Discussing :: The Pedometer is Your Best Friend!

A pedometer is a fitness tool used to track how many steps you take in a day. 2000 steps is equivalent to 1 mile or 1.6km The average sedentary person takes an average of 2-3000 steps per/day. An active person takes an average of 10 000 steps/day or 5 miles. (8k) I recommend wearing one for a few days. Preferably on an inactive and then active day. Doing so will truly show you how a few basic lifestyle changes can make a huge difference in your overall fitness level. Recently I did this very thing as an experiment for myself. One day I did my daily routine without getting off the subway early to walk, and without going for my usual jog in the... read full article

#1

KH
The Pedometer is Your Best Friend!

My pedometer didn't seem very accurate. I'd be interesting in trying this out if I found one that actually counted my steps.

#2

Anna

i used to have one and it was great... its amazing how much it took to get to 10,000 steps a day tho!!


KH

haha yeah! Maybe I don't want to know...

#3

Elisha

I like it..., 'KH' where can we buy it & how much it cost?

#4

Juicy_Fruit

Im really lucky, because my phone as an in-built pedometer, so its really easy to keep track!

#5

Mellow

Unlike a prisoners ankle bracelet - one is free to roam.

#6

Naomi

It's such a great way to find out much energy you are putting out during the day and helps keep you active

#7

Jaq

I so agree that a pedometer would encourage you to walk that little bit further. Just that extra few steps every day would really add up.

#8

Jgems

Yes, definitely using a pedometer encourages more steps. On the days when you don't do much, the low reading shocks you into making some moves to get to your daily target. Your very own personal nagger!

#9

Micky05

They are great but a bit depressing when you work out how many steps you need to counteract a burger

#10

Micky05

I'm quite competitive so can see this being a great incentive to start a competition with my friends to see who can clock up the most steps

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