Top 5 reasons to use a pedometer

Top 5 reasons to use a pedometer

Use a pedometer for awareness, feedback and motivation.


A pedometer will quantify how much or how little you move during the day. Many people overestimate their level of activity.


A pedometer provides instant and constant feedback about your daily activity. It gives you credit for every step you take.


Wearing a pedometer can be a constant reminder to move more.


Tracking your steps may motivate you to move more.

You may be motivated to take the stairs instead of the elevator if you know your steps are being counted.


A pedometer is a small, simple device you can wear daily.

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