Is a Body Bug the Right Fitness Tool For the Price?
The Body Bug (as seen on biggest loser)
I signed up my son for gymnastics about a month ago and was sitting
in the parents viewing area each Monday for 2 hours reading magazines.
It was cool to have time to myself to catch up on information I need to
know like, minimize your pores in 1 minute or less! or Blast Cellulite
we show you how! All this is great info except like most articles I
read they just make me feel frustrated. I know I won't actually do half
the stuff I am supposed too. If I want to look better and feel better I
really need to get up and move my butt more! The problem I was having
is HOW MUCH more do I need to be moving around? I am pretty active, I
workout each day, my job is active, but is that enough? A facebook
friend recently mentioned the "body bugg" a little gadget that measures
your calorie burn, steps, activity and lets you input calories in order
to create a daily caloric deficit and lose weight or get healthier. I
researched the pricey little guy and decided I would make the
investment. I have been wearing this thing non-stop for about 2 weeks
and am realizing that I am not nearly as active as I claim to be! My
daily goal is to burn a total of 2770 Calories per day. (including
breathing, sleeping etc) in order to lose 2lbs per week... For the
first week I did ok because I was camping and hiking for three days out
of the seven that I was monitoring. I returned to the real world and it
was a different story! By day nine I would look down at the display and
see I still had 600 calories to burn! (it was 6pm). Some nights I would
be in the kitchen doing leg lifts while doing dishes just to get in an
extra 50 calories.. This week I decided that the numbers don't lie.. If
I want to reach my goals I have to really change the way I live day to
day. So yesterday during the boys gymnastics, instead of catching up on
gossip in my magazines I walked around beautiful downtown Asheville
(2000steps, 230 calories burned, 22 minutes moderate activity! Score!)
Counting the walk plus the activity I had already done I went to bed
last night with a grand total of 3000 calories burned!! Woo Hoo bring
on the chocolate!! I do like this little gadget it is a real eye opener for me! Whatever tool you decide to use good luck!
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