Why counting counts

What’s all this tracking business, anyway? Everyone seems to be hopping on the bandwagon to get the brand new fitness devices. In 2014, interest in purchasing wearable fitness devices quadrupled (according to a CEA Study). There seems to be a few outstanding reasons why: Motivation – we need a reason …

Pedometer report of the day

Currently I’m wearing four pedometers  (testing, you know, wink wink). In today’s parlance, they call these nifty things ‘wearable devices’. Here’s today’s report, from an abnormally active day. My activities: One 24 minute run Two ~40 minute bike rides Some walking… Pedometer readings: Omron HJ-320: 7,488 (in coin pocket) Fitbit …

Hooray for the Pebble! – Pebble wins About.com’s Reader’s Choice award for best computer-linked pedometer

Congratulations to our partner Fitlinxx! They won the top spot in the Reader’s Choice award at About.com for the Pebble wireless pedometer. Since I did a long experiment on wireless pedometers and came out in favor of the Pebble as well, I’m happy to hear my own research was validated. It’s …

Exciting New Pedometer

Here at Walker Tracker we’re always on the lookout for new and exciting technology relating to health and wellness. So, we were really jazzed when we learned about emerging pedometer technology that is truly astounding. You may already be aware of pedometers currently on the market that track sleep and stairs-climbed …

Wireless pedometer impressions

I’ve gone the ultra-geeky route over the last couple of months and worn three pedometers at once. Certainly by no means a record for me, but a pretty large number to wear at once all the same. Two of these pedometers happens to be wireless. We’re integrating wireless pedometers into …

iPod Nano Pedometer Survey

Here’s the survey we’re going to post in our newsletter that goes out tomorrow. Who is using an iPod Nano pedometer? How accurate is it? Are you using Nike+? Should we find a way to automagically pull in the data? iPod Nano Pedometer Survey > Feel free to get a …

100 steps a minute is the new 10,000 steps a day

St. Patrick’s Day saw the release of a fascinating pedometer-based study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. A small group of researchers was interested in translating the public health recommendation that all Americans should engage in 2.5 hours of moderate activity each week into an easy-to-follow “pedometer-based guideline.” After …