Several months ago, I got a Fitbit One tracker to keep track of the number of steps I take on a daily basis. I set it up on my computer, and then downloaded the app to my smart phone. I find I check it frequently just to see how I have done with being active.
Initially, it was all I could do to get in 5000 steps a day. I was struggling to make 4000, let alone 5000. Then I started doing the C25K on the treadmill. That helped a lot. For awhile I was averaging 8000 steps a day, but I knew I had to increase it and strive to reach my goal of 10,000 steps a day. Well, I am doing that now. It’s easier to reach that goal on days I do the C25K. On my rest days, it is a little more difficult. So I am trying to do more on my C25K days to make my average be at 10,000 steps a day.
My next goal is 15,000 steps a day. I think as I increase the running time with the C25K program, that will be an achievable goal.
I did make it to 15,000+ steps the other day. It took me all day to do it. My Fitbit said, “Yay! Champ! Next goal 20,000 steps.” Now tell me how does one get 20,000 steps in during the day? It was all I could do just to get to 15,000.