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Old 08-26-2010, 05:44 AM
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Weight Goal > Progress > Calorie Budget seems to come up with completely random numbers. I've cleared my food and actitivies, but the "Calorie Budget" numbers remain the same. I even log off the system, log back in, make SURE the cleared info is still clear - and the Calorie Budget is STILL the same. Is this a bug in the system?

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Old 08-26-2010, 12:06 PM
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It's an average of the whole period since you started, compared to where you need to go. Why do you think it gives random numbers? It looks right to me?
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Aha! Thanks vsabino. That makes perfect sense. The reason it looked random to me is that I never thought of averaging the daily figures.

Ok, I went back and averaged it with a calculator. I started 4 days ago. Here were my calories burned:
Day 1: 5737, day 2: 3985, Day 3: 3933, Day 4 (today so far): 3523.
Add that together it comes to 16,678. Divide that by 4 you get 4169.5. My "Progress > Calorie Budget" shows 3676 right now. Where did 3676 come from?

Sorry to be a pain, but I'm just not getting it.

Thanks so much for your help.

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Old 08-27-2010, 02:02 PM
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If you can share your link I can have a look...
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I am having the same issue. My total calories burned in Activities = 2336, but in Weight Goal > Progress > Calorie Budget it shows the actual calories burned = 2056. Shouldn't these 2 values be the same?
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I put a request in to see what the issue could be.
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Old 02-02-2011, 06:41 PM
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Ijust joined today and im having the same issue! Was just about to post on it til i saw this thread...in the calorie budget, my actual calories burned doesnt change no matter what activity i put in....it shows in the activities tab but not in the calories budget.
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I also noticed that my Calorie Balance under the Weight Goal tab did not match my calories burned under my Foods tab. I found out that the number there is actually just a default value and you have to enter in the calories you actually burn using the Customize button.
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Originally Posted by crazyredj View Post
Aha! Thanks vsabino. That makes perfect sense. The reason it looked random to me is that I never thought of averaging the daily figures.

Ok, I went back and averaged it with a calculator. I started 4 days ago. Here were my calories burned:
Day 1: 5737, day 2: 3985, Day 3: 3933, Day 4 (today so far): 3523.
Add that together it comes to 16,678. Divide that by 4 you get 4169.5. My "Progress > Calorie Budget" shows 3676 right now. Where did 3676 come from?

Sorry to be a pain, but I'm just not getting it.

Thanks so much for your help.

jeff

Hey Jeff,
If you are looking at the overview page for calories burned/calorie balance over time under the 'week' view then the system will automatically calculate the week using their default calorie value for the 3 days you did not enter Activities.
I hope this helps.
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I've been having the same problem for a few weeks now It doesn't change the number if I look at week, two weeks, past month, etc. -- it just shows whatever I did today (on the overview tab). I'm pretty sure this is a bug.
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