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Learning New Skills and Behaviors - Physical

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


Last Updated January 2012