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Failing to make 10,000 steps a day was a bit discouraging until I realized that I hadn't attained a smaller goal of 5,000 steps. I reset my pedometer from 10,000 to 5,000 and four days after reaching 5,000 steps consecutively, I hit 10,000!!! Bottom line is: I try not to make my goals unattainable.

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A pedometer is all that's necessary here, and remembering that if giant steps aren't working, there's always the baby steps to fall back on!
- Submitted by HUMLADY1 1/11/2011 in Exercise | 3 Comments
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QUEENIE09 1/12/2011 4:23:00 PM

    I did the same thing. First 5000/day, then 7500, now up to 8000, but hit 10,000 several times a week...will be there consistently in no time! Great tip!
BABSAWRITER 1/11/2011 5:33:00 PM

    When I get my pedometer, I'm definitely keeping this in mind! Thanks for the tip.
QUILTINGQUE 1/11/2011 4:57:00 PM

    I can't set my pedometer, but I did change my goal to 6500 first and then when I have reached that every day for a week, I will raise the amount until I am up to the 10000. Great idea!

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