here Wed, 9 Apr 2014 18:28:16 EST Marianne, S. Florida, Career Dieter!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57448751 Hi all... I say I am a career dieter because I go up and down over and over. I had gastric bypass surgery 7 years ago and lost 113#, but over the last 3 years, I have put back on 44 of it. I am trying to stop the cycle. So, one of the things I really have never tried are the message boards and am wondering how these boards have helped. I am a single woman, so keeping on track is a lonely proposition. I guess I am looking for support and ideas from all of you.... I am actually foll... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 12:44:44 EST Question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57446218 This may have been asked before but I'm new so I'm asking. I just got a fitbit one along with a new bike and was wondering if it tracks when you are riding a bike? When riding does it make a difference where you place it? I wear it on my bra. Should I wear it on my waist or in my pocket when riding? Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:25:00 EST help please :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57433419 my zip isn't restarting to 0 today, i've synced and reset it but it's still at yesterday's numbers Tue, 8 Apr 2014 10:09:55 EST Time to Make a change http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57432742 Hello everyone! My name is Samantha and I am new to Spark people. I started this weight loss journey back in 2012, I was 210 lbs and over time I dropped down to 150 which was very close to my goal. In October of 2013 I began having some unknown heart and blood pressure problems. This forced me to stop working out, They finally put me on a medication and it has been murder of my metabolism. On top of that, I had surgery in December of 2013 and was unable to do anything for almost 8 weeks! I am... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 09:25:57 EST Not syncing properly http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57411979 Today my FITBIT flex only picked up 5 entries of my food. Most of the time the totals aren't synced correctly either! Anyone else having issues? <BR> <BR> Also forget making changes, it doesn't correct those either! Sun, 6 Apr 2014 19:22:08 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 04/06/14- 04/12/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57404137 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPREC... Sun, 6 Apr 2014 07:23:40 EST Tracking question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57400584 Hi! I'm new to this team and just learned I can sync my fit bit with spark. My question though is do I still track exercises, like strength training etc., or only count what my fitbit uploads? <BR> Sat, 5 Apr 2014 21:10:17 EST The Fitbit Aria http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57387595 I just got the Aria this week... I know it says you can weigh once a day but being that it is new I have been trying it several times to see what is says... there are so major differences in weight (like almost 10lbs at some points) and it may only be a matter of 30 minutes to an hour apart.... <BR> <BR> <BR> I would love to hear thoughts / know info about the scale and this issue... is the scale working properly?? <BR> <BR> Thanks <em>334</em> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 19:04:24 EST resetting my settings on fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57384717 so i am thinking i'm not set up correctly on fitbit and i'm trying to reset my food tracker. so if i want to lose 2 pounds per week fitbit says that would be a 1000 cal daily deficit. after i hit on that setting fitbit says today i can eat 269 calories. this just doesn't make any sense can someone help me i feel so dumb. Fri, 4 Apr 2014 13:41:41 EST Fitbit One calories burned can't possibly be right http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57384098 Got my Fitbit One yesterday and started using it last night. <BR> <BR> It's showing on SP that I have burned 300 calories today and I haven't done that much. I went with my sister to a doctor appointment, some stairs, walking and standing were involved that took an hour. Then walked around walmart for about an hour. Then some light housework. <BR> <BR> Did I possibly walk around that much already? I don't eat activity calories unless I actually feel hungry so that's not a problem, it ... Fri, 4 Apr 2014 12:39:15 EST My food entry on SP doesn't match Fitbit sync? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57376282 Hi. Has anyone else had this problem? <BR> <BR> I have been logging my food in to Spark People and being careful to stay within the guidelines. Today I wanted to see what the fitbit would say after it sync'd up and it was WAAAY different. <BR> <BR> Todays calories on Spark People: 1,342 <BR> Today's calories on Fitbit: 1,525 <BR> <BR> Can anyone explain the difference? I'm well within on SP but over on Fitbit. Shouldn't they say the same thing??? <BR> <BR> Thanks. <em>198</em> Thu, 3 Apr 2014 20:23:23 EST confused on tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57370398 So if we want an accurate calculated burn for cardio etc. should we take off our fitbit and wear our heart rate monitor for the workout so the fitbit and spark does not over track? Thu, 3 Apr 2014 10:29:59 EST fitbit tracking and spark people tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57363872 I have the basic fitbit for a while and it tracks my fitness to sparkpeople. i haven't lost any major pounds really and i'm working out really well...so someone told me that if my fitbit is tracking to sparkpeople then i should not be logging my workouts as well only to log the fit bit calorie burn or the work out calorie burn which is why i am not losing anyweight cause spark people is figuring out more for me to eat with all the tracking. <BR> so this seems to make sense but is very confus... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 21:13:02 EST Would love some new friends http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57358486 //www.fitbit.com/user/232TXV Wed, 2 Apr 2014 12:34:59 EST Changing Difficulty Settings http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57351393 Hi! I remember when I first registered my Fitbit Flex it asked me what difficulty level I wanted (easy, difficult, hard... or something along those lines). I'm trying to change it to easy until I can get myself on a better schedule. Does anyone know how I can go about changing it now?? I googled it, but came up empty handed. <BR> <BR> Thanks! <BR> Tue, 1 Apr 2014 22:32:45 EST the newest fitbit coming this summer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57349867 <link>http://shop.ifit.com/minisite/active </link> Tue, 1 Apr 2014 20:25:25 EST New Fitbit user http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57338722 Hi to all the Fitbit users out there! I have only had my unit for about 5 days and it is working great at motivating me to get more exercise, hope I keep it up! I will continue to follow your postings! Tue, 1 Apr 2014 00:36:33 EST Starting Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57334372 Hi, I'm trying hard again to lose weight. I lost with Weight Watchers a long, long time ago, achieving lifetime membership. But I've been way overweight most of my married life. I'm 70 years old and have four grandchildren. I had reached a stage where I recorded my food for at least a year but didn't lose. I started adding exercise and lost about six pounds. Then I saw that my blood sugar was elevated, though not diabetic. I figured I needed to watch the sugar and increase exercise. S... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:44:53 EST Hello - new to the fitbit users team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57334340 Hello everyone, <BR> <BR> I'm like the Hobbit - There and back again :) I've been on this weight roller coaster my entire life and still struggle with putting it first on my list of priorities to get a hold of it for once and for all. I find myself at the heaviest i have ever been and feeling so unhappy and unhealthy in many ways. <BR> <BR> I purchased the fitbit to help motivate me and keep a real picture in my mind of where I am and how far I have left to go and I have returned to Spark... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:41:37 EST WHICH ONE?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57328302 I had the zip. I loved it. It did the basics of what I needed it to do. <BR> <BR> But, of course, one night out in skinny jeans and dancing-- and it jumped out of my pocket and is lost forever. <BR> <BR> I am apparently terrible at keeping trackers, as I also let my son use my SPAT and he lost that. <BR> <BR> I was considering replacing it with the Flex as it would be on my wrist and easier to keep track of... but a lot of my steps don't involve arm movements (think Irish Step Dancing... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:47:50 EST Flex on Ankle instead of Wrist http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57314496 Wearing my Flex on my wrist was irritating my skin so I now wear it on my ankle. Big change in the number of steps. I think it was way off when on my wrist. Now it records my actual steps instead of when I move my arm. <BR> <BR> I used a connector from a key ring to get the longer bracelet to fit on my ankle. <BR> <BR> Has anyone else done something like this and noticed a change in his/her daily steps? Sun, 30 Mar 2014 08:59:28 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 03/30/14- 04/05/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57313712 I am going to keep my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 190,000. I will now track my total Active Time. My goal is to keep it above 7 hours daily. I will also be tracking my floors climbed but as I don't really encounter many steps in my travel I will be interested in seeing how high I can get this number on a daily basis. Keep moving people, I know I will! DON'T GIVE UP!!! <BR> <BR> Our thread continues to grow each week. <em>303</em> IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPREC... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 07:48:45 EST Problems with my Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57307191 I have a Fitbit Zip that I purchased on Feb 27th. Since that time I have had to install 2 new batteries and today I'm receiving and display that my battery is low. I've had the device for barely a month and the site states that the battery life is 6 months. <BR> <BR> I'm wondering if anyone else has encountered this problem? Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:16:54 EST