We’ve been listening to a lot of user feedback about our global challenges lately. We’ve been grateful to hear how important our challenges are to many of you in the community, but you’ve also told us there is a lot that should be improved. Therefore, we’re taking the new year as an opportunity to make… Continue reading Changes to Pacer’s Global Challenges in 2021
2020 has been a year like no other, and we can’t say that we are sad to soon be putting it in the rearview mirror. But we’re also so grateful to our incredible and inspiring Pacer community for continuing to make Pacer a truly unique and special place in the online world. You’ve stuck… Continue reading Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!
We’re so glad to announce that with the latest release of Pacer for iOS and Android, we’ve officially added an exciting series of virtual races to our platform: Pacer Adventure Challenges! What is the Pacer Adventure Challenge Series? Pacer’s Adventure Challenge Series is collection of curated virtual races that motivates participants to achieve their fitness… Continue reading Virtual Adventure Challenges series is here!
Pacer for Android now supports data synchronization with Google Fit service. Pacer users can now import their daily steps directly from Google Fit! All new users can choose Google Fit Service as their primary data source when they first register with Pacer. Users who already have a Pacer account can link to Google Fit Service… Continue reading Pacer now works with Google Fit Service
Fitness dance can be a fun, exciting and low-impact complement to an exercise walking routine. Get creative and mix up your fitness routine to include something other than just your daily walk or jog.
It’s common to experience sore muscles after walking for fitness, but most minor muscle pain and stiffness can be overcome by rest and at-home remedies. Soreness often comes after increasing your activity level, but one long or intense walk can be enough to trigger sore muscles. While soreness may be a sign that you’re walking… Continue reading How to overcome muscle pain and soreness from walking
Walking is great for exercise and for weight loss, but the strategies you’d use for each may be different. You’ll see more progress towards your goal if you design your walking routine for exercise or weight loss specifically.
The steps you take in the critical brisk walking zone are the most impactful for weight loss, though more steps are almost always better. A few medium length, intense fitness walks can be your most efficient path for weight loss.
You know soda is unhealthy, but these 7 unexpected drinks have more calories than cola and often more sugar too! Swapping out soda is usually a good idea, but swapping to a sugary, high-calorie drink can be almost as bad for you.
A proper warm up and cool down routine will help prevent injuries and allow you to walk faster and longer, which can get you more steps. The extra few minutes you’ll spend will pay off in the form of more steps, less pain, and happier walking!