Do you count your steps?
If not then maybe it’s time to give it a try:) Keeping track of your steps during the day can have many benefits and not just physical. We often don’t think about how many steps we take in a day and it’s easy to lose track of just how much exercise we get doing our daily activities. Keeping track of your steps can not only help your physical well being but also mental health and motivation.
In This Episode You Will Learn:
1). Why step counters and the popularity of counting your steps has become very prevalent in today’s health and fitness industry as well as in seniors.
2). Our best recommended step counter (view on our equipment page) that is easy to use and very simple when it comes to counting your steps in a simple and efficient manner.
3). Meredith’s best recommendations on the “real life” number of steps you should expect to take during the day based on different levels of fitness.
4). Along with the physical benefits, some of the mental and emotional benefits you experience when tracking your steps on a regular basis.
5). How step counting not only applies to walking but also activities like riding a bike, dancing or exercising either seated and standing. All activities where you are moving in space count towards you step count for the day!
Senior Fitness with Meredith
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Senior Fitness with Meredith is a podcast covering a wide range of health topics for seniors with enriching episodes dedicated to physical and mental wellness, nutrition, positive spirits, and motivation for leading a healthy and active lifestyle.
Meredith Chen is an AFAA-certified personal and group fitness trainer and the host of the popular YouTube channel, Senior Fitness with Meredith. She has been training for over 15 years, has been endorsed by healthcare professionals and physical therapists, and has shadowed top industry experts to continuously create the best and safest content for her viewers and participants.
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