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How my activity tracker helped me become a better runner

How my activity tracker made me a better runner // image source Creative Commons

Last year, a few weeks after giving birth to my daughter, I was given one of those activity trackers I had heard so much about – the FitBit One, to be exact. At first, I thought the activity tracker was just a pedometer. I was still eager to learn how many steps I was taking each […]

How many steps do you take each day?

You can't do it all in training - and that's OK!

How many steps do you take each day? If you’re anything like me, the answer might surprise you. In 2001, Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher called upon Americans to add “30 minutes of moderate intensity activity each day ON TOP of your customary daily activities.” In so many calculations, this means we should all shoot […]