I began using a Push Strength band during my weight workouts back in mid-May. If you’ve read earlier entries on this blog here and here, seen my Fitness and Food series on the JMP blog, or checked out Discovery 2015 9-19-15 for community, then you know that I’ve been collecting weight training data for many… Read More Importing five months of Push Strength VBT workout data into JMP
In my last blog, I shared some details about why food logging is one of my most important daily quantified self practices. About 5 years ago, I transitioned away from using a paper and pen to record the items I ate at each meal and began to keep an electronic food log in BodyMedia’s iPhone… Read More Working out a new path for importing MyFitnessPal data into JMP
I posted in my last entry about the various different metrics that I track with devices and apps and how I think about and use my data. One of my top tracking priorities is to note the names of the foods that I eat and the quantities I consume at each meal. I want to… Read More The benefits of logging my eating behavior and challenges exporting my data
People often ask me how I have the time to collect so much data on myself. Like many other things, good data collection is a matter of habit. For example, I got into the habit of tracking my weight training workouts and food intake back in high school. Although I lost those notebooks, and didn’t track… Read More The Habits of Tracking My Diet and Exercise Data
This week I gave a 30 minute talk at JMP Discovery Summit 2015 in San Diego. Full disclosure-I work for JMP as director of our devops group, meaning I spend my days making sure that our software release process runs smoothly. There are a lot of moving parts in our effort to get releases out the door in… Read More Fun with My Workout Data at JMP Discovery Summit 2015
Today I wanted to highlight a cool quantified weight loss story from my colleague Julian Parris from JMP. You can read posts about his story here in Part 1 and Part 2 on the JMP user community. Julian included JMP graphs in the posts showing how he lost 30 lbs in 40 days using a combination of diet and activity.… Read More Quantified Weight Loss with JMP: Julian Parris’ Story
I wrote in my last blog about how I have long wanted a way to assess my body fat in detail inexpensively and at home. I found measuring tapes too imprecise for capturing most of the body fat changes that I see in the mirror in maintenance, and have not taken the time to become an… Read More My Obsession with My Skulpt Aim Data Continues!