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Step Pedometer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Step Pedometer.

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

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

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

10 Fitness Items to Splurge and Save On

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

problm with the spark pedometer
Updated 7/8/2014 5:11:44 PM

Is there anyone else having a problem with the dongle being red. I have internet connection and it is plugged in and what it is saying that data center connection is the problem. I sent an email off and the replied saying having issues and should tak...  Read more

Steps per Day
Updated 7/7/2014 5:32:23 PM

Quick question for all you 'sparkers' out there. Do the steps you do at work count toward exercise or just toward the 10,000 steps per day you're supposed to try and achieve?...  Read more

How many steps to lose?
Updated 7/2/2014 8:37:30 PM

I know there are a lot of factors as far as what you eat, etc. But if you walk 10,000 steps is that enough for an average person to start losing weight or should they be taking more steps? For anyone that has a fitbit or has tracked with a pedomet...  Read more

what were your steps
Updated 6/29/2014 12:23:27 AM

In my weight loss journey I 1st decided to eat better foods 2nd add exercise 3rd smaller portions 4th started a format for my exercise program and stuck to it 5th started spark and put them all together that was 25 pounds ago 224...  Read more

Track Pedometer Steps in Sparkpeople Android App
Updated 6/17/2014 10:34:11 AM

I'm about a few weeks old to Sparkpeople and its respective app. Having done a calorie counting program last year, daily swimming regime, and quitting smoking, I lost a lot of weight. Then I injured my shoulder, needed surgery, and I'm still in rec...  Read more

No Big Goals Too Fast!

Failing to make 10,000 steps a day was a bit discouraging until I realized that I hadn't attained a smaller goal of 5,000 steps. I reset my pedometer from 10,000 to 5,000 and four days after reaching 5,000 steps consecutively, I hit 10,000!!! Bottom...  Read more

Pedometer Usage

Wearing my pedometer keeps me motivated to hit my goal steps each day....  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

Got my Step pedometer today!

I bought two step pedometers, one for me and one for my Mom. I was going to start off at 1000 steps a day. But In three hours I have almost done that. So I am going to try for 2000 steps which should be able a mile, depending on my stride. Right now...  Read more