Activity Points Calculator
online Activity Points calculator can be used if you are following
the Weight Watchers plan for your weight loss program.
This tool can
be used for the new points plus system as well as the original points
Just make sure to use the proper selection in the form for the points
plan you are following.
= Normal even breathing without sweating.
= Deep breathing and sweating after 10 minutes.
= heavy breathing and sweating after 3 - 5 minutes.
If you want to learn more about Weight
Watchers and the points you can earn by exercising, then scroll down to
read more details.
For this calculator, you
will need to provide your weight, the duration of your workout, the
level of intensity and the plan.
If you are not sure
what to select for
intensity level, click here
to help you gage the level you are working
out at or use the quick guide below.
If you want to use this activity
points calculator again, you
can use the reset button to clear the form or just enter in the new
data and hit the calc button.
to start exercising and using the activity points calculator, then you
will need to know how to measure the level of intensity of your
Since this is a bit subjective, below are some general
guidelines to help you select the right level.
during your workout you can talk or sing, your breathing is regular and
you are not sweating, then this is a low intensity workout.
your breathing is deep and often and you start to sweat after 10
minutes, this would be a moderate workout.
Another measure is if you
can still talk a few sentences but cannot carry on a whole conversation
or sing, then you are at a moderate level.
high intense workout can be measured by heavy breathing and sweating
after 3 to 5 minutes. You may be able to talk briefly but you for sure
could not sing a song.
If this sounds like your workout, then select
the high level on the activity points calculator.
Activity Points Overview
If you are a Weight Watchers member, then you already know you can earn
extra points by working out, doing fun activites or even cleaning
around the house.
If you are not a member, then here's a quick overview. For a more
indepth explanation behind this activity points calculator, read this article.
Activity points are extra points earned by being active. Exercising is
a must for any diet and Weight Watchers understand this.
So they have offered a way to reward members who are active by giving
them extra points. These extra points can then be used during that week
They can come in handy when you have a special occassion (and food
points may be higher), for that sweet snack you have been craving or
perhaps an occassional alcoholic beverage.
The choice to use them or not is up to the person themselves. It is not
required to use them, but can be handy when needed.
As the activity points calculator shows, there is certain information
needed to get the proper results.
These include your weight, exercise duration and level of intensity.
Depending on which Weight Watchers plan a person is following, the
calculation is different.
So if you are still wondering if Weight Watchers is right for you, then
check out this article for a more indepth look at the points earned for
exercise and how the activity points calculator results are determined.
More Weight Watchers
Here are some quick links to more Weight Watchers pages on this site.
Plus for Alcohol
Ever wonder how many points are in that beer you are drinking? Well
here's a fairly easy way to calculate it even if you don't know the
Check out this list of foods for snack ideas or recipe ingredients
without adding extra points to your day.
Points for Restaurants
Here you will find a list of all the restaurant pages on this site with
the points and nutrition information for each one.
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Here you will find the points calculator to find the values in the
foods you eat. There is one for the points plus as well as the original method.
If you are not counting points but are tracking calories, then this
online tool is for you. Choose from hundreds of different exercises and activities to find out
how many calories you burned.
Find your basal metabolic rate using this free online calculator. Your BMR is the starting point to finding out how many calories you
need to consume in order to lose weight.