A pedometer should automatically count your jogging towards 10,000 steps.
But as cycling isn't stepping, a pedometer won't count it. But cycling is totally a legitimate form of exercise - it's just that a pedometer (and targetting steps as a key objective), isn't really the best way of tracking this form of exercise.
Just to be clear - it's not cycling that's the problem, it's the measurement system.
I think the 10,000 steps goal is based on 5,000 steps in your normal daily life, and 5,000 steps through exercise. So if you are substituting in non-stepping exercise, then that's totally legitimate.
I've recently got myself a pedometer and know that I should do 10000 steps a day-this is quite time consuming. If I've been to the gym/been out on my bike/been for a jog i.e I've done 30 mins of aerobic exercise do I still need to achieve 10000 steps for good health? Tessa
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