Also, the standard convention in counting calories is to include your underlying metabolism as well as what you burn through activity. Most people burn around 60-90 calories per hour through their metabolism.
This is technically a double count, as typically metabolism is counted elsewhere. This double count is pretty insignificant for short intense exercise, but for long duration activities (such as wearing it all day), this can lead to a pretty significant distortion.
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okay, got the fact and will use my FT7 while cardio workouts only this article clears a lot of confusion http://www.sparkpeople.com/community/ask _the_experts.asp?q=75
so how accurate are FitBit or Body media without a chest strap if i want to know how much calories i am burning the whole day if it worth investing in one?
i don't want to know step count as i use pedometere app in my phone, my requirement is just to know my actual TDEE