Personal Trainer: Walking Charts Yours Steps
By Jessica Severs, TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Everyone loves a good video game but video gaming usually is a non-movement, sit on the couch with massive "finger" calorie burn. But this game has a special slant - Walking and you know how much I love walking.
The game by Nintendo DS is a pedometer and has tracking features similar to the GPS pedometer watches by Garmin and Nike+ systems.
Here's the story:
"Walking" includes two Activity Meter pedometers, black and white, that you sync up to a profile in the game. Carry one of these around as you go about...
From Tesco Magazine - Healthy Living:
Don't feel like exercising? Why not try using a pedometer when you go for a walk? These handy little gadgets record the number of steps you take, so you really feel like you've achieved something.
A recent US study* of people with diabetes found that those with pedometers enjoyed their walking exercise programme more than those who didn't have the gadgets – so they were more likely to stay the course. The British Heart Foundation says taking around 10,000 steps per day (five miles) will help keep your heart healthy.
*A randomized trial comparing structures...