A simple action plan to get you moving more
If you are new to exercising or have not exercised regularly for the past six
months, follow this simple action plan to get you started.
1. Wear your pedometer for 4 days making sure that at least one of the days
is a weekend day. Record the number of steps you take each day.
2. Calculate the average number of steps you took each day. This is your
3. Add 500 to your Baseline and that is the number of steps you should try to
achieve each day for the next week or fortnight.
Baseline + 500 = Target number of Steps per day
4. Once you are able to achieve that new number of steps comfortably, add
an additional 500 steps to each day. (Baseline + 500 + 500 = Target Steps