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11/4/13 2:07 P

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Hey! I brand spanking new to sparkpeople, but I'm old hat to pedometers and fitness tracking. If something tracks my pedometer steps (like Sparkpeople), then I just count the steps as long as It was just walking. If I ran, sprinted etc, I would count the specific activity because it burns more calories.

For instance.. Today I walked 11,080 steps, ran for 10 minutes, and took a 25 minute walk.
So I would log in 11,080 steps, and a 10 minute run. I would skip logging in the walk because I felt like the pedometer covered it.

That's just the way I do it, but I suspect it's a grey area where everyone does it different.
Either way, Good Luck!



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11/4/13 1:57 P

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I am trying to log my fitness and calories each day and I started using a pedometer to keep me moving. If I push myself to walk 12000 a day should I count that as additional exercise or not bother with it? also it would be hard to just say I walked for 20 min today since I am adding in extra movement throughout the day.



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