Journey of Eight Thousand Miles

This weekend I completed 16 million pedometer steps since I began recording my steps 4 ½ years ago. Using the average of 2,000 steps per mile, I’ve walked 8,000 miles.

16 million steps = 8 thousand miles

When I look at my spreadsheet, I see that I walked an average of 10,500 steps per day. […]

Saturated Fat – No Biological Shutoff

The October issue of Scientific American presents the article, “Lard Lesson: Why Fat Lubricates Your Appetite.” In the article it looks at the possible connection between saturated fat in the diet and obesity.

The article banner states, “Saturated fats dull the brain’s response to key appetite hormones, an effect useful in our evolutionary past during […]

Healthy Jogging as We Age

Adults need to engage in 2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., brisk walking) every week (CDC, 2009). Regrettably, many adults give up exercise as they age due to prior injury, lack of time and interest, or because they know someone who told them that someone they know, knew someone […]

Pedometer Research Interview

After the Literary Feast sponsored by the Florida Atlantic University / Broward College library, participants were invited to an interview session. The interviews were hosted by the Broward College Broadcaster’s Club.

Interview length = 05:06

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