Health: Diabetes Wellness Center
  • Search Wellness Centers
  • Find a Pharmacy
    Enter your Zip code or city to find your Local Pharmacy
  • Diabetes Wellness Center
  • Pedometer Buying Guide

    Track your physical activity with a pedomoter. Whether you're a fitness expert or trying to manage heart health or diabetes, pedometers can help you reach your goals.

  • Walking is a fun and healthy exercise — and it’s a great way to get heart-healthy cardio while burning fat and calories. To be healthy and active you need to walk about 10,000 steps each day (equivalent to approximately five miles). Want to lose a few extra pounds? Just step up the amount of walking.

    Whatever your goals, a pedometer is an easy way to keep track of your steps and get you on the road to success. Get one for each member of the family and make a game to see who walks the farthest each day!

    Shop for a Pedometer Now

    Tips for Buying a Pedometer

    Pick out the right pedometers for you and your family by considering these features in addition to price:

    1. How you wear the pedometer. Usually a pedometer is worn on your belt, but some can still track every step from your pocket or your purse. Most pedometers include a security strap to attach to clothing to prevent you from losing it.
    2. >Size and weight of pedometer. Where you plan to wear your pedometer will determine the size you want. Most of them weigh only a few ounces.
    3. Ease of use. Consider the size of a pedometer’s display screen and the ease of reading results. Also note that some pedometers automatically reset at midnight so you’re ready to go each morning, while others require you to manually reset them. Keep in mind you’ll need to change the batteries from time to time, so make sure it’s an easy process.
    4. Beyond counting steps. In addition to the number of steps you’ve taken, many pedometers track the distance in miles, the amount of time you’ve been active and the quantity of calories burned. Some will also delineate between steps and aerobic steps.
    5. Memory function. More advanced pedometers include a memory function to save your accomplishments.

    Shop for a Pedometer Now

    Read Other Diabetes Buying Guides

    Copyright © 2010 Aisle7. All rights reserved. www.Aisle7.net

    The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications or other treatments.


  • Used with permission. ©2014 Walmart. All Rights Reserved. 

     
    Important Walmart Disclaimer: All content provided is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to substitute for the diagnosis, treatment, or advice of a medical professional. Consult your medical professional for guidance before changing or undertaking any diet, exercise or health program, or before using any prescription or over-the-counter drug. Neither the author nor Walmart.com assumes any responsibility for errors, omissions or contrary interpretation of the subject matter. Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party, product, service or information provided on this site. If you have dietary restrictions and/or allergies, always read the ingredient list carefully for all products prior to consumption. If the ingredient list is not available on the product, check with the product manufacturer, or do not consume the product.

  • You may like...

    • MemoryCell Enzymedica 60 Caps

      $3149

    • AKN Skin-Care Nature's Way 100 Caps

      $499

    • Nutra-Support Diabetes Carlson Laboratories 60 Softgel

      $1856

    • Devils Club Herbs of Light 1 oz Liquid

      $1259

    • Pro Essence Herb Blend Flora Inc 120 Caps

      $1759

    • One Touch Ultra Test Strip 100's

      $13700

      Out of stock online

    • EZ Smart Ultimate Plus 50 Count Glucose Test Strips

      $2349

    • Reli On Multiflavored Tropical Fruit Glucose Tablets, 10ct

      $100

    • Senior Total Man Esteem 90 Caps

      $2480

    • Briggs Healthcare Diabetes Patient Education Guide (Set of 3)

      $1614

    • Lychee Fruit Complex Genceutic Naturals 90 VCaps

      $2124

    • Relion: Mixed Berry Glucose Drink, 2 Fl Oz

      $198

    • SuperDrive - Fruit Punch Gaspari Nutrition 4.23 oz Powder

      $2624

    • Beware Bandits Diabetes Alert Wristband

      $496

    • Mhp 490076 Cyclin Gf - 120 Capsules

      $7737

    • Acetyl-L-Carnitine 500mg LifeLink 180 Caps

      $4496

    • Per 7 Psylium Herb Combo Agape (Perfect 7) 400 Caps

      $3292

    • Per 7 Psylium Herb Combo Agape (Perfect 7) 300 gram Powder

      $995

    • Natrum Muriaticum 6X Boericke & Tafel 100 Tabs

      $461

    • Blood Sugar Manager Enzymatic Therapy Inc. 60 Tabs

      $1275

    • Mangosteen Juice Blend Dynamic Health 16 oz Liquid

      $1274

    • Alpha Lipoic CoQ10 200mg Olympian Labs 60 Caps

      $1950

    • Atlas ATLPT500 Alcohawk PT500 Breathalyzer Alcohol Tester Portable

      $23093

    • Red Panax Ginseng Ext 10cc Prince Of Peace 30 Vial

      $1087

    • Mega Benfotiamine Life Extension 120 Caps

      $2250

    • Per 7 Psylium Herb Combo Agape (Perfect 7) 600 g Powder

      $2232

    • MaxCuts Olympian Labs 150 Caps

      $3810

    • Coral Calcium 1000mg per Serving Olympian Labs 90 Caps

      $1497

    • Natural Care 0531830 NerveFix - 60 Capsules

      $3747

    • Alpha Betic Alpha Lipoic Acid Enzymatic Therapy Inc. 60 Caps

      $770

    • Senior Total Woman Esteem 90 Caps

      $2480

    • Psyllium Husk-Bag Health Plus 24 oz Powder

      $1616