Stepping too it: quick tips to increase your daily steps

sport, healthy lifestyle and objects concept - close up of dumbbLast year, I got a fitbit and quickly became addicted to…o.k., maybe obsessed with…getting steps.  It tied in nicely with my overall plan to get fit and helped keep me motivated and moving, both of which I needed, and I set myself the target of 10,000 steps a day – which is the number recommended by pretty much every website out there.
I thought it would be easy.  It wasn’t.  I have a desk-based job and – it turns out – rarely took more than 5,000 steps a day unless I was on the road or rushing between meetings. So, slowly, I built up my steps, adding activities that would help me reach that magic number.  It worked and now, without too much effort, I regularly hit my new target of 12,500.
I mentioned it on twitter a while ago and found I wasn’t alone in the need of adding steps so I thought I’d share some of my favourite tricks for getting moving… Continue reading “Stepping too it: quick tips to increase your daily steps”

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