Thursday, September 9, 2010

My New Polar FT40!

I got my new Polar FT40 in the mail today!  I didn't waste any time....I decided to use it for my workout today and find out exactly how many calories I am burning during my daily workouts.  I was pleasantly surprised to find out that I burned 621 calories during my 80 minute workout today!  I have just been feeling like I am getting to a place where I want to take charge of my workouts a little more.  I love walking my dogs and that will continue to be something I do everyday.  It just wouldn't be fair to them not to take them walking.  But I usually reserve about 30 minutes to do something different with my workout.  With my new heart rate monitor, I will be able to see how to burn the most calories with the time I have.  I was also surprised to see that I burned 160 calories doing Wii Tennis in just 20 minutes....not too bad!  I always thought when I did Wii Tennis as part of my workout that I was just being lazy, but not really!  Also, for just 51 minutes of walking, I burned 376 calories.  I think this will be a great new tool to help me along on my fitness/weight loss journey!

1 comment:

  1. Hey!

    Chris from Polar USA here.. Great buy! Love the FT40. Please let me know if you ever have any questions or anything. I'm always around to help.

    Good luck with your training!