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- Website: Mayo Clinic
- Resource type: Article
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Activity trackers can motivate you to stay physically active by helping to keep count of the number of steps you are taking. There are a variety of activity trackers available. To choose the right device for you, consider ease of use, the type of information it collects, how it displays data, accuracy, and price.
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walk , activity monitor, fitness tracker, pedometer, accelerometer , goal setting, sleep, calories, heart rate
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Rated on: 9/7/2021 3:01:00 AM
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