How can I tell if my pedometer is working correctly?

Even the best pedometers are only as accurate as the placement on the person wearing them. Start with the pedometer on your waistband or belt. Then, move it so it’s in line with your kneecap. To test it, set the unit to zero and take 100 steps. See if the number on the pedometer matches the count.

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