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KNITTABLES's Photo KNITTABLES Posts: 37,107
9/1/12 12:50 A

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It is not cheating,, I do the same until my pedometer broke. Still waiting to buy a new one.

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FOXFIRENDTS's Photo FOXFIRENDTS Posts: 1,097
8/29/12 11:12 P

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No, it is not cheating, I put mine pedometer on before and get out of bed and take it off just before bedtime, every step counts. Happy Walking!

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LADYJAKE1's Photo LADYJAKE1 Posts: 1,960
8/29/12 10:26 P

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I count all my steps for the day, I thought that it was 10,000 for health and 12,000 - 14,000 for weight loss. I try to get no less then 10,000 but also get my aerobic steps in as well.
I do go on my treadclimber when it's nasty weather out.

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CAROLE914 Posts: 5,405
8/29/12 4:47 P

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I put mine on first thing in the morning and take it off just as I go to bed. emoticon

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TRAVELISMYGAME's Photo TRAVELISMYGAME SparkPoints: (56,062)
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8/29/12 4:21 P

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Suzy - I do the very same thing. I put mine on before getting out of bed and keep it on until I'm back in bed at night. I count EVERY possible step! :)

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SUZYMARC's Photo SUZYMARC SparkPoints: (95,409)
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8/29/12 4:15 P

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I put my pedometer on my pjs first thing in the morning after I get out of bed! Heck, sometimes it stays on until I am getting ready to climb into bed because everyone does random steps within their living space trying to catch up with chores. A step is a step. I do like seeing how many aerobic steps I do compared to my overall total for the day. I have an OMRON that does that.



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WALKINGGRANDMA's Photo WALKINGGRANDMA Posts: 18,607
8/29/12 3:53 P

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Tiiffany is right. 10,000 steps is your TOTAL step count for the day, not your exercise/non exercise steps.

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KRYS210's Photo KRYS210 Posts: 56,981
8/29/12 3:12 P

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Good answer Tiffany!

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TRAVELISMYGAME's Photo TRAVELISMYGAME SparkPoints: (56,062)
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8/29/12 2:34 P

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It is absolutely NOT cheating. A step is a step is a step. I earn my steps by normal walking, walking on the treadmill, dancing, and walking in place!

Tiffany

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8/29/12 2:32 P

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I wore my pedometer on the treadmill at the gym today. Then I started to wonder if that is really considered as part of the 10k steps. It definitely got me over the 10k goal, but is it considered cheating though, since I was on a treadmill?

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