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!
Walking laps on a track or walking path can help you walk faster and burn more calories, while being easier on your knees and other joints. The rubberized surface of most walking tracks is softer and easier on your joints than concrete or asphalt, too!
Don’t let these 10 common step tracking mistakes keep you from getting the most health benefits from your walking routine. Become an advanced walker by not trying to make up for missed steps and 9 other step tracking mistakes that even experienced step trackers can make.