net calories?

previous topic · next topic
Jeanlou

Joined: Aug 08
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 05 Jan 2009, 18:57
So I'm following weight watchers, just wondering - should I be at even calories at the end of the day - for example today so far I have 1217 c in food and 3166 in exercise (that's including what Fat secret automatically adds for "resting and sleeping". I'm -1949. I'm confused. What should that number be at the end of the day? Can anyone give me some advice?
megan4

Joined: Jan 09
Posts: 122

      quote  
Posted: 05 Jan 2009, 21:10
I had the same question!
It's not about getting through the storm but learning how to dance in the rain...
tarablank

Joined: Dec 08
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 07 Jan 2009, 11:34
Also wondering about this...anyone??
MusicMom123

Joined: Sep 08
Posts: 131

      quote  
Posted: 07 Jan 2009, 11:37
me too.... the sleeping and resting part kindof makes it harder to figure what actual excersize is... anyhow -- not too sure.

*PEACE*
jessilyn0218...

Joined: Jan 09
Posts: 10

      quote  
Posted: 12 Jan 2009, 10:10
i think that you wanna have more exercise calories burned, then calories consumed. thats how you loose weight, i think...
There comes a time when you have to say enough is enough!!

Mini goal 1- be @ pre-pregnancy weight of 231--achieved 1/31

mini goal 2- be @ 2nd pre-pregnancy weight of 221

mini goal 3- 199 (1st time in 4 years)

mini goal 4- 175

final goal- 150 by 12/25
-JR-

Joined: Nov 08
Posts: 12

      quote  
Posted: 12 Jan 2009, 10:24
You are right, if you burn more calories than you consume you will loss weight.
I used the point system and I would consume 24 points at 50 cal per point = 1,200 cal per day. Work out, 6 days per week (rest one day) with 3 days per week cardio and 3 day cardio + strength training.
JHatch

Joined: Jan 09
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 14 Jan 2009, 11:06
That -1949 number is the energy deficiet for that day. Your body has to find 1949 more calories somewhere. So theoretically your body will burn 1949 calories of stored fat or 1949 calories of lean muscle mass, or both...hopefully more fat than muscle. Depends on the type of exersize you are doing.

But, that's all theoretical...I have issue with the whole calories/expenditure/weight loss calculations....but too long to go into here...

Good luck!
gretje

Joined: Apr 08
Posts: 11

      quote  
Posted: 15 Jan 2009, 03:02
Hi Weight Watchers followers out there. I thought it was about cointing points re. food and exercise and not calories. Much simpler I think. Is USA Weight Watchers different?



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

My workout problem...
Thank you :) Any at home suggestions?
by Cloudie27 on 22 Jul 14 08:49 PM
How do you prevent loose skin?
Thanks for also responding to this again. People, listen to us. If it's been stretched and you have stretch marks, it WILL NOT GO AWAY. Even if you don't have stretch marks. Please note Glaun ...
by ClassicRocker on 21 Jul 14 09:32 PM
Coffee increases Blood Sugar?
If you want a caffeinated beverage to help boost memory drink green tea, or you can take Ginkgo biloba supplements.
by ShawndraFindlay on 21 Jul 14 04:06 PM
Is resting metabolism excluded when counting calories in activities?
Yerzhan S wrote: Thanks for response! But I am really curious about the principle - when it is said that I burn 700 calories for 1 hour of active physical exercise - that it includes RM in it or not? I ...
by Draglist on 21 Jul 14 08:03 AM
How can I get the person that buys the food, to buy the right food.
Do you have any grocery delivery services available to you? Around the San Francisco bay area I can get deliveries from Safeway, Nob Hill Foods, and Amazon Fresh... and probably other things. If this ...
by Hoser on 21 Jul 14 04:56 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Ashley2265
This is a good starting point, but you really need an exercise plan to maximize the results. Even if it is just walking. Get moving!
04 Jul 13 for diet Weight Watchers