Although I'd love to have time to use the Cardio Tracker daily, I often do not have the time. In addition, it does not always have the different things I do, such as Body Electric or the pedal exerciser that my doctor has strongly recommended. I'm using the Quick Tracker. Wish it had the calories burned!
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If you gain weight after a vacation or holiday, update tracker w/accurate weight! It's tempting to leave lower weight there. But don't b/c I've learned I lose the weight quicker when I can start using the tracker to show a weight loss, vs leaving it at the lower (inaccurate) weight & being reminded daily that you're not there. That negative reminder might hinder motivation where being accurate (& showing drops right away) will boost motivation!
I have noticed this twice myself and both times after vacation weight gains, delayed updating my tracker to show the weight gain. I had a hard time getting the weight off & finally gave in & updated tracker. Then I was able to update tracker w/"losses" immediately & it boosted my spirits/motivation.
each time you track a food make sure you clikc the my favorites key, overtime you will find foods that you normally eat. Then when you track the food for the day use the myfavorites, it is much faster than looking each food up each day.
Overtime you will have most of the foods entered into your favorites and it is much faster in using the nutrition tracker.
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