Add marriage, a few kids, and a career and walking becomes what we do to get rid of pounds and stress. Here’s how to turn your iPhone into a digital pedometer which tracks distance, calories, and maps where you went and when. For free.
It’s probably a good thing that the iPhone doesn’t have a built-in lanyard attachment, otherwise it would be wrapped around my neck and go everywhere I go.
If I knew how many miles I walked just picking up after three kids and that moving landfill known as my husband I’d be depressed.
No, walking is what I do to escape the kids, the husband, the dogs and cats, and thoughts of what I probably forgot to do at work which will end my career.
Think of this free app as an iPhone pedometer that’s fun to use, and only mildly depressing when you compare where you went with how you feel afterwards.
Hmmm. Intriguing, right? It’s all modern like but efficient looking.
See the little round iPod-like non-click click wheel above?
That displays the amount of time you’ve been walking. Below that is the calorie meter which tells you how many calories melted off your behind while you walked.
The other meter displays how many miles you walked. I’d prefer another option. How many steps taken.
The Every Body Walk app also displays a map of where you walked and when and for how long. The routes can be saved for future use (assuming you have enough energy).
And, since we live in the age of sharing everything that nobody really wants to know about what you did to make them feel guilty for eating extra chocolate cake, the apps shares details on Facebook and Twitter.
If you like all that, you’re sure to like the Move app, which is somewhat similar but doesn’t calculate calorie’s used, but does count the steps taken to get back home (also free).