You’ve probably heard it before – you need to get in 10,000 steps a day to stay healthy.
But for those who don’t have the time, or routinely don’t reach that number, there’s good news – you probably need far less to make a healthy impact!
A new study shows that there’s a gradual effect to the number of steps you need, and just 4,000 per day lowers your chance of early death from any health cause – and even 2,500 lowers the risk of heart disease.
4,000 steps helps you live longer, and for every extra 1,000 steps per day, you decrease your odds of early death by about 15%.
As long as you get moving and don’t get discouraged if you don’t reach the magic 10,000 steps number, because you’re still doing your health a lot of good!
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