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Old 10-12-2011, 02:41 PM   #162 (permalink)
taubele
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Hi there!

If it tracks your calories burned for you, you can simply enter another activity.

As an example - I do Zumba workouts fairly regularly, but there's no Zumba category either. Plus, the burn will be a little different from everyone based on effort, weight, height, etc.

I wear a heart rate monitor when I work out with Zumba, and it gives me an average calories burned per minute (usually somewhere around 13). Thus, when I do my Zumba workouts, I will just log them as an activity that burns 13 cals/minute (I believe I often use stationary biking with very vigorous effort, and sometimes running or rowing when my burn goes up or down). It doesn't matter the activity - but the burn DOES matter. Just figure out your cals/minute and find the closest activity you can. Works for me!
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