Pedometers came into existence a few decades ago when electronics revolutionized the gadget industry in a big way. The tiny microprocessors embedded in these palm held devices, with the size of just a couple of fingers, can do wonders in measuring and calculating several aspects of our body’s movements, and functioning of critical organs such as the heart.
Many a time, your doctor or a physical trainer would have advised you to walk at least 5 miles a day. However, the park you go to near your house may not have any distance indication. Alternatively, you might walk up a few blocks every day as a part of your work routine, but you might be unmindful how much distance you covered the whole day.