How to Count Steps Without a Pedometer, Watch, or Phone

how to count steps without a pedometer watch or phone

Want to count your steps, but don’t have a pedometer, watch, or phone? Having a step count goal can be a great motivator to go just a little further. So, don’t stress if you don’t have a device, or forgot to set yours. Here are some simple ways to count your steps.

What to Wear in Hot Weather

what to wear in hot weather

When you’re active in the heat, your core body temperature increases, and your body needs to send oxygen-rich blood to both your heart to keep it moving and your skin to cool it down. This can put more stress on your body during hot weather activity. To reduce this stress, it’s important to choose the right clothes.

How Fast is a Brisk Walk?


Taking a brisk walk is an often-recommended form of physical activity for getting and staying in shape. Yet, have you ever wondered, “Exactly how fast is a brisk walk?” “How fast do I need to travel to reap health benefits?”

Recommended Steps per Day by Age

Tracking how many steps we walk each can be a great motivator. Having a number, like 10,000 steps a day can help us act on moving more throughout our day, and during intentional bouts of physical activity. Still, this number can sometimes seem daunting. So, what does the science say? Are there health benefits below 10,000 steps?

Swing Your Arms While Walking for Added Benefit

pumping your arms

Swinging your arms naturally as you walk is important for stability and to help propel you forward. Most people swing their arms slightly as they walk with the opposite arm and leg advancing at the same time. Focusing on moving your arms more while you walk can help propel you along more quickly and add benefit to your walking workout.

What are the Benefits of Warming up Before Exercise?

Why warm up

You are not alone if you don’t. Sometimes we’re just trying to get it done. Maybe it’s before work, during the lunch hour, amid the hustle-and-bustle of family life, or at the end of an already busy day. Whatever the case, it can be tempting to skip the warm-up and just get our exercise done. Still, there some are very good reasons why we should warm up.

Walking Program that includes a 12-Week Plan for Beginners

walking program with a 12 week plan for beginners

When starting a walking program, or any exercise routine, it’s good to have a measurable plan with small steps that can lead to long-term success. Here’s a FREE walking workout program for beginners that can take you from Day 1 through Week 12 and into a new healthy habit!

Is it better to walk faster or longer?

is it better to walk faster or longer

Whether you’re trying to lose weight or gain stamina, it’s helpful to have a goal. One way to set your goal is to choose how long or far you will walk, but which is better? Is it better to walk faster or longer? What about pace?