- Do you keep a record of your steps? Why or why not?
- Do you use applications that encourage you to be healthy? Why or why not?
- analyst /AN-l-ist/
- record /REK-erd/
- obtain /uhb-TEYN/
- encourage /en-KUR-ij/
- sensible /SEN-suh-buhl/
[noun] someone whose job is to study or examine something in detail
Most political analysts attended law school.
[verb] to use a device to measure an amount, rate of speed, etc
Taishi records their class’ attendance.
[verb] to get something
In the third experiment, they obtained a very good result.
[verb] to talk or behave in a way that gives someone confidence to do something
My parents always encourage me to be the best version of myself.
[adjective] having or using good judgement; reasonable
A sensible person always brings a raincoat in case it rains.
According to Tess Harris, an instructor at St George’s University of London in the UK, “Increasing your walking and maintaining this can reduce your risk of heart attacks, strokes, and fractures over the next few years”. Part takers in the study obtained coaching and were encouraged to have a step journal that can help them have sensible goals. Moreover, researchers think that pedometers make people watch their steps and this support is a big help to have a rewarding outcome.
- Aside from being active, what else does counting steps do according to the article?
- How many participants took part in the study?
- In the article, how many steps did the participants do on a daily basis?
- Who is Tess Harris?
- In the article, what did the participants obtained?
- How do you make yourself healthy? Please explain your answer.
- In your own opinion, why is it important to be healthy?
- Do you use smartphone health applications? Why or why not?
- In your opinion, what are the benefits of counting your steps?
- How do you think regular exercise affects one’s health?