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Old 03-27-2011, 11:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by vabeachgirlNYC View Post
Has anyone checked their pedometer results against a site like mapmyrun? Mine was off by almost 3 whole miles! I can't figure out why.
I've just got a cheap pedometer that I got free from work--it's a bit off but I really only count "steps". Mapmyrun is right on with the GPS in my vehicle.


PS I assume you set your "stride" correctly in the pedometer? That can make a hugh difference in the distance it calculates.
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May 4, 2010...... 440? lbs. (Start FitDay Size 60 Jeans)
June 19, 2010.... 393 lbs. (First Weigh-in)
June 19, 2011.... 229 lbs. (164 lbs. gone in one year :-)
Current Weight... 185 lbs. (Size 36 Jeans)

Next Goal 169 lbs. (07/04/12)
Ultimate Goal 165 lbs. (12/31/12)

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