Hear hear to Kayotic. That's a more reliable measure of what you're doing with your body.
And keep rocking it out! That's so great!
Best, Russ Lane
-- Lost 200 pounds while food writing, and maintained it 10 years -- Went from pizza-guzzling wallflower in rock clubs to (very) aspiring boxer and artist in his spare time -- Hit goal and felt a little thrown to the wolves. Dedicated his life to increasing support for those at or nearing goal and eeking every possible amazing thing out of it.
On the first question, I'd also go with the HRM, since it's tracking your HR and estimating the calorie burn from that, rather than just time and type of exercise (I'm assuming that's how the wi calculates calorie burn)
highest weight ever:202, SP starting weight: 143
New goal: more practical new goal, 130, updated ticker to reflect that goal.
H: 5''4" 51 y.o.
"Don''t let yesterday use up too much of today." Will Rogers
"Eat Food, Not Too Much, Mostly Plants" Michael Pollan
My celebration: I've hit my adult lowest weight. I now weigh what I did in high school when I was on swim team. I've never been a 'skinny Minnie', so ideally I have a few more pounds to go, but this is a major breakthrough!
Now the real goal....maintenance!
****Jerica****** Currently working on establishing the habit of eating more mindfully...
current weight: 145.0
Fitness Minutes: (54,907) Posts: 638 5/6/09 7:50 P
Well today I did workout #37 with MFC and did my physical challenge. I have lost 2% bf and my resting/after 2 min jumping jacks heart rates dropped 4 beats! Woohoo!!! So Maya really stepped up my aerobics and had me working at 68-80% range for most of it! It felt awesome!
My only concern is that MFC says I burned 200 less than my HRM. Which should I believe? lol
Run faster, run farther until you hit the wall of realization that you CAN do anything you put your mind to!
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