Determine your activity level based on the number of steps you take each day.
Pedometer steps = less than 5,000 steps a day
Pedometer steps = 5,000 – 7,499 steps a day
Pedometer steps = 7,500 – 9,999 steps a day
Pedometer steps = 10,000 steps or more a day
This is the recommended amount of activity for adults to promote and maintain health. To reach 10,000 steps a day, people generally have to add 30 minutes of exercise to their day, in addition to their regular daily activities. Benefits of 10,000 steps a day.
Pedometer steps = 12,500 steps or more a day.
Source: Tudor-Locke C. & Bassett, D.R. (2004). How many steps/day are enough? Preliminary pedometer indices for public health. Sports Med. 34(1):1-8.
This is the recommended number of steps to lose weight. This may seem impossible at first, but I assure you it is possible.
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