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Diabetes

Track Your Activity

Taking the First Steps to Losing Weight
Author
Lark Team

We are passionate about providing scalable virtual care. We pioneered the use of AI for better health. Combining the power of data, behavior change science, and smart devices, Lark’s digital platform provides scalable, personalized coaching 24/7 to help people manage or prevent chronic disease.

Session Focus

Tracking your minutes of activity each day can help you prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.

This session we will talk about:

  • The purpose of tracking
  • How to track your activity

You will also make a new action plan!

Tips:

  • Use your Fitness Log to track your minutes of activity each day.
  • Show it to me at the start of each session.
  • Track activity of at least a moderate pace. That means you can talk through it, but you can’t sing through it.
  • Include everyday activities, like sweeping the floor briskly and mowing the lawn.

How to Track Your Activity

Ways to time your activity:

  • Watch
  • Clock
  • Timer
  • Fitness tracker
  • Smart phone apps
  • Computer apps

Ways to record your minutes of activity:

  • Spiral notebook
  • Spreadsheet
  • Fitness tracker
  • Smart phone apps
  • Computer apps
  • Voice recording

Ultimately, you’ll want to record your minutes in your fitness log.

How to Cope With Challenges

It can be challenging to track your activity. Here are some common challenges and ways to cope with them. Write your own ideas in the column that says “Other Ways to Cope.” Check off each idea you try.