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How do I use a pedometer?

Many pedometers are different but most are very similar in setup:

  • Find the appropriate place to set, usually on your hip
  • Estimate your stride length
  • Walk!

Some pedometers may allow you to input your height and weight. Others are very simple and will only calculate your steps walked. Either way be sure to put it to use and have fun!

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