With all the health gadgets that have been popping up, there is a slight possibility that health-conscious buffs could encounter puzzling problems in their regimen as simple as finding directions on how to set a Sportline Pedometer SDC. Pedometers are available in varying types, but the simplest ones feature basic step-counting while the advanced models monitors both distance and calories. The Sportline Pedometer SDC 345 provides its users a complete information rundown essential for them to achieve the most effective workout.
Things you'll need:
- Sportline Pedometer SDC
- Weighing scale
- Tape measure
- Pull out the battery protector from the battery cover located at the rear of the device.
- Choose which mode of measurement suits your needs: miles or kilometers. The pedometer measurement settings can be checked using the “Mode” button. If it is required to switch the distance mode from kilometer to miles and vice versa, use the “Reset” button. This will also switch stride setting measurements between centimeters and inches as well as the weight settings between pounds and kilograms.
- Stride length. The standard ranges are between twelve to 96 inches or 30 to 240 centimeters. The Sportline Pedometer has a default setting of 30 inches or 75 centimeters. To determine your stride length, walk five steps. Determine the distance travelled from the first step to the fifth step and divide the measurement by five. If the five-step distance is equivalent to 120 inches, divide the measured distance by the five steps taken (120 divided by five) and you will get your stride length of 24 inches. Remember, this is the stride length for walking and will differ from the stride length achieved by running. Should the Sportline Pedometer be used for both exercises, it needs to be reset prior to each activity.
- Input the stride length. Click on the “Mode” button until “Dist” appears on the display. Push the “Set” button for settings and continually press the “Set” button to input the pre-calculated stride length. Every time you press the “Set” button, this increases the stride length by one inch or one centimeter. When you leave the device idle for five seconds, this will revert back to the “Dist” display. To switch back to “Dist” mode instantly, push the “Mode” button once.
- Calorie counter. To measure calories, input your weight into the pedometer memory. Push the “Mode” button until the “Kcal” mode is seen. Push the “Set” button once and in the same way you input the stride length, continue to push the “Set” button until the display reflects your exact weight. Each time the “Set” button is pressed, the weight record increases by one pound or one kilogram.
- The clock. Push the “Mode” button until “Clock” appears on the display. Click on the “Set” button once and the display will begin to blink. Push “Reset” to adjust hours and push “Set” to adjust minutes. Adjusting must be done while the display is still blinking, otherwise press “Set” again. After being idle for six seconds, the device will revert back to the “Clock” display otherwise push “Mode” to revert back at once.
Keep the pedometer cover closed at all times for the device to function accurately and should always be placed in an upright position lateral to the ground, otherwise it will give an inaccurate reading. By pushing “Reset” for two seconds, the device will reflect zero in its display and you can now begin exercising. Nothing beats a good old-fashioned workout but with tools such as the Sportline Pedometer SDC, pushing the limits of exercise makes it all the more easier to achieve.