I find walking the same route all the time boring, so I've combined walking with something else I enjoy. I'm helping to make open source maps (see www.openstreetmap.org) so now I take my phone (with GPS) out for walks along roads that aren't mapped yet and capture their tracks.
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Tracking my miles walked and mapping them keeps me motivated! I plot the miles I've walked on mapmyrun.com and plan on 'walking' to Chicago as my goal. By plotting the miles out on a map, it gives me a good visual for just how much progress I've made.
If you walk or run around your neighborhood for exercise, make sure to use the "Map Your Route" feature on the fitness tracking page to get the most accurate numbers for your log. Furthermore, click on the satellite view once in a while. I was surprised to find I was "jipping" myself about .2 mile on every walk because the route I was tracking on the map view wasn't quite right!
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