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Logging cardio intervals

hmhill17hmhill17 Posts: 237Member Member Posts: 237Member Member
I turned my morning cardio into something akin to early C25K intervals. For example today was 5 minutes of walking, 14 1 minute jog, 2 minute walk intervals, 3-5 minute cool down. I’m not sure if I should log it as 5.5 mph jogging or 14 minutes at 7.5 - 8mph and 34 minutes at about 4.5 mph. From the calorie side, jogging is about 60 calories more so probably safer to log the lower amount.
Thoughts?
edited February 14

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  • sijomialsijomial Posts: 15,983Member Member Posts: 15,983Member Member
    My suggestion would be for a net calorie estimate...

    Log the walking duration as bodyweight in lbs x miles walked x efficiency ratio of 0.3
    Log the running duration as bodyweight in lbs x miles run x efficiency ratio of 0.63

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