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Learning New Skills and Behaviors - Physical Activity

How to Take Your Heart Rate

To get the most benefit from physical activity, aim to keep your heart rate within a certain range. Learn more about how to measure heart rate (PDF), how to take your pulse, and target ranges for exercise.

MOVE! Weight Management Program Handout (PDF)

How to take your Heart Rate

How to use a Pedometer

Consider using a pedometer when walking. A pedometer, usually worn on your waistband or belt, is a small device that counts the number of steps you take. For more information, review the Guide to Using Your Pedometer (PDF).

If you use a manual wheelchair, see wheelchair odometers (PDF).

MOVE! Weight Management Program Handout (PDF)

A Guide to using your Pedometer

Wheelchair Odometers


Updated January 2012