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I walk 2 - 3 miles on treadmill. Wearing Fitbit it calculates only about half of that. Returned because there is no way I am going to count the steps and input manually on computer. This is very accurate when walking outdoors, but living in the North I need to use treadmill. Not worth it.


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I feel meanderingmoose's answer is too vague to be useful. I believe that you should Set a long term goal Set several intermediate goals that are realistic Record your progress Revise your goals every say 2-4 weeks As an example, you might say: Ultimate goal Lose 20lbs by Summer 2015 Intermediate Goal: I want to be able to run until the counter says ...


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There are three very simple things you need to know for losing weight: EAT LESS--DRINK MORE WATER--EXERCISE MORE Running is a great way to lose weight but you won't only be losing fat you'll lose water weight at first; then you'll be losing both fat and muscle. I ran on 5.4 for 25-30min with 1min walking before 1min walking after so I would get off at ...


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Another suggestion that has worked for me specifically when running on a treadmill (although I am certainly not running at the speeds you indicate) is to remove the time indicator from your frame of reference. Just block the time indicator so that you are not obsessing over the time (be this lay a towel over the treadmill time, or remove the clock from your ...


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You've acknowledged that it is a mental barrier you are facing. The most effective strategy here is going to be to break through it mentally. You say you "usually for some reason...just get off", well, in all honesty, my advice is simply to not get off. Recognize when you are approaching this point that there will be pressure from your body to stop, then ...


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One suggestion could be to swap to another form of cardio following the treadmill. I do 30 minutes on a rowing machine at the start of my workout and 30 minutes on the treadmill at the end of the session. If you were to alternate between two machines, doing your 15-20 minutes on each, would that be enough to stave off the boredom? Also, I listen to ...


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I assume you currently have a Fitbit that is wrist mount (Fitbit Flex ?). Not known exactly how the device works I'm going to make an assumption that it is similar to that of a pedometer. If the device is not moving it will not track your steps. Solution Place the device in your pocket, this will allow it to move freely as you walk on the treadmill and ...



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