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    kjm811 posted:
    Hi - I just started with the community and I'm a little confused about logging exercise. In addition to exercise, Iogged sitting and sleeping, but I have a feeling that my total score for the day is too high... guidelines?

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    Rich Weil, MEd, CDE responded:
    Hi kjm,

    What was the score you got and how much exercise did you enter? Also your age, sex, and weight. Remember that 24-hour energy expenditure includes everything you do, not just exercise. So any activity that you do during the day, whether it's walking, climbing stairs, cleaning, carrying packages... it all adds up. Rich
     
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    kjm811 replied to Rich Weil, MEd, CDE's response:
    Thanks for your reply.

    What I was wondering is whether or not I should be logging calories spent sleeping at night and sitting and standing during the day...

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    Rich Weil, MEd, CDE replied to kjm811's response:
    You're welcome. Post back at some point. I'd like to know if logging is helping you. Take care. Rich


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