I’m 64 and no longer own a car, so I walk a lot. I recently bought a fitness tracker watch (Withings HR Sport Steel), so I now know how much I actually walk (averaging about 9000 steps daily without intentionally trying to hit a number). I’m surprised one of the big providers of these devices is not publishing data on usage- they have it. If they built an anonymous poll into their apps to establish a health baseline, we could have numbers on a much larger scale. Would not be surprised if this is coming…

Former software marketer. Former musician. Writer, nine non-fiction books, two novels, Buddhist, train lover. Amateur cook, lover of life most of the time!

7.4K
48

Robert Roy Britt

Read everything from MartinEdic — and more.

Upgrade to Medium membership to directly support independent writers and get unlimited access to everything on Medium.

Become a member

Already a member?Sign In

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store