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Pedometer Walking Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Pedometer Walking.

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How to Choose and Use a Pedometer

A recent study from the RAND Corporation found that people who live in the suburbs are more prone to chronic physical health problems than people living in compact urban areas. The theory is that "suburban sprawl" reduces the time people sp...  Read more

Motivated to Move

Nothing motivates like numbers. You see a set of golf clubs you’ve had your eye on for only $359, so you’re motivated to buy. You read that 2,500 babies a year are born with brain and spinal cord defects, so you’re motivat...  Read more

Getting Started with SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit

Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin...  Read more

Add Steps to Subtract Pounds

Researchers from the University of Tennessee asked overweight women to clip on pedometers to track their steps. They divided these women into two groups. One group was told to aim for 10,000 steps a day (the common recommendation considered to be &qu...  Read more

Walking Safety Tips

If you are new to exercise, here are some important health and safety tips so you can start your walking program off on the right foot. Always check with your doctor before starting an exercise program. He or she may require that you...  Read more

Today I walked 3 miles in one hour, it felt good,
Updated 1/26/2015 8:20:56 PM

Today I walked 3 miles in one hour, it felt good, the weather was beautiful. Now I have to work on getting enough water, that is tuff, not much of a water drinker. 😝...  Read more

Started walking 2wks ago. Since then, I have lost
Updated 1/26/2015 2:23:22 PM

Started walking 2wks ago. Since then, I have lost 4lbs & my size 34pants for work are getting loose. I tried on a pair of size 30 & fit perfect :)...  Read more

Walked 10,114 steps yesterday. My goal is to walk
Updated 1/26/2015 2:54:33 PM

Walked 10,114 steps yesterday. My goal is to walk 12,501 steps every day. Anybody else out there have a similar goal? Looking for a buddy! I'm 48, grandma of 2, and have back injuries....  Read more

Walk For A Dog
Updated 1/26/2015 11:11:04 AM

One of my favorite things to do, in addition to strength training, zumba and spinning, is taking my dog for a walk. We go at a pretty fast clip because she's young and full of energy, so it's a great way to spend time with her and get a little extra...  Read more

*February Walking Challenge*
Updated 1/29/2015 5:09:58 PM

*February Walking Challenge* You're 229 to Join Us! 100 Miles ** Virtual Walk ... 311 543 331 AT... Ready * Set * Spark - SparkTeam www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messagebo
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Prevent Wet Phone & Pedometer

Tip: Ever get caught in rain/snow/sleet? Take a few small plastic sandwich bags when you go on your walk, hike, sporting event...great prevention for anyone of any age who might be at risk for a wet phone/pedometer from wet pockets!! Easier than ric...  Read more

Easy way to maintain posture & form while walking to music

I had read somewhere that someone set a timer on their pedometer/HRM to remind them to check their posture every few minutes while walking. I do not use either a pedometer or a HRM while walking but I do listen to music on my iPod. I adapted this to...  Read more

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

Step Up the Pace to Turn a Walk into a Workout

Walking can be a great form of exercise. It's cost effective, easy on the joints and can be done almost anywhere. But how fast does your walk need to be? A new study in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that 100 steps per minute ca...  Read more

Fit to Travel: Suitcase-Suitable Fitness Equipment for Under $11

Even if you're not planning to take a full-fledged vacation this year, travel is a necessity for most of us, whether for work, weddings, or weekend trips to visit family and friends. And since you're pursuing a healthy lifestyle, you know that fitnes...  Read more

Pedometer & walking...

Today was a bittersweet day. Somehow I've managed to lose my pedometer. The pedometer that I've had for less than a week and was my "reward" for sticking to my diet/exercise plan for the entire month of May. I really hope it's around here somewhere....  Read more

Pedometer Walking

Logged 13,514 steps yesterday...this includes a 3 mile fast walk with Leslie Sansone DVD...yeah me..250...  Read more