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Old 06-01-2003, 02:25 PM   #1
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Post info on pedometer's??

Does anyone know how those pedometer's work? I was considering getting one since I work at a casino I was curious to know how much I walk everynight but I didn't want to waste money. Has anyone used one? If so what was your experience?

Old 06-01-2003, 03:11 PM   #2
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Hey! my mom used to use one at her job (she's a waitress) and she was amazed of how many miles she got in on a shift!....Mtn.

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Old 06-02-2003, 02:45 PM   #3
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do you know if she used the digital or the analog one? I'm not sure which kind I should get.

Old 06-02-2003, 03:03 PM   #4
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I used one. It was an El Cheapo brand, around $10... it did not work AT ALL. Maybe I should have invested more money... but it was WAY off. I would go for my walks and then "drive it" and it was WAY WAY off. Not the worst $10 I ever spent, but close to it. Don't buy a cheap one Good luck!

Old 06-02-2003, 03:22 PM   #5
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it was a digital and it wasn't a cheapie! she ordered it out of a cabela's or pro bass catalog? it was one of them outdoors catalogs......Mtn.

Old 06-02-2003, 06:59 PM   #6
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You must be sure to measure your stride length and input it correctly into the pedometer or you won't get an accurate reading! I have a Bally's total fitness pedometer. I don't use it too often except for maybe the alarm clock part of it when I travel! I have been thinking of wearing it again--just to see how much I'm moving. The only thing is when I clip it to my waist; it's so easy to lean up against something and then clear the whole thing!


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