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Walk Your Way to Better Health

…prizes to the patients with the highest pedometer readings at the end of each week. Pedometers can be purchased in most sporting goods stores. Pick one up and challenge yourself to working up to 10,000 steps per day! Now it's your turn: Do you have a pedometer, and have you found that it motivates you?…

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Stepping Toward Weight Loss and Better Health

…bloodstream. We also encourage everyone to walk on their own whenever possible. In order to track their progress and help motivate them, we use pedometers. Researchers from Stanford and the University of Minnesota recently found that these step-counting devices are a real benefit when it comes to losing…

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Your Summer To-Do List for Better Health

…So I thought I would suggest my own list of things you can try and do to improve your health before fall arrives. * Wear a Pedometer: Studies show people who wear a pedometer (a small electronic device that tracks the number of steps you take) walk more! That’s definitely been the case here at the…

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Preventing Cancer Can Be As Easy As Standing Up

…yourself? * Clip on a pedometer. Most Americans average a little over 5,100 steps per day, and less than 5,000 is considered sedentary. Compare that to the average 9,000+ steps logged by the Australians and Swiss, and it’s no wonder that our obesity rate is so high. Pedometers are a great motivator…

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Commit to Get Fit

…sessions with her neighbors that are not only fun, but also provide a sense of camaraderie and competition that keeps everyone focused. * Purchase a pedometer and start walking. One of the best forms of exercise—and one nearly everyone can do—is walking. If you’re like most people, you rack up about…

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8 Secrets the Weight Loss Industry Won’t Give You

…turkey, beans, and eggs. 3. Strapping on a pedometer can help you stay active. Scientists reviewed data from 26 studies involving more than 2,700 mostly female participants who were fairly inactive and overweight. Over 18 weeks, those who wore a pedometer took approximately 2,000 more steps every day—that’s…

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