One thing I love about serious traveling is that despite the amount of food/drink consumed, I never gain weight. Why? It’s the walking. So. Much. Walking.
Since February, I’ve been using the Fitbit Force to keep track of my activity. Normally, I manage to get my 10,000 step goal in about 75% of the time, mostly by utilizing a treadmill desk and twice weekly visits to the gym. But during our vacation to Peru, that number increased drastically.
Here’s a glimpse at my Fitbit dashboard for the week we were away:
As you can see above, my weekly total for May 4-10 is 73,148 steps. During a normal week, I average between 55,000 and 65,000 steps.
Breaking down the numbers for the entire trip (May 1 – May 9):
Total Steps Taken: 102,083
Total Floors Climbed: 398
Total Miles Walked: 42.55 miles
Total Calories Burned: 21,828
The day we went to Machu Picchu was my most active by far. I took 18,318 steps that day and climbed over 200 floors. I don’t know, maybe that has something to do with the fact that I climbed this?