OK So as many of you know I wear my polar FT7 heart rate monitor every time I work out hence the pictures when I post. Well I was looking at the elliptical as I was working out tonight and checking the calorie counter and wouldn't you know the elliptical machine was not accurate. So I just wanted to caution everyone who uses fitness machines at the gym and monitors their calories burned with them. It is awesome to look at and realize yes you are burning calories. But make sure you do not take those calories for the face value the machine gives you and think you burning all of them! I took a picture so you could see:
So as you can see the machine was inaccurate it said I burned 332 calories in 25 minutes. And it is linked to the Polar monitor so it know my heart rate at all times and my weight was inputted in the beginning. My Polar monitor said I burned 162 which is most accurate.
Not sure why there is such a large discrepency but the machines are older and maybe this is why.