I am having a problem getting a good one. I bought one from a store and the counts are always off. I bought one from online and it is way to difficult for me and very hard to open the facing. I have an OMRON blood pressure machine so I will look for a pedometer.
I didn't do any walking yesterday or treadmill work. I had a lazy, mostly watch tv kinda day. OMG.. what a wake up call that was! After an entire day I had walked less than 3,000 steps!!
I try to get on my incline trainer for an hour or so every day, but I'll admit that I slack on it quite often so it's been a few times a week lately. Yesterdays pedometer results, even tho it was for a lazy day, showed me that I REALLY need to make the effort to move more and to get on that walking program more consistently!
current weight: 140.6
Fitness Minutes: (121,168) Posts: 4,634 4/9/10 11:50 P
I wear my pedometer all the time, except for BED. I put it on in the morning, and on a day I am going to work, clear it about 8 pm at night, then track my steps till I get home in the AM. OFTEN over 10,000 steps.
When off, I wear it morning till bedtime, and will not stip till I have 10,000 steps. Amazing how hard it is sometimes to get in my steps, yet, since I have been monitoring, I find I MOVE SO MUCH MORE!!!
MY NEW saying: (borrowed from Delila)
"If you want to do something, you'll find a way, if you don't, you'll find an excuse."
I put mind on when I get out of bed in the AM-wear it until 8 PM and use that number for that day- I clear it and leave it on until bed. ( I don't want to have to come back to the computer late at night :) :) ) those last steps become part of the next day.
Anne - EST Nashua, New Hampshire
BLC 17 - 25 Ninja Navy Ninja 26
Do Not Expect Perfection, and Do Not Sit in Silence
To eat is a necessity. To eat intelligently is an art.
PEACE- it does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still BE CALM IN YOUR HEART. (unknown)
Life begins at the edge of your comfort zone.
current weight: 219.8
Fitness Minutes: (17,274) Posts: 3,921 4/9/10 2:32 P
I just bought a pedometer! I'm not sure if I want to use it during my incline training/treadmill work tho. I was kind of thinking that maybe I should use it separate and try to aim for 10,000 steps that are additional to my actual exercise steps. How does everyone here use theirs?
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