January 14th, 2019
This week let’s unlock the power of our smartphones help us get healthier and be more active by using it to track our steps each day.
Studies show that people who get 10,000 or more steps a day are generally healthier and carry less body fat.
How many steps are YOU getting!? Let’s find out...
Your challenge this week: MORE STEPS every day this week :-)
Here’s the good news, especially if you work at a job that doesn’t allow you a lot of movement. You don’t have to start out shooting for 10,000 steps. Turn on your phone and use its built-in apps to find your baseline steps, and then work toward that number over a few weeks.
If you’re getting 3,000 steps a day right now, try boosting that count to 4,000 or 5,000. Add a few more steps every day or week, till you reach 10,000. Eventually that extra movement will become a habit.
If you need help figuring out how to set up your phone, check out these links:
For an iPhone: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203037
For an Android phone: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/the-best-android-apps-for-counting-steps/
Are you in? Let us know in the comments!
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