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Weight / BMI trend graphs?

 
eaylcr  May 31st 2006 at 08:12
eaylcr
Unsure if this is a request for a feature, or just that I havn\'t found it yet, but would it be possible to provide some graphics / summaries relating to items on the day menu, i.e. weight, BMI?

Cheers
Roger
 
 
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Oziem  Jun 1st 2006 at 22:34
Oziem
yes that should be possible what kind of stats would you like to see?
"Must tri harder"
 
 
 
eaylcr  Jun 5th 2006 at 13:55
eaylcr
To be honest, all I was thinking about were simple graphs of weight vs time & bmi vs time.
Although perhaps with a smothed line rather than joining all points.

Regards
Roger
 
 
 
eaylcr  Jun 6th 2006 at 10:45
eaylcr
Oh yes, and the resting / standing heart rate vs time.

Just so I can see if any of this training is working :)
 
 
 
Oziem  Jun 19th 2006 at 22:49
Oziem
a tempory weight graph can be accessed by going to the week view and clicking on the \"weight\" label.
"Must tri harder"
 
 
 
jhkrug  Jun 20th 2006 at 12:11
jhkrug
Just found the weight graph as well. Cool.

Cheers,
John
 
 
 
eaylcr  Jun 20th 2006 at 21:39
eaylcr
Thanks, thats the sort of thing I was thinking of, pitty its not going down as fast as I hoped :)
However, minor point, it only works under IE for me. Using Opera I don\'t see anything.

Cheers

Roger
 
 
 
Oziem  Jun 22nd 2006 at 09:25
Oziem
I haven\'t tested anything in opera, will have to look into that
"Must tri harder"
 
 
 
RichG  Jul 4th 2006 at 12:48
RichG
As for my last post - how are you measuring BMI?
 
 
 
eaylcr  Jul 5th 2006 at 18:06
eaylcr
Cheapo set of scales from Argos from a couple of years back.
I tried the handheld one but it varied by over 5% in readings taken minutes apart.
With the scales it is a bit more consistent, maybe not accurate, but I only care about the trend :)
 
 
 
RichG  Jul 7th 2006 at 12:23
RichG
I\'m confused now, I know I\'m a little backward in these things but my scales are not particularly cheap but they only measure weight.... certainly not BMI.... am I missing something?
 
 
 
Oziem  Jul 7th 2006 at 12:45
Oziem
 
 
AndyB  Jul 7th 2006 at 15:57
AndyB
Rich

BMI can also be calculated using the following equation;

BMI = weight (kg)/[height(m) x height (m)]


Dave, can you set up an equation to work this out or have you done this already?

Andy
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eaylcr  Jul 10th 2006 at 09:23
eaylcr
Well, I got them a while ago so may not be remembering the price correctly, they definitly look & feel cheap tho :)

Back on the subject of the graphs, is it possible to make it a best fit type of line rather than straight line please?
Just noticed that a sudden increase in weight this weekend has changed the graph from an overall downward to quite severe upward slope!
 
 
 
jdexheimer  Jul 13th 2006 at 18:39
jdexheimer
I love the weight and bodyfat graphs. I think they\'re fanstastic.
 
 
 
RichG  Jul 14th 2006 at 15:18
RichG
I don\'t like them... or more accurately I just don\'t like mine. Is there a way to invert them so that they go down rather than up?
 
 
 
Oziem  Jul 14th 2006 at 15:53
Oziem
Yeah, try doing a handstand ;)
"Must tri harder"
 
 
 
munch  Oct 10th 2006 at 03:19
munch
Really cool sight...thanks for putting in the hard work.

It would be cool if you could do a plot of the moving average of a persons weight (say over the previous 30 days or ideally an exponentially weighted moving average as described in the hackers diet ( http://www.fourmilab.ch/hackdiet/www/hackdiet.html)).

If you need anymore info (I could probably even code it if neccessary) drop me a line.

Thanks,

Chris
 
 
 
Oziem  Oct 10th 2006 at 08:46
Oziem
Yes I will look at this soon :D


I\'m getting near to finishing my phd now so will be able to start implementing all the suggestions soon!
"Must tri harder"
 
 
 
RattleHunter  Oct 1st 2008 at 22:02
RattleHunter
Hi,


I have had nearly a year off from TriBlogs - REALLY like the new site. Great Job.

As you might guess after a break weight is kinda important for me and I can't seem to get the temp weight graph that is mentioned earlier in this thread - is it still working?

Thanks in advance


Mark
 
 
 
Oziem  Oct 1st 2008 at 22:10
Oziem
Hi,

not implemented weight charts yet, you will have to login to the old site to see that in the meantime.

thanks
"Must tri harder"
 
 
 
theeel  Oct 14th 2008 at 18:37
theeel
Dave,

I too would like to see the weight chart back on the new site.

ta V Muchly

the eel
The eel
 
 
 
Oziem  Jan 19th 2009 at 14:46
Oziem
You should now be able to plot your weight on a graph in the charts section.
"Must tri harder"
 
 
 
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