Field test: Pedometers

A good pedometer adds modern efficiency to the oldest exercise around. Money Magazine picks some of the better models on the market.

Omron Pocket HJ-720ITC - $50
Money Magazine field test winner: Grade A-
Omron Pocket HJ-720ITC - $50
What it measures:
Steps - including faster paced "aerobic" steps - calories and distance
Additional features:
You can upload results to your computer to track long-term progress; USB cable and software included; Unit stores 42 days of data
Accuracy:
99.3% - Delivered very good results from the beginning
The pluses and minuses:
Plus: Large display; strong clip; unit works in pocket or purse
Minus: To start at zero in the middle of the day, you must reset - and lose - stored data

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