Author: Sorting Last Post on Top ↓ Message:
DEECAFFEINATED's Photo DEECAFFEINATED Posts: 3,227
7/2/09 7:40 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Along my journey I'd plateau and found if I played the low and highs of the range it would boost my loss. I think this is what calorie cycling is about but not sure. All I know is it worked!

-:|:- Dee -:|:-
Joy is a state of being regardless of our circumstances. Find a way.

designed-by-dee.blogspot.com


 Pounds lost: 14.5 
 
0
4.5
9
13.5
18
OXFORDLASS Posts: 973
7/1/09 3:17 P

Send Private Message
Reply
I let Sparks set mine and they came up with 1280-1630. I try to keep to the lower end of the scale and rarely go over 1325. So far this is working fine as I've averaged 1lb/week loss since the first of the year.

Trust in the LORD with all your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He shall direct your paths.

Proverbs 3: 5-6


 current weight: 168.0 
 
192
176.5
161
145.5
130
DEECAFFEINATED's Photo DEECAFFEINATED Posts: 3,227
6/26/09 4:58 A

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I let SP set them based on my current weight and goal weight with target date. That's how I reached my goal weight because then as I logged my weight weekly my calories/P/F/C were all adjusted down automatically along my journey.

If setting your own calories works for you then go for it! One note - then the P/F/C doesn't auto adjust and you'll need to manually adjust those as well.

-:|:- Dee -:|:-
Joy is a state of being regardless of our circumstances. Find a way.

designed-by-dee.blogspot.com


 Pounds lost: 14.5 
 
0
4.5
9
13.5
18
GARDENINGGRAMMA's Photo GARDENINGGRAMMA Posts: 8,639
6/25/09 2:21 P

Send Private Message
Reply
I would have to check. I think I set my own because Spark People has it set too low. I tried the tracker for a while, but stopped because I prefer to use my paper WW tracker and count points not calories.

Margaret AKA Gramma D.

Co-leader: Fit & Organized
www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
ndividual.asp?gid=22277


The Breast Cancer Site needs your help in funding free mammograms for women in need! Help make early detection possible every day with a simple click, at no cost to you. Visit
www.TheBreastCancerSite.com

www.nationalbreastcancer.org

grammadshouse.blogspot.com/


 current weight: 141.0 
 
144
140
136
132
128
BGGARDEN's Photo BGGARDEN Posts: 5,800
6/25/09 1:37 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
Mine is at 1,200 - 1,80o a day but my dear friend who is BIG INTO the calorie counting / exercise tells me that is way to low for me. I set my own goals.... that need to be evaluated. I just have not turned the 'let sparks do the math' on yet!

HOWEVER - I almost ALWAYS meet the 1,200 - 1,300 range. ONLY that maybe why I am not losin any weight with all the activity I do.

I am not sure if that helps you .... but I would trust Sparks!

IT all begins with YOU..... Plant the seeds and get growing healthy!

Can't find me - I am always in the garden:

www.bggarden.com/
twitter.com/BG_garden


 Pounds lost: 0.0 
 
0
16.25
32.5
48.75
65
2BFREE2LIVE's Photo 2BFREE2LIVE SparkPoints: (318,341)
Fitness Minutes: (311,845)
Posts: 16,801
6/25/09 12:28 P

My SparkPage
Send Private Message
Reply
I HAVE ALWAYS WONDERED WHAT EVERYONE HAS SET ON THEIR NUTRITION TRACKER AND IF YOU STAY WITHIN THE CALORIES LISTED THERE.

Sparks has mine set at 1250-1500.
I changed it to read 1200-1250 because if given the higher number I will tend to eat until I reach the number not because I am hungry it is just because I can!!
Does that make any sense?
So I changed mine to be at the lower end of the range and I feel a lot better at the end of the day knowing if I stay in this range I am staying within the guidelines and not go over.

WHERE IS YOUR NUTRITION TRACKER SET?



"You're never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream..." C.S. Lewis


“Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.” ~Mark Victor Hansen

www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwE8HLLue48


 Pounds lost: 121.0 
 
0
30.25
60.5
90.75
121
Page: 1 of (1)  

Report Innappropriate Post

Other VEGGIES & BLOOMS GARDENING TEAM EXERCISE AND MOTIVATION Posts

Topics: Last Post:
What are your garden plans for the season! 5/6/2014 12:30:02 PM
gardening as exercise 3/28/2014 1:22:57 PM

Thread URL: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=5024x19538x26571935

Review our Community Guidelines




x Lose 10 Pounds by February 7! Get a FREE Personalized Plan