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how precise are the calorie counters on treadmills and cardio equipment?

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Dr. David Hardin
36 years experience Wound care
Depends: It varies from completely inaccurate estimate to calculators with input for age wt, rest pulse etc. That have fair accuracy.
Answered on May 16, 2018

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