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New Guidelines For How Many Steps Per Day Help Weight Loss

New Steps Per Day Guidelines

If you've been focusing on getting 10,000 steps per day to keep up with your weight-loss goals then this news is not going to make you happy. New research has found that the one size fits all number of 10,000 steps per day is just not cutting it anymore. Here are the new guidelines for how many steps per day people should accumulate for weight control:

  • Women:
    Age 18-40: 12,000 steps per day
    Age 40-50: 11,000 steps per day
    Age 50-60: 10,000 steps per day
    Age 60 plus: 8,000 steps per day
  • Men:
    Age 18-50: 12,000 steps per day
    Age 50 +: 11,000 steps per day

So time to dust off the old pedometer and make sure you're getting enough steps in your day.

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