Welcome to Pedometer.com!

Ron Sutton, aka Mr. Pedometer, is one of the country’s premier experts on pedometers and pedometer accuracy. In 1987 he became the first American to hold an accuracy patent for pedometers and in 1991 became the patent holder of the best accuracy algorithm for pedometers. So if you are looking for accuracy, you have come to the right place.

Pedometer.com is where you will find all the information you need to choose the right pedometer for your lifestyle.  You will also find information that will explain how to wear your pedometer to get the most accurate reading because after all, isn’t that why we wear a pedometer in the first place?  We want an accurate step count.

Pedometers go by several different names but there is no need to be confused.  Pedometers, step counters, activity trackers, accelerometer pedometers, wearables, are all types of pedometers.  Most pedometers track steps and then add other options such as activity time, memory, distance, calories burned, clock, alarm etc.

Bottom line, if you are going to spend the money to track your steps, you want accuracy. If you don’t have an accurate pedometer, you have wasted your time and money.

Best of all is if you have questions, we are here to answer them. Send us an email with your questions to info@Pedometer.com.  We are here to help you be successful.


Pedometer Recommendation

AX2790 MV Accelerometer pedometer with Moderte to Vigorous Physical ActivityThe AX2790MV is the newest in the AX2700 Accelerometer Pedometer Series. (The MVPA = Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity.) This new 3-year Continuous Tracker includes 1000 Daily Memories of Step Activity, MVPA Bouts, Activity Timer, Daily Trip(s) within Current Day, Distance, Calories, and Clock. Like our other Accelerometers, this will give you an Accurate Step Count at every angle of Tilt!  4-second Accuracy Filter prevents recording false steps.  It has a LARGE Magnum display for your easy viewing and comes with ACCUSPLIT’s 5-Year DUAL, No Proof AND Proof of Purchase Limited Warranty AND it has a 4-Year Battery!  More…    MSRP $49.95

Can spring cleaning help one’s health?

Q:  Mr. Pedometer, I am not a big fan of housework, but I wonder, can spring cleaning help one’s health?

A:  Some aspects of spring housecleaning could actually save your life, while others can improve your quality of life.  Realtor Kris Moxley shared tips on a recent handout, some of which follow (with Mr. Pedometer’s parenthetical comments):

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Is it true that older adults need less sleep each night? 

Q:  Mr. Pedometer, isn’t it true that older adults need less sleep each night?  I am in my eighth decade and still waiting for this to happen.      

A:  That turns out to be a myth!  Older adults still require 7-9 hours of sleep each night, according to Jessica Rundo, M.D., a staff physician at the Cleveland Clinic Sleep Disorders Center. 

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