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Do activity trackers count steps when you don't move your arms?

I wear my fitbit on my ankle and it does count every step. I do alot of walking holding items and wasn't getting credit for the steps I was doing. I suggest using it on the ankle.
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How to train to run 2.5 km from scratch?

I'm a bit surprised that noboby has mentioned the Couch to 5k programme yet. Obviously this is building to 5k instead of 2.5k but I think it still applies. This involves walking breaks in between ...
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Why doesn't my Garmin VO2 max estimate agree with the Cooper test estimate?

Not an answer per se, but here's, to my knowledge, the whitepaper Garmin used for their VO2max calculations : https://assets.firstbeat.com/firstbeat/uploads/2017/06/white_paper_VO2max_30.6.2017.pdf ...
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Why doesn't my Garmin VO2 max estimate agree with the Cooper test estimate?

Just to add some (hopefully) useful information - one issue is that the Cooper test estimate is highly uncertain. I got Cooper's paper from 1968 Cooper, Kenneth H. (15 January 1968). "A Means of ...
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