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 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 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 I'm back http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57244426 I am back to faithfully using Spark People. I thought that I could do it without tracking and using my teams for support. That was a mistake but all I can say is I tried. Hopefully, I'm on track to start losing again. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:27:09 EST HTTPS and fit bit links posting http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57231549 When posting your fitbit user name or a link from any secure site, , tsome sites, like fitbit are going to have https as the beginning of your link <BR> <BR> However, when you post it on here as a link, the s has to be removed when you put it in add a link for when posted, it will come up link not found. <BR> <BR> that way members can find your quicker <BR> <BR> For those who do not know how to make their links clickable on SP, simply copy from the site then come to your thread or blo... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:46:17 EST New Friends on Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57229786 I would love some friends. I'll reach out to those here too that have posted their URL. Mine is //www.fitbit.com/user/28J9PR. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:51:20 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 03/23/14- 03/29/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57228659 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, 23 Mar 2014 08:12:07 EST Newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57214377 I have joined SparkPeople recently and learning about how this site works. I want to lose 8 more lbs and learn how to maintain my weight afterwards to keep the weight off. I walk 5 days a week with 10,000+ steps tracked thru my fitbit. I do customer service work and is very stressful. I am struggling with I have to eat something all the time and I am trying to keep my carbs low and not having much luck. Glad I came across this website. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 21:15:14 EST Changing my lifestyle. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57210495 Hi everyone, my name is Connie and I started my journey on March 5, 2014. I don't want to be on any diets but want to change my lifestyle to be healthy. I am really done with being tired and just want to know I've done everything I can to spend as many years in this world to be with my children, and hopefully one day in the far future grandchildren. :) <BR> I read and have started to follow Dolvett Quince "The 3-1-2-1 Diet" and I can honestly say I love it. I'm hoping to find friends on her ... Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:59:49 EST Lost My Fitbit! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57187508 I'm so sad! I just went to check my fitbit to see how I was doing on steps today, and it's gone! I already feel lost without it. <BR> <BR> Does anyone know if I will have to start all over with statistics such as miles walked, etc. What about friends? Will I lose all those, too? <BR> <BR> I'm getting ready to contact customer service. Hopefully they can help quickly. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:53:54 EST My Fitbit Stopped Synching to my Spark account http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57185426 For two days my Fitbit was synching great to my Spark account (via my iPhone 5 and the Spark app, where I track/log my food and exercise). When I went to charge my Fitbit, all syncing stopped. I've tried everything -- removing both apps (Fitbit and Spark) and adding back in, resetting my Fitbit, canceling my Spark account and creating a new one, to no avail. I'm so bummed since I really loved seeing my calorie 'bar' on the app dashboard move up, showing I had more calories available to eat as... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:02:58 EST Toggling between the Flex and the One http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57173261 Seems like I'm one of the ones that's having issues with this new upgraded firmware and to be honest, I'm not willing to shell out a ton of money for batteries that turn out to only last me a week, waiting on a firmware upgrade that might not come anytime soon. <BR> <BR> I've looked over the Fitbit Flex and the One and I'm leaning towards the one (I like that I can hide it a little easier) but it's without the 'Goal Setting' and I was wondering; of those of you that have the Flex how import... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:22:58 EST Fitbit Flex Accuracy? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57160327 I had a Fitbit one for a couple of years and just a couple of weeks ago received a Flex as a birthday gift. I was already wearing the One so I had a pretty good idea of how many steps I'm getting a day based on my activity level. It seems like the Flex is giving me almost double the amount of steps per day. There's no way I walked 5,000+ steps just being around the house all day! <BR> <BR> Anyone else having this issue? The only thing I can think of is that I have a baby and do a lot o... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:06:04 EST Newbie alert! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57144992 Picked up my Fitbit Flex 3/13/14. Decided to jump in here for any challenges. I'm a 40 year old single mom, trying to juggle everything. Sun, 16 Mar 2014 09:10:48 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 03/16/14- 03/22/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57144601 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, 16 Mar 2014 08:35:59 EST Tracking question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57126962 I have the Fitbit One. Today instead of running I used the arc trainer at the gym. My question is do I still base my fitness on what the Fitbit One says since it is based number of steps. When I do other activities how does it affect my fitness tracking. <BR> <BR> Thanks Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:48:42 EST New to Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57119686 I have had my Fitbit since my birthday in Sept. I challenge myself to do more each day. it would be great to have others to compete against or with. Anyone interested? I live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:56:09 EST Kudos to Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57114735 A few days ago my Fitbit started failing. At first it didn't seem to hold a charge, then gradually got worse to the point where it wouldn't upload data on a sync, then wouldn't connect at all. I used all the hints from their Help Troubleshooting, then emailed customer support. They suggested a few other things which still didn't work. <BR> <BR> Obviously the unit was defective, so they are replacing it under warranty, even though I purchased it from another online source. I am impressed wit... Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:52:46 EST Newbie question- what if you can't synch every day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57109674 Just wondering if anyone knows this... Do you have to synch every day for the FitBit to work correctly? If you forget to synch at night, will it hold your steps and synch them next time? How does that work? <BR> <BR> I will be traveling in April and I'm wondering if I need to synch each day or if I can just do it all when I get back from my trip etc. <BR> <BR> Thanks. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:18:14 EST food library http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57102530 Hey guys. Is there a way to transfer the food in your SP list to your FB list? I hate having to reenter all the foods I built up in SP. Thanks! <em>30</em> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:26:01 EST Fitbit Flex rash http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57097624 I had a really bad rash come up where I wore my flex. Has anyone else had that problem. I went to the doctor and they told that it was from that, so I stopped wearing it and it went away, now I have a scar. I am now worried about wearing my band, if it will happen again Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:33:59 EST Best FB Step/Mile Day - Goals? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17877x36986x57076027 I started wearing my FB on Jan 1, 2013 and I wear it 24/7. <BR> In reviewing my activity in 2013, I discovered my best step day was 26,280 steps. My best distance day was 11.71 miles. I ended 2013 traveling 1205 miles, this according to the cute email I received from Fitbit. I'm challenging myself in 2014 to reach 30,000 steps, 15+ miles and ending the year traveling 1500+ miles. <BR> My best step day for 2014 was this Saturday, 3/8 - 28,133 = 14.78 miles! <BR> What is your best step d... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:00:07 EST Flying with your Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57070460 Have any of you flown with your Fitbit? I'm thinking it might be best to pack mine away, or put it in my carry on luggage while going through security. Last thing I want is my super cook pedometer to freak out security. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:12:43 EST New Member http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57067205 Hello everyone, I just got fibit flex this past week to help keep track of my daily steps. Just started a walking challenge at work and this seems pretty neat compared to my pedometer. My goal is to be more active daily and lose those unhealthy pounds. Connected my fitbit but not sure how to view my activity on the fitness report. <BR> Meli Sun, 9 Mar 2014 21:34:49 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 03/09/14- 03/15/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x57059870 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, 9 Mar 2014 09:39:54 EST Daylight Savings Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57056056 How do I adjust my Fitbit Force to Daylight Savings time? Sat, 8 Mar 2014 21:16:07 EST A friend in need... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57039581 ...is a friend indeed. Please add me <em>20</em> Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:35:31 EST New to Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57039501 I have just received my Fitbit this afternoon. It is set up and after it is charged it will be on. Can't wait to see how it works. Fri, 7 Mar 2014 11:28:28 EST FitBit Force Replacement Suggestions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57016195 Hey all. I finally had to give up on my FitBit Force after my "trick" of cleaning it really well with rubbing alcohol and switching wrists for a few days failed to clear up the light rash I sometimes get with it. This time the rash is getting pretty bad and it's on both wrists. Despite this issue, I LOVED my Force and am really disappointed that I'm one of the few who can't wear it. <BR> <BR> All that said, I'm trying to figure out what to get to replace it. I had a Flex before my Force but ... Wed, 5 Mar 2014 13:42:39 EST Cautiously recommending an app http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x57010825 Called gym pact. You make money when you make your goals and loose money when you don't <BR> <BR> 1) link you fitbit, Runkeeper gym or mapmy fitness. At Lear 10'ooo steps. <BR> 2) vegetable goal <BR> 3).log 1200 calories on myfitnesspal pal <BR> <BR> Be VERY careful on setting your goal...or you coul loose a lot of money <BR> <BR> Company started in 2012. <BR> <BR> Complaints are better business bureau, but have been resolved. I haven't had any issues, and CS is good. <BR> <BR> Averag... Wed, 5 Mar 2014 06:22:05 EST fitbit use with good life fitness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x57005303 Roger here, trying out fitbit at good life fitness gym, seems to work great so far. Reset my sparkpeople page, including name, used to be Roger_snoopy. my old work out routine got old so changing things up. Tue, 4 Mar 2014 17:22:44 EST Fitbit site stinks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56987274 Am I the only one have total trouble with the fitbit site. First for three days I can't see my dashboard. Completely blank. Now today I go to fix my food tracker because I didn't eat what as planned and I can't delete anything. I can't access my settings or the message boards. I can't even log in my water. What use is it if it doesn't work 99.9% of the time? You can't get customer service. They dont even have a number and forget about hearing from them if you email them. I think they... Mon, 3 Mar 2014 11:07:26 EST Taking Fit Bit One on vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56984957 Hi all - I can’t find the exact answer I’m looking for at the Fitbit site so figured I’d ask here. I’m going on a cruise next month and want to bring my Fitbit but not the syncing dongle. I plan to have it fully charged before I leave but wondering if it will just store the data while I’m gone and then sync up once I get home. <BR> Anyone done this before? <BR> Mon, 3 Mar 2014 08:47:47 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 03/02/14- 03/08/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x56971202 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, 2 Mar 2014 08:16:36 EST My dashboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56948441 I love ut the customer service lacks a lot to be desired. For three days now my dashboard won't show up on the page. I can't even contact on site help. I search dashboard won't show up and they give me all kind of articles on syncing and changing language but nothing to do with my problem. There is no number to call and I can't get to my settings because it won't show up. This is absolutely very annoying. Does anyone else have this problem? I am ready to send the fitbit back and tell t... Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:25:12 EST Fitbit newbie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56921093 Hi, I'm Melissa. Purchased the fitbit flex this week and I love it. My husband bought one as well and we are already engaged in a little friendly competition with our daily steps. Looking forward to using the combo of sp and the fitbit to get healthier and lose some weight. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:08:21 EST calories between fitbit and spark http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56912701 ok i've had my fitbit for a while and its great tracking steps and i feel its accurate but what i don't get or see that when we workout and track it on sparkpeople tracker the tracker adjusts our calories for the day but on the fitbit it doesn't seem to not for what we have burned and so it always says over on the fitbit dashboard but not on sparkpeople because it gives us extra ...i just don't get this it feels off Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:32:43 EST Fitbit force recalled http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56903736 watching this on the news in a few. <BR> <BR> <link>www.foxnews.com/health/2014/02/24/fi<BR>tbit-recalls-force-fitness-tracker-ove<BR>r-skin-irritation/ </link> <BR> <BR> they are offering refunds on them .. link for that is part of the particle Mon, 24 Feb 2014 22:25:32 EST Hi everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56900493 HI All. <BR> <BR> My name is Suzzy. I've been off and on plan for years. I'm trying to get my motivation to stick around. It's pretty tough right now, as I've been unemployed for over a month now. The boredom is getting to me. While I'm not an overly active person when it comes to exercise and such, I am always on the run. I currently have a Fitbit zip (that I affectionately call, Zippy) and I just love it! I had the Fitbit ultra, which I loved also, but I lost one and washed the othe... Mon, 24 Feb 2014 18:07:41 EST Samsung gets Into The Fitness Band Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56899962 We're due to upgrade our cell phones and we are waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S5. In watching the launch video this morning for the phone, they also introduced a new fitness band called The Samsung Gear Fit. I have a FitBit One..but this looks like a nice option to maybe the Force. I don't know if it does sleep, but it does have some nice features. Check it out. <BR> <BR> <link>reviews.cnet.com/samsung-gear-fit/ </link> <BR> <BR> I'll still use my One..but if not costing too much...I m... Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:21:50 EST Fitbit dashboard problems http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56890044 Tonight when I logged onto Fitbit.com, my dashboard's links don't work. I can't access the previous days, settings, nothing. Anyone else with this problem? or know how I can fix it? <BR> <BR> I've tried to access it on 2 different computers, Vista and a Windows 7. Also on Firefox, or Chrome. It's the same on all. Sun, 23 Feb 2014 22:27:44 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 02/23/14- 03/01/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x56880856 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, 23 Feb 2014 08:27:08 EST 10,000 steps = 5 miles?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56839182 This may have already been asked, but I was always told that the general rule is 10,000 steps equals 5 miles. I have only had my Fitbit for 2 days & both days I have gotten over 10,000 steps, but never seem to reach 5 miles. I'm at 11,060 steps today & only at 4.48 miles. Does anyone know why this is?? Is the Fitbit smarter than I'm giving it credit for?? ;) Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:01:22 EST New FitBit Accessories Coming In The Spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56828447 In the March 2014 issue of the Canadian magazine, Chatelaine, on page 100, in the article "(this minute) We're Excited About", item #2 is, <BR> <BR> "Chic Fitness Monitors <BR> Tory Burch is teaming up with FitBit this spring to create a new line of sleek accessories to conveniently (and stylishly) transform the look of your fitness-tracking wristband. Watch fitbit.com for the official release date." <BR> <BR> Interesting eh!!! Tue, 18 Feb 2014 23:13:31 EST Team Noob http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56821491 Hello everyone! <BR> <BR> My name is Donna and I've been using the Fitbit for approximately 1 year. I just now, however, discovered how to sync with Sparkpeople (OK, I'm simple!). <BR> <BR> I love tracking my day to day activity and it's always a thrill to get the little vibration on my wrist telling me I reached my daily goal! <BR> <BR> I look forward to getting to know my team! Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:18:22 EST Force and Flex sold out http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56800867 Hello, <BR> <BR> I'd like to get a FitBit for my Mother. She says she'd like a bracelet style more than clip on. But they're sold out in Canada. Any news on when they're expected to be back in stock? If it's going to be awhile I'll try to talk her into the clip on style. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 21:02:52 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 02/16/14- 02/22/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x56792780 I am going to increase my daily goal to 26,000 steps per day and increase 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 GREA... Sun, 16 Feb 2014 08:31:33 EST Need help/support http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56786935 I have lost a few pounds and was feeling very good about myself. I went shopping to get some new clothes and nothing still fits me and I look horrible in everything. I really feel like giving up, feeling like why not eat and be happy, losing weight is not making me happy. I don't want to give up but am feeling defeated. Help and or support is needed and appreciated. <em>15</em> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 16:28:36 EST Using Sparkpeople and Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17804x36986x56780831 I got my fitbit zip yesterday evening, and so far I'm loving it! <BR> <BR> I've connected it to Spark People, and to Fitibt. <BR> <BR> I just wondered how people used both of them - do you log food on both, or use one site to log food, one to see calories burned etc? <BR> <BR> Do I really need to use the fitbit site if my fitbit is connected to Spark People? <BR> <BR> I'm wary of wasting time logging minutes and food and exercise on both when one site will do it all. <BR> <BR> Advice fro... Sat, 15 Feb 2014 06:17:52 EST Fitbit Calorie entry http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56774745 I'm new to Fitbit and I have it synced with sparkpeople but it keeps adding calories to my fitness tracker and the calories do not seem to be realistic. <BR> <BR> For instance I'll do a 60 min class and enter the time and calories burned (400 calories for instance) but I'll get a fitbit entry of 600 or more calories in addition to the 400 calories I've entered. And the number only continues to rise as the day goes on. By the end of the day its giving me 1,000 to 1,200 calories in addition to... Fri, 14 Feb 2014 14:57:55 EST Just checking in ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56747514 Hi everyone, I am new to the Fitbit team. I've had my force for about a month and really like it. I'm learning a lot from reading your posts already, so thanks for sharing your knowledge! Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:22:56 EST My first 10,000+ day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17804x36986x56741796 I'm so excited that I FINALLY reached my first 10,000 steps-in-a-day today! I APPLAUD all of those who are able to do this everyday!! <BR> <em>386</em> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:40:17 EST Fitbit One is no longer syncing to Spark. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56739913 2 days ago this started. I am manually putting in my numbers, but the active minutes of course are not going into my activity for the day. I've tried re-syncing twice. <BR> <BR> Any ideas? Tue, 11 Feb 2014 20:09:23 EST I think I'm a newbie again? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56725765 Last tax return season I bought a fitbit one, and loved it. For a month. Then I got run down by a bicyclist weaving around the sidewalk because he was paying more attention to his phone than his driving. I ended up watching it fly off my belt and into a storm drain. The month in which I DID have it, however, was the most well informed and focused I've been at any point in my weight loss journey. I've been trying to scrape the money together to reunite myself with the one electronic device whi... Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:32:01 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 02/09/14- 02/15/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x56704762 I am going to keep my daily goal to 25,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 180,000. 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 APPR... Sun, 9 Feb 2014 07:53:19 EST Re-installing Fitbit Constantly!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56685264 I know I am not the brightest bulb in the pack but for the life of me in the forum on Fitbit site I can't find an answer as to WHY I have to constantly re-install Fitbit when it stops working...........at least a couple of times a month now. Anyone else experiencing this?? I have the Fitbit Zip. I get a message on the screen when I try to sync that the Fitbit connect has failed to work Fri, 7 Feb 2014 14:09:56 EST SparkPeople Exercise Minutes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56683028 2 days ago I had an active 40 minute walk. I've been syncing via the computer. Today I looked back today, the minutes HAD NOT recorded. <BR> <BR> Then I tried a manual sync and nothing. I am so disappointed. Why try. <BR> <BR> <em>24</em> <em>101</em> Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:38:51 EST New to team and fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56682972 Hi Everyone, I just wanted to take a minute and introduce myself. I just got my fitbit about a week ago. Not sure I'm using it correctly but hoping that it will help keep me motivated. <em>521</em> Fri, 7 Feb 2014 10:35:50 EST Tracking errors http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56672214 Hello. <BR> <BR> I have a fitbit flex, and lately, it's been cheating me on my very active minutes by 10 to 20 minutes. Does this happen to anyone else? Can you edit the info? <BR> <BR> Thanks! Thu, 6 Feb 2014 13:16:03 EST Introduction http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56664464 Hello everyone, I just joined Sparkpeople today but I have been using a fitbit for well over a year. It has really helped me with staying fit. I want to get serious about getting back to my goal weight again and thought I would give this place a try. The last time I lost weight was with WeightWatchers and it really worked until I no longer had the time to actually go to face to face meetings. I am hoping that being here will give me the same incentive and encouragement that I once found with ... Wed, 5 Feb 2014 21:56:43 EST Love my fitbit! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56658215 Hey, all! <BR> I've had this gadget for two weeks now, and have logged an average of 6 miles a day! It's a great motivator for me. I've lost 2 lbs - without altering my eating (and drinking) patterns. However, this is my 2nd day of no booze, so, my results will likely be even better. :) <BR> <BR> Maureen Wed, 5 Feb 2014 12:20:33 EST FitBit/Spark People not always syncing properly http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56651521 I set my FB next to the dongle in my computer each night and update my steps in "Other Goals". When I then go into "Fitness" on SP, I 'save' the steps, then sync the FB. Sometimes it counts all my steps and sometimes (like today) it doesn't. I had 4200 steps, added rest of steps on Other Goals page, saved them on Fitness page, but when I synced it, it registered 4700 - far short of what I actually did. Any thoughts? Tue, 4 Feb 2014 23:13:19 EST Battery Life on my Fitbit Zip http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56633186 Having sudden problems with my battery life. When I first got it the first battery lasted at least 6 months. Recently changed it and had to change it again within 2 weeks. Just thought maybe the spare battery was old. Now a month later I'm getting notifications the battery is low again. What gives? <BR> Also having trouble getting my fitbit to sync with computer and phone. Anyone else having these kind of probs and/or suggestions? Mon, 3 Feb 2014 17:11:13 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 02/02/14- 02/08/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x56612599 I am going to keep my daily goal to 25,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 180,000. 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, 2 Feb 2014 08:35:46 EST Fitbit Tracking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56610514 I was wondering if I should track calories that I burned during my exercise ex. Zumba and my steps that I've taken during that exercise when I do my fitness tracking. I know it adds calories burned when my Fitbit syncs my steps for the day and some of them step were accumulated during my Zumba exercise and so then by adding my Zumba exercise into the tracker am I double counting the same calories, so I don't know if I should count some of the exercise/step calories burned or not??? I don't ... Sun, 2 Feb 2014 00:33:06 EST Battery question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56596227 Has anyone had their FitBit Dashboard say they have half a battery left and then poof the FitBit dies? I have a zip and today it said I have half a battery and tonight it was just dead. The battery was at the end of December so it shouldn't be dead already. I'm hoping it's just the battery. I am not having much luck with this thing. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:38:15 EST Hello from Massachusetts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56581748 i live in MA. looking to connect with people in the area. Who here has a fitbit from MA. post your urls Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:17:26 EST Massachusetts People?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56581423 i live in MA. looking to connect with people in the area. Who here has a fitbit from MA. post your urls Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:51:29 EST I am in LOVE! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56570334 I was about to give up on my fitbit, because I was syncing it on a different website and it seemed buggy and kept cheating me out of calories. So on a lark, I decided to try it out on good old sparkpeople and what do you know? It worked like a charm. <BR> <BR> <BR> I am so excited!! Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:42:35 EST NEVER high intensity??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56568824 My Fitbit dashboard has yet to register very intense activity for me. Running up stairs, jumping jacks, cardio workouts...it just doesn't register. Has anyone else seen this? Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:06:15 EST I Lost My FitBit and I'm So Sad. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56549635 That's my whole story, just had to share. <BR> <BR> <em>46</em> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:09:27 EST Hi from California http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56546324 My daughter got me a fitbit last year for Mothers day, and I've been using it and love it. I just now realized that I could log my fitbit on sparkpeople....woohoo! I love doing step challenges, and just raised my daily goal to 10,000 steps a day. <BR> looking forward to participating in this group. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 08:51:08 EST Hi all http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56523243 My name is Dan and I've had my Fitbit Flex since Christmas. So far I love it! I really like how it tracks my movements, sleep and how it integrates with the various apps that I'm using. It is helping to make me aware of exactly how active I HAVEN'T been, lol. <BR> <BR> Good luck to all. <BR> Dan Sun, 26 Jan 2014 15:12:09 EST Weekly Goal - 2014 - 01/26/14- 02/01/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=16426x36986x56518513 I am going to keep my daily goal to 25,000 steps per day and keep my weekly goal to 180,000. 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. IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED THAT OUR ... Sun, 26 Jan 2014 08:00:46 EST Love the fitbit! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17804x36986x56494376 <em>30</em> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 08:39:55 EST Hello from Idaho!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56493091 Hi my name is Winn and I got my Fitbit like 9 months ago and I lost it before I even opened it lol I was in the prosses of moving. I came across my fitbit 2 days ago and wow has it motivated me! I love keeping track and love the set goals that push me. Last night I refused to sleep till I hit all 4 of them! <BR> <BR> I've been away from sparkpeople and working out for a while and my body shows it! I now am back on here and got my fitbit going now as well :) I also joined weight watchers ag... Fri, 24 Jan 2014 06:11:05 EST Hiya!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56489805 Just wanted to stop in and say hi! This is only the team I'm on right now, getting use to my Fitbit (and loving it) along with SP. <BR> <BR> I'm a 45 year old mom of 2 from the Midwest. I quit smoking a year ago January 13th and need to drop the weight I've gained. I want to be a loser in addition to a quitter!! <em>20</em> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:07:47 EST Fitbit One http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56484232 Hi. I received a fitbit one for Christmas but just received my replacement. I had a fitbit ultra and loved it. I forgot to take it off one day when I went to the pool and that was that. I had it synced to my fitness tracker because I bought it through spark. I received the one as a gift and can't figure out how to sync it to the fitness tracker. Does anyone know how I can do this? <BR> <BR> My name is Bonnie and I am in maintenance. I really missed not having my fitbit and know I have... Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:51:59 EST Success with fitbit? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56483489 Hey has anyone had any success since they have been using their fitbit? any advice on successful weighloss using a fitbit that you find is working well for you? Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:42:38 EST Hey from TN http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56482262 I'm Kim. Wife of 25 years to my high school sweetheart/retired soldier. I'm a homeschool mom (we have 4 kids). I've been a Sparker for many years, but just got my fitbit flex in December 2013. I love that they sync - both tools serve as great motivators! Thu, 23 Jan 2014 10:20:34 EST changing profile pic http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56478770 I have te Fitbit Flex and using the Fitbit app on my phone. Anyone know how to change my profile pic using the phone app? Thu, 23 Jan 2014 02:13:16 EST Questions for Fitbit Force http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56469825 I'm a new Fitbit (Force) user and have a couple questions about how to use it and my dashboard. Does anyone know how to see my average daily steps? Where can I find this? Can you set a goal on the tool for average steps? Also I track my sleep but is there a way to edit the wake up or bed time if I forget to press one? Thank you for all your help! Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:10:54 EST battery? on fitbit flex or force? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56467943 I am looking to getting a force as I only have the zip but when I looked up info on the battery all I found was make sure you dispose of recycled batteries properly etc. my question is when the battery no longer works does fitbit send you a replacement? like apple does for I pods? to me its alot of money to just throw away once the rechargeable battery no longer works...so wondering if anyone has any experience or had a fitbit flex or force long enuff to experience this. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 09:57:08 EST New to fitbit group http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56459500 Hi, I'm Pam, I have been on Spark People for a while, just not real active. Just got my Fitbit Flex yesterday and love it already. It stays put...not slipping off and I really like the sync feature! Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:41:28 EST New to Fitbit http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56458336 Hi - Melissa from NH here. Got my Fitbit over the weekend as I am starting back up with SparkPeople again to lose weight. Tracking my food and exercise makes such a huge difference for me, and the Fitbit seems to be making it easier for me to do this. I haven't used SparkPeople for a while, and I am needing to lose some serious weight, so here I am! Tue, 21 Jan 2014 17:07:28 EST up the wooden hill http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17877x36986x56450408 We all go on about how many steps or calories we did but how many floors did you climb? <BR> <BR> Maybe if you don't live somewhere with stairs you could find some when you are out or use them instead of a lift at work? <BR> <BR> I did 34 yesterday only 4 so far this morning. Is your fitbit face smiling? Tue, 21 Jan 2014 05:04:17 EST calories in vs. calories out help! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x36986x56449570 Hey i'm new to fitbit and on my fitbit dashboard it shows the calories in vs. calories out for fitbit and the log on fitbit shows the sync between fitbit and sparkpeople it also shows my food log i log in sparkpeople with... <BR> what i don't understand is that fitbit dashboard says calories in vs. calories out section that i'm always over and on sparkpeople i seem to stay in the calorie range so i'm rather confused can anyone shed some light for me??? Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:41:36 EST Good evening, from the Midwest. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x36986x56446409 Hey, all. <BR> <BR> I have been eyeing fitbits for well over a year. I finally broke down & bought one Jan. 1. I'm a runner at heart. I underwent two eye surgeries in the past month, and I'm not going to be cleared to run for several months. With my upcoming wedding I'm hoping the fitbit will help me keep track of my activity - once I'm back on my feet. <BR> <BR> I look forward to meeting you, and cheering you on your journey! Mon, 20 Jan 2014 20:00:01 EST