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How Seniors can Achieve 10,000 Steps Per Day

Walking ten thousand steps a day can be a challenging goal. Many people have a hard time reaching that goal. The best way to effectively meet your goal is to walk whenever possible. Instead of driving to do errands, you should walk to do as many as possible. It has been reported that people who live in inviting and walk friendly neighborhoods weigh less than people who do not live in walk friendly neighborhoods. Having beautiful scenery to look at while walking can make a walk much better. Also trying fun things like Yoga and also help increase your activity level.

Key Takeaways:

  • Seniors who live in urban areas find the challenge of walking 10,000 steps a day to be very achievable.
  • If 10,000 steps per day doesn’t seem doable, aim for 7,500 and slowly increase from there.
  • It’s easier to walk 10,000 steps per daywhen you live in an aesthetically pleasing and walkable neighborhood with sidewalks and street lights.

“According to the Walk Score website, walkability offers surprising benefits to our health, the environment, our finances, and our communities”

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