How accurate are the calorie estimates?
I use my heart rate monitor (which is more accurate) to track the calories I burn. On the more intense videos (Inferno, HR training, etc.) I tend to burn about 2/3 of what the estimate says--sometimes more, sometimes less. Obviously it depends on how har
Thanks for reaching out! The estimated calories for exercise are rough estimates. It takes into account your gender, age (if given), and then uses an algorithm that was derived based on the statistics of average men and women using a 'medium' intensity.
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