Avoid the Hypotenuse

Out in the Walnut Creek Open Space this morning  I latched onto a painless way to extend my 10k Fitbit goal. Avoid the Hypotenuse. Not so obvious for a person who seeks shortcuts. Would you believe that I increased my steps by almost 10% walking the two sides of the triangle rather than the hypotenuse?  This Fitbit business is my perfect outlet for obsessiveness. Not only do I get to count steps and be more fit, my family derives the bonus of my depleted energy.


One Comment:

  1. That’s funny! When I forget my fitbit I feel that I am wasting all those steps and floors. If it isn’t recorded it didn’t happen.

  2. I should also have remarked that I think that Avoid the Hypotenuse is a great title!

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