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
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
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
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
Getting fit can be a pricey endeavor. From having the proper footwear to the right sweat-wicking apparel to the gadgets, gizmos and equipment that promise to help get you to your fittest and healthiest, you can spend a small fortune on working out. B... Read more
How do I track steps? I wear a pedometer and could not find a place to record steps for the day.
I started this program of tracking on Jan 31st. I am amazed how well I am doing and more importantly how I feel.
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I was wearing a pedometer at my waist line, noticed it was hardly moving and I walk a mile a day weather permitting. I asked my friend and she said wear it on your shoe, your fat may prevent the counting good idea or not... Read more
Hi - There is not a built-in pedometer, but you can link these apps/devices to your SparkPeople account and your activity will sync from them to your SparkPeople account: FitBit, Jawbone UP, Misfit, Garmin and RunKeeper (free app).... Read more
i recently bought a new pedometer and i cant set it!i have followed the instructions to a t---- yet here i am, still unable to use it properly.if anyone knows what i am doing wrong, please let me know.it is a sportline 15 function pedometer from walm... Read more
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
This group welcomes all mobility levels that have a personal goal of walking into health one step at a time with the help of a pedometer. This common goal makes us a united, supportive, active team.... Read more
With the holiday just around the corner many of you may be looking for a few fitness gift ideas for your family, friends or maybe something you would like to put on your own gift wish list. Check out my list and feel free to add a few of your own ide... Read more
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
Just got this new pedometer for under $10 at Wal-Mart. You can enter your stride length and weight for a calories burned estimation. It counts your steps and even has a "goal" setting. You can enter how many steps and calories you want to walk/burn e... Read more
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