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Every Step Counts



If I'm sitting a lot (at computer, watching tv, etc), every time I need to get up for something I make a point to walk at least a certain # of steps: when the puppy goes out to potty, at least 100. If I'm getting a snack on a commercial break, 250. It really adds up!

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  • This idea was great. I am going to try this and see if it doubles my steps! - by PEPPERMINT125
  • Great idea. Thanks for posting. emoticon

    emoticon emoticon - by DONNELDA22
  • Good idea. Thanks. - by LEANMEAN2
    Great idea! Thank you - by SHANNONY84
    Thanks for sharing - by BANNERMAN
  • I'm always trying to use up steps to increase the number of steps I've gone on my pedometer. You mentioned a few ways I hadn't used, but I will now. - by J2740LOU
  • Or walk/pace while on the phone - by CECELW
  • What a great idea! - by LAURAKOHORST
  • Great idea! - by MANDAMYMANDA
  • KAB7801
    Great and almost everyone can do - by KAB7801
  • So true and that works good especially when you are injured and the only thing you can do is walk great point - by PITUFA2471
  • LOVE this idea!!! Thanks emoticon - by TINKSTREASURES
  • emoticon That's a great idea! emoticon - by DASHER68
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  • This is a good idea..and something that I need to incorporate. Thanks! - by PYNETREE
  • JGRAY76
    You are right. And choosing to take the stairs instead of the elevator is another one that adds up - by JGRAY76
  • Great idea!!! - by LINDEE6
  • LINEY223
    it is amazing how quickly you can add up steps taken per day with simple things -i try to make sure I go up and down the stairs at work at least once a day (can't do more at present) and to ensure I work around as much as possible by going to speak with colleagues not emailing them etc. - by LINEY223
  • I do the same thing....using the bathroom upstairs, pacing while waiting for the microwave etc. I love to see the steps add up on my pedometer. - by TERRYT55
  • Great suggestion emoticon - by PEPPERMINT125

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