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Ten Thousand Steps, Cane Not Included

by Anna Dresner

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A Guide to Fitness Tech for Blind Users
In one volume

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We all know that it's important to exercise, but it can be hard to know where to start. Fortunately, there are some wonderful and accessible resources that can help you get more fit, and Anna Dresner will tell you about some of them in Ten Thousand Steps. This book covers accessible audio programs, such as Eyes-Free Fitness workouts from BlindAlive; accessible exercise apps; and fitness trackers, such as Fitbit and the Apple Watch. Resources to help you with relaxation, meditation, and sleep are also included. Whether you're new to fitness or you're experienced and looking for new exercise challenges, you'll find useful information here.

Part 1: Audio Materials
Eyes-Free Fitness Programs from BlindAlive LLC
Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Jon Kabat-Zinn Recordings
Michael Reed Gach Recordings
Meditation Oasis
A Tip for Getting to Sleep
Part 2: Fitness Apps
Health Data
Medical ID
Move: Daily Activity to Stay Healthy
7 Minute Workout Pro
FitStar Personal Trainer
Pocket Yoga
Part 3: Activity Tracking Devices
Choosing a Fitbit
The Fitbit App
Setting Up Your Fitbit
Using the App
The Fitbit Dashboard
Setting and Stopping a Vibrating Alarm
Deep Breathing, and Tips for Using Other Features Not Available Through the App
Apple Watch
Heart Rate
More Breathing Exercises
See Your Step Count with Pedometer++
Tracking Yoga Workouts with Pocket Yoga
Tracking Your Sleep with Sleep++
Final Thoughts on the Trackers
About the Author
Computers You Can Talk To: Siri, Alexa, Google Now, and Cortana
Getting Started with the iPhone and iOS 10
iOS 10 Reference Card