How Many Steps Keep the Doctor Away?

Walking just 20 minutes per day--about 2000 steps--lowered the risk of cardiovascular events in high-risk adults by about 10%!  Each additional 2000 steps per day lowered the risk by 8%, while each 2000 step decrease raised the risk by 8%. These findings come from the 40-country NAVIGATOR trial with nearly 10,000 participants who were at…

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Stepping It Up Reduces Diabetes Risk

Australian research has revealed that 10,000 steps per day (about 5 miles) not only reduces the risk of diabetes, but it also decreased their body mass index (BMI). At the start of this study the steps walked by almost 600 participants were measured. Then 5 years later they were again tested. Those who increased their…

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