Join Early Retirement Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-24-2014, 11:52 AM   #41
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
Lsbcal's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Location: west coast, hi there!
Posts: 5,987
Originally Posted by haha View Post
Lots of authorities recommend 10,000 steps per day. This is not easy if your area is hilly, or you do any other form of exercise like rowing or swimming. You are just too tired to rack up lots of steps.
At least this is so if you like me are no longer young.
Round number goals seem to me to be a bit pointless. I like the idea of setting personal goals based on one's health, eating habits, age, and current fitness level.

It's always a good idea to ramp up any new goals over a decent length of time. Maybe no more the 10% increase per week or so.

Lsbcal is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 07-09-2014, 02:59 PM   #42
Recycles dryer sheets
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 123
We're having a week of over 90 degree weather and I'm finding the Fitbit useful in planning my activity. I get out before 8 in the morning and do between 7,000 to 8,000 steps, as quickly as I can walk. Then after my everyday activity I usually have about 2,000 left to meet my 12,500 step goal - when it cools off enough in the evening I go out again. I wander around in the neighborhood, enjoy all the sprinklers until I feel it vibrate, then head home.

I had to laugh yesterday, I did a moderately active yoga class and the Flex seems to have thought that I was sleeping!

Mmm Rrr is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fitbit Flex/Jawbone Experiences yakers Other topics 1 11-11-2013 12:49 AM
Striiv Pedometer? Fitbit? movaly1 Other topics 8 05-24-2012 08:09 AM
Stock Market Musings........... FinanceDude FIRE and Money 11 05-28-2010 12:22 PM
Fred's musings seem partiularly apropos brewer12345 Young Dreamers 42 04-25-2006 07:08 PM
Memorial Day musings from someone I served with.. dory36 Other topics 2 05-30-2005 08:48 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:42 PM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.