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JUSTEATREALFOOD Posts: 1,721
4/1/13 8:20 A

My pedometer died after it fell in the toilet. My tip. Make sure it is in a secure place when you pee. emoticon

JERF - Just Eat Real Food

I'm a Certified Personal Trainer.

I'm not a doctor or dietitian. I'm just a real whole foods nutrition nerd.

I eat mostly vegetables, fats, meats, some fruit and dark chocolate. Unprocessed and preservative free. And it's changed my life!

5'4"
Goal weight 125lbs
37 years old
2 kids

Keeping my blood sugar levels low eating 60-70% fat /15-20% carb / 15-20% protein.
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4/1/13 6:34 A

If you know the make and model, you may be able to google for a manual for it?

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
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4/1/13 3:06 A

I guess it depends on how "fancy" it is!? -- Mine has labels on the buttons.
Reset - puts everything to 0.
Mode - allows me to track steps or miles (or km)
Some models will include a cumulative for a week.

You could check online for the model type to see if there is info. -- Otherwise, work the buttons and see what shows up on the little screen. The one thing that will be more difficult to set is your stride (ie how many steps it takes you to walk 100 ft.). Mine still causes me issues to try to set that correctly!

Good luck! -- You can also wear it and walk a distance that you already know and see if the steps taken are "in the ballpark" (ie. @ 2000 steps = 1 mile).

"We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible."
~C. Malesherbes~

"Your mind will be like its habitual thoughts; for the soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts."
Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD)



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4/1/13 2:01 A

I got a pedometer from my boyfriend's mom and I don't know how to use it. It never came with a book or anything.

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