Counting calories
Counting calories

My fitness tracker is telling me I must burn at least 600 calories during each Longevity Athletics training session this week to lose three pounds! Okay, let’s do this! Hold on there … unfortunately, it’s a little more complicated than that.

Let’s explore three reasons why daily activity tracking and exercise counts can be problematic.

1) Calorie-burn estimates are not precise. Continue reading Counting Calories Pt. 2

Yes! I’ve hit my physical activity goal of 1,000 calories expended today. That means, by the end of the week I should be down two pounds and just 10 away from my goal weight. Right, FitnessPal? Well, maybe not so much…

Let’s explore three reasons why the supposed tried and true method of calorie counting for weight management is a flawed approach and not an exact science like many want you to believe. Continue reading Counting Calories Pt. 1