Weight Loss Tools

Free Weight Loss Tools

This site has many weight loss tools for you to use....and they are all free. If you are looking to lose weight, then you probably also want to find the right tools.  

Many exercise and weight loss websites now offer interactive free weight loss calculators.

Additionally these sites (like this site) offer other tools to help you track your progress.

On this site you can find many online calculators and gadgets to help you lose weight.

In addition to the online tools, you can download an offline file to help you with your progress. The offline tools include downloadable spreadsheets or printable PDF files.

Just scroll through this page to find the tool that's right for you. Use the links below to view the specific type of tool you are looking for.

If you are just interested in the online calculators, check out our Fitness Calculators page. This will list only the online calculators.

Because so many visitors to this site are Weight Watchers members, I have a separate section for those tools.

Weight Watchers Tools

Online Tools

Offline Tools

Weight Watchers Tools

There are several Weight Watchers online calculators on this site. Below are the links along with a brief description of what this tool will do.

In addition, there is a tracker spreadsheet you can download.

Weight Watchers Points Calculator

Points plus and original points tool to calculate the values in the foods you eat.

Activity Points Calculator

Calculates the number of points you earned for your workout. This works with both points plans.

Daily Allowance Calculator

This will tell you the daily allowance for the points plus plan. For members still using the old method, check out this page on the daily allowance.

Points Tracker Spreadsheet

This is an offline tool that let's you record points for foods and activities. The daily and weekly allowances are adjusted automatically as you use them. This one spreadsheet will work with either system.

Online Tools

Below is a list (with links) to the online weight loss tools on this site.

These are mostly calculators, however, there are a couple of gadgets that will help you.

BMI Calculator

Find out your Body Mass Index with this online weight loss tool.

BMR Calculator

Calculates your Basel Metabolic Rate

Calorie Calculator

Look up foods to get the nutrition information with this online calculator.

Exercise Calorie Calculator

Find out how many calories you burned from exercise, sports or fun activities.

Exercise Personality Quiz

Take this online quiz to find out your exercise personality.

Food Portion Size Gadget

Compare your food portions to common items.

Ideal Body Weight Calculator

What's your ideal body weight? Find out with this tool.

Macronutrient Calculator

This tool tells you how many grams of fat, protein and carbs you should eat based on your calorie needs.

Recipes Search Tool

Find a recipe from the top recipe sites using this custom search tool.

Target Heart Rate Calculator

Workout within your zone. Find it by using this tool.

Target Heart Rate Chart

Look up your heart rate zone in this online chart.

Weight Loss Calculator

Find out how many calories you need to lose weight. This weight loss tool will even estimate how long it will take to reach your goal.

Offline Tools

The offline tools are primarily spreadsheets (in zip file format) and pdf files. The excel spreadsheets are the most useful and interactive.

The spreadsheets are Microsoft Excel. If you don't have this program, the free OpenOffice tool will work for these files.

Download OpenOffice

Calorie Intake Chart

Track your weight loss progress with this downloadable Calorie Intake Chart. The Excel version of this chart now includes tracking your calories burned during exercise and daily charts.  

Exercise Calorie Counter

If you don't want the full calorie intake chart to track your exercising, then use this exercise calorie counter instead. You can track your weekly exercise routine and how many calories you burned during exercise.  

Weight Loss Chart

This weight loss chart allows you to track your weight, your measurements and your body fat.  

There is an Excel file that allows for up to 24 weeks of tracking and a PDF weight loss chart that allows you to track weekly for up to 26 weeks.

Weight Loss Journal

Looking for a printable weight loss journal?  Download this PDF file or Microsoft Word version.

Diabetes Tracking Spreadsheet

Track your glucose readings with this free downloadable spreadsheet. You can also track the foods you eat and the nutrition information.

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Free Fitness Videos
Check out the list of free fitness videos on this site for even more free tools to help you lose weight.

Weight Loss Support Groups
Find out what support groups are best for you and get additional tips from members on how to lose weight.

Getting Started with Your Weight Loss and Exercise Program
Before using these weight loss tools, check out this getting started guide to help you start getting fit and healthy.

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