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After an interesting e-mail conversation with Dr. Yoni Freedhoff of the pull-no-punches Weighty Matters blog, I ended up writing a guest post about some of the factors you need to think about if you ever look at the calorie number that your treadmill (or elliptical or exercise bike or whatever) spits out. Without giving away too much, I’ll say this: if you’re not considering the difference between gross and net calorie burn, you’re kidding yourself! READ THE FULL POST HERE.