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Why You Should Use A Step Counter


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.

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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!

Originally published August 23, 2022


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