Tracking your exercise more effective with competition, study says

(CNN)Want to increase your daily steps? Get competitive. Not only did the group who competed against others do more steps, they continued to do so for three months after the game ended (as part of the research followup), doing more than 600 steps a day over the additional three months. “Over the course of nine months, the people in the competition group walked about a hundred miles more than the people in the control group,” Patel said. In fact, the …