Count Your Steps While You Walk To Lose Weight

Lisa Nelson Health Pro
  • Wearing a pedometer is a simple way to track your activity.  First, wear a pedometer everyday for a week and write your daily steps on a calendar.  By the weeks end, you'll have an idea of how much you move each day.  Next, find ways to increase your steps, such as an extra walk, taking the stairs versus the elevator, parking further from the store, etc.  


    Make your final goal 10,000 steps (~5 miles) each day!


    Increasing your physical activity will lower triglycerides and raise HDL levels.


    Check out our previous tips, too!

    February 1: Start Slimming Down Your Recipes

    February 2: Switch from Canned Veggies to Frozen

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Published On: February 03, 2009