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post #1 of 4 Old 09-11-2012, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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My Fitness Pal

I've been using My Fitness Pal to help keep me honest and track things.

First things first, add me: Breella

Second: if you use it to track exercise how do you track your horse chores? I have found some websites that have some numbers but I'm wondering how accurate you guys think they are or if you think you have better numbers.

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post #2 of 4 Old 09-20-2012, 07:41 AM
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I don't track them. I know a lot of people track cleaning, etc... but I really only track exercises that I have done to purposely set out to burn calories (walking, biking, riding, etc) because I figure I have always done the other things.

But then I also don't track veggies unless it is something high in sugar or calories which is not that often at all.
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post #3 of 4 Old 09-20-2012, 08:54 AM Thread Starter
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Interesting ideas, thank you for replying. I haven't weighed myself in over a week but since I started tracking my food I've been better about what I'm eating later in the day.

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post #4 of 4 Old 09-28-2012, 11:06 PM
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Using myfitnesspal helped me lose 30 pounds :)

I used it religiously for about 5 months and literally put every single thing into the app on my phone as I ate it. water, juice, ONE almond...i mean everything! i would take a 10 minute walk at work...added that. 30 minutes on the treadmill, added that!

it helped me so much to count calories (it gave me 1200/day)...i never realized how many calories were in one glass of cranberry juice or in one slice of pizza. it really made me pick and choose my snacks wisely!
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