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Short answer: NO If you think critically about the activities you perform during weightlifting, and the activities that the fitbit tracks, you'll understand why. Let's dig in a little deeper: Fitbit tracks steps taken (i.e. pedometer) It estimates calories burned probably by the cadence of those steps and the total number taken It does not track heart ...
For your specific task (calculating burned cals), no matter what fitness band you choose, it's still a calculation to figure out how many calories you've burnt. With any calculation, there's a level of tolerance and you need to be able to accept the tolerance. If you're just worried about the number of calories burned, you could calculate it yourself and ...
Don't discount outside interference. I wear a Polar heart rate monitor and it sometimes has problems when someone with an electronic device comes close to it. It's anecdotal evidence, but, when dealing with devices that are not hard wired, I think it's plausible.
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