The average person walks approximately 115,000 miles in a lifetime. That is about 4 times around the globe! Did you know? Pedometers were invented 500 hundred years ago by Leonardo DaVinci? However, it was Thomas Jefferson who introduced the pedometer to America. Did you know? In Japan pedometers are one of the most popular fitness devices with a typical household owning an average of 3.1 pedometers. Did you know? The average adult takes about 3,500 to 4,000 steps daily? An active adult takes around 9,000 steps daily. Did you know? The average distance traveled every 2,000 steps is one (1) mile? Did you know? For walking to be beneficial, it is recommended that a person walk 10,000 steps a day which translates to about 5 miles?