Walking 10,000 steps doesn't help with weight loss


While walking more does decrease sedentary time, which has its own health benefits, it does not necessarily lead to weight loss. — AFP

Despite the common belief that we should all be walking 10,000 steps a day, new American research has found that walking more may decrease your sedentary time, but it doesn’t actually prevent weight gain.

Carried out by researchers at Brigham Young University, the new study looked at 120 first-year students during their first six months of college, splitting them into three groups to investigate whether increasing the number of daily steps above 10,000 would prevent weight and fat gain.

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