FOR EVERY 2,000 STEPS A DAY, HEART DISEASE AND PREMATURE DEATHS COULD DECREASE BY 10%, PEAKING AT 10,000 STEPS EACH DAY, NEW STUDY SHOWS
By Abu Dhabi 360
Whether you’re already committed to a daily walk or looking to get started, when it comes to being fit and healthy, we’re often reminded to aim to walk 10,000 steps per day. But how set in stone is this figure?
Recent studies found that the health benefits of walking can be achieved through maintaining a certain frequency, taking a specific number of steps each day, and increasing the intensity of your daily walk. According to research published in the JAMA Neurology and JAMA Internal Medicine late last year, for every 2,000 steps, the risk of heart disease, cancer, and premature death can decrease by 10%, peaking at 10,000 steps each day.Continue reading Abu Dhabi Sports Council – Abu Dhabi 360