Yesterday Was a Record Day for Walking

I broke my previous 1-day record for walking yesterday. I managed to walk just shy of 27,000 steps, which translates to a little over 12 miles for the entire day.

Best Steps

The 30,000 step-badge still alludes me. It is hard to walk 30,000 steps in one day, I guess.

It brings my lifetime total steps to over 4.1 million, “lifetime” meaning since March 2012, with a 3-month gap early this year after I lost my original FitBit device:

Lifetime steps

That seems like a lot of walking to me.


About Jamie Todd Rubin

Jamie Todd Rubin writes fiction and nonfiction for a variety of publications including Analog, Clarkesworld, The Daily Beast, 99U, Daily Science Fiction, Lightspeed, InterGalactic Medicine Show, and several anthologies. He was featured in Lifehacker’s How I Work series. He has been blogging since 2005. By day, he manages software projects and occasionally writes code. He lives in Arlington, Virginia with his wife and three children. Find him on Twitter at @jamietr.