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How to calculate burnt calorie?

i have got a health gadget... i am nt able to understand hw is it calculating calorie burnt..that device is a heart rate monitoring in the form of wrist watch along with a chest strap but i was interested to know how does it calculate from my heart rates n exercise time the calorie burnt
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jan 2010
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it takes the heart rate into consideration and the maximal rate of heart rate and what could be the calorie burnt in the time it is reached so it is not the exact calorie it burnt but around what you have burnt you might have burnt the that many calories according to the heart rate that is detected by the pulse
Answered: Tue, 19 Jan 2010
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Yeah even I had bought a similar one and was of no use at all.
Answered: Tue, 19 Jan 2010
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