Fitness Minutes: (157,134)
10,389 3/26/13 7:54 A
I agree it doesn't matter. I usually start my Garmin once I leave the front door and I know my run club starts the mileage once we exit the building. So, that's what I am used to. I guess do what you are used to doing!
I press the start button on my timer as soon as I start moving out the door. Moving is moving. If I don't want those few seconds from my front door to the sidewalk to slow my time down, I make sure I hurry myself down those steps and out of my yard as fast as I can.
(I also stop the timer when I get back to my doorstep.)
Fitness Minutes: (7,301)
351 3/22/13 8:27 P
I don't think it really matters. Me personally, I start the time once I get to the road or wherever I'm officially "starting," because I use the map tracker on here and don't usually include my house on the routes.
Fitness Minutes: (14,252)
9,646 3/22/13 6:33 P
It really doesn't matter. Are you walking to get to the road? Do you have a long driveway? I don't start timing until I start on the road, but that's usually because I'm waiting for my GPS watch to pick up, fiddling with my iPod, or getting the dog's leash untangled from my ankles. ;)
It's up to you.
Fitness Minutes: (314)
6 3/22/13 6:18 P
are you supposed to time your walks as you leave the house or when you actually get to the road to walk?
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