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How to calculate your MPH when walking

Friday, June 28, 2013

I just found out I am waaaay under-estimating how fast I am walking.

So, here's how to calculate your MPH if you don't walk an exact mile in an exact hour.



How to Convert Miles Walked to MPH
By Emma Francesca, eHow Contributor

Instructions

1. Write down the distance you walked and the time it took you to walk this distance, in minutes. Make sure you measure the total distance you walked, not just the distance between the start and end point. If you took a meandering path, you would have walked more than if you went in a straight line from one point to another.

2. Stop if it took you exactly one hour to walk the distance. If you did this, the distance you walked is your speed in MPH.

3. Divide the time it took to walk the distance into 60, since there are 60 minutes in an hour. For example, if you walked 40 minutes, divide 60 by 40, which equals 1.5.

4. Multiply that number by the number of miles you walked. This is your speed in MPH. For example, if you walked four miles in 40 minutes, your speed would be 6 MPH.


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BLAZINGSWORD 9/17/2014 7:04AM

    Oh yes! Thank you so much for this info. I printed a copy of it for my use. I figured out that I was walking 2.943 miles per hour. I did 55 minutes and walked 2.7 miles in that time according to my spark activity tracker, and this is very accurate. Thank you once again! emoticon

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WIFEALF2 7/9/2013 10:42PM

    good to know i was wondering.


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1CRAZYDOG 6/28/2013 11:14PM

    Thanks for the calculation. Hugs and smiles.

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