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Omron recently released the Omron HJ-203 and I predict it will soon become the most popular pedometer. For several years, the Omron HJ-112 has been considered the best pedometer.  After seeing the features and benefits of the Omron HJ-203, I have no doubt it will replace the Omron HJ-112.

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The best pedometer can be found in two categories:

  • the “Step and Distance Counters” category which are placed in the pocket or worn on the waist band.
  • the “Speed and Distance Monitors (GPS)” category which are worn on the wrist.

Consumer Reports Health.org rated pedometers in a study in 2009.  The study was simple since the attributes were Accuracy, Ease of Use, and Features.  Here are the best pedometers in the two categories:

Step and Distance Counters

Pedometer Accuracy Ease of Use Features
Omron HJ-112 Excellent Very Good Good

Speed and Distance Monitors (GPS)

Pedometer Accuracy Ease of Use Features
Garmin Forerunner 205 Excellent Good Excellent

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