Walking is a good start. I already walk a lot during my night gig but it's not the same as actually being focused on walking distance, getting that heart rate up and seeing how many beer calories I am burning off. The other day I was on a search for a pedometer. I could have gone to the local REI store but didn't feel like dealing with a parking lot full of faux hippies in their monstrous SUV's all vying for the same parking spot whilst on the phone drinking their latte. I went to a couple of stores without any luck and resigned myself to the fact that I would have to make that trip to REI. And then one early Friday morning at the grocery store there it was. Dangling from a shelf, a pedometer and there was only one - it must have been meant for me. I've owned many a pedometer over the years and know that the novelity of it all will burn off just like the calories, but for now it's doing a great job of keeping me on track and excited to get my butt out onto the streets of Mill Valley.