Health: Survival of the Fitbittest

By Rotary International From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian
In the seven days from 7 through 13 March, I took precisely 84,250 steps. This amounted to 39.85 miles. I also climbed 288 floors and burned 22,055 calories.
I’m fairly certain that you, gentle readers, could not care less about those statistics. Unless, of course, you’re one of the millions of gentle readers who have joined America’s fitness self-surveillance movement by strapping a tracking device to your wrist. In which case, you are probably pretty darned impressed by my stats.
I should therefore add a few crucial caveats.
Caveat No. 1: That week… …read more


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