There are 2 numbers on your spark fitness page, calories burned thru exercise and total calories burned. The total( for you 2000) includes your BMR ( what your body burns at rest) plus the calories fitbit says you burned thru moving around. For me my BMR is1350 and I usually burn around 400 calories a day( 12,000 steps). The BMR is dependant on your size, gender and age. Pam
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it is the level of intensity that burns more calories. so if the acticity is like running or walking at a brisk pace you are going to burn more calories there than say walking about the house at a normal pace I would subract the sleeping from the total.
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