Popular 10,000 Step Count May Be More Than Necessary: Study
For most people, getting active might just mean taking a short walk once a day. Others, however, like to set more ambitious goals, like the 10,000-step benchmark that has become a common standard among those who wear fitness trackers. There’s of course nothing wrong with the 10,000-step goal, but a new study found that it doesn’t take that many steps to produce big health differences. Researchers found that as few as 2,300 daily steps triggers important heart and blood vessel benefits and taking 4,000 steps a day is enough to start reducing the risk of dying prematurely of any cause. Read more.