To Track or Not to Track?

To Track or Not to Track?

The idea of walking 10,000 steps per day dates back to 1965 in Japan with the release of the manpo-kei pedometer (or “10,000 steps meter”). This step goal is still considered the “goal standard” with the fitness trackers we have downloaded to our phones or wear on our...
GDPR, Privacy and Walker Tracker

GDPR, Privacy and Walker Tracker

Hello – It’s May 25th, the date that the groundbreaking European privacy act known as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) goes into place. If you use any online software at all, you’ve been receiving a zillion privacy policy updates and notes...
Is your pedometer keeping up with you?

Is your pedometer keeping up with you?

Wireless devices like Fitbit and Garmin claim to accurately measure a person’s activity levels throughout the day. As the devices continue to gain popularity, researchers at University of Florida’s Department of Health Policy and Outcomes have tested...