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How to wear a pedometer

How to wear a pedometer

Wear a pedometer on your waistband, in line with your knee. Clip your pedometer to the waistband of your pants, shorts or skirt. Proper..

What is metabolism?

What is metabolism?

Metabolism refers to all the activities that take place in your cells. Metabolism is a combination of all the activities that continuously..

Top 5 reasons to eat a snack before exercise.

Top 5 reasons to eat a snack before exercise.

Prevent hunger and gain energy with a pre-exercise snack. 1. Prevent hunger This is especially important if you haven’t eaten in the..

What should I eat before exercise?

What should I eat before exercise?

In general, a light snack one hour before exercise Choose a snack that is: 100-200 calories High in carbohydrates Carbohydrates are your..

Benefits of 10,000 steps a day

Benefits of 10,000 steps a day

Take 10,000 steps a day for your weight and health. 10,000 steps a day is the number of steps recommended to promote and maintain health...

Top 5 reasons to know your body fat percent (%)

Top 5 reasons to know your body fat percent (%)

Determine your goal weight and health risk with your body fat percent. 1. Establish a baseline Determine your starting point. “If you..

Top 5 reasons to use a pedometer

Top 5 reasons to use a pedometer

Use a pedometer for awareness, feedback and motivation. Awareness A pedometer will quantify how much or how little you move during the day...

Rate your activity level based on steps per day

Rate your activity level based on steps per day

Sedentary, low active, somewhat active, active, and highly active. Determine your activity level based on the number of steps you take each..

How many steps are in a mile?

How many steps are in a mile?

There are 2,000 steps (on average) in a mile. The actual number of steps varies depending on your step length (the distance you cover every..