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Do You Really Need 10,000 Steps Per Day?

August 11, 2019

From the nextavenue website

For the past couple of decades, we’ve been reading headlines about the health benefits of accumulating 10,000 steps per day, the rough equivalent of walking five miles.

That can be a pretty intimidating number for many people, but especially for older adults. Luckily, a recent study by a team at Brigham and Women’s Hospital found a significant decrease in mortality rates among older women who took far fewer steps per day.

So, if you find yourself frowning at the step count on your activity tracker at the end of each day, read on for good news.

From → Health & Safety

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