Update (2016): Keeping yourself moving with other activities besides swimming and cycling? We’re aware that step conversion for other activities is a hot topic among our members and this is an area we are in the process of reviewing. We'll be sure to let everyone know if anything changes. Until then, read on about our current conversions and how we track movement with other sports and activities.
For jogging, a conversion rate isn’t required as you naturally gain more steps jogging than you would walking in the same amount of time. This is also the case for a host of field or court sports such as tennis, squash, badminton, basketball, netball, soccer, football, rugby, hockey, cricket, golf and baseball, where your natural movement provides an accurate reflection of your step count.
For rowing, it’s recommended to wear your Pulse on your wrist to record your activity.
For other activities, such as rollerblading, skiing, yoga, Pilates, the gym, it’s recommended to wear your Pulse normally and it will record your natural movement.
Remember - while a big part of the Global Challenge is enjoying the fun and friendly competition, the only person you need to worry about beating is the old you – so keep on moving!