How Striiv Works

Author's Note

I got a chance to play with Striiv at CES 2012. I now own one. I've donated several days' worth of clean water through walking. While I enjoy walking, I must admit that now I feel guilty if I don't rack up at least half the number of steps needed to hit my 18,000 for a charitable donation. Guilt seems to be a powerful motivator for me.

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