Is 10,000 daily steps really the magic number for better health?

Walking is an easy activity that doesn’t require any skill or preparation. — Filepic

Ever since the “walk 10, 000 steps a day” concept was introduced, people have assumed that this golden number must be achieved for better health, although there is limited scientific data to back this up.

Unless you’re keeping track via a pedometer, smartphone or wearable technology, the majority of mostly sedentary adults will not hit this target.

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