Brisk Ten Minute Walk Just as Good as 10,000 Steps

It's hailed as the magic number to reach every day if you want to stay fit and healthy. But health officials say we don’t have to notch up 10,000 steps... a brisk ten-minute walk could be just as good. They want people to increase the intensity of their walking, rather than just focus on the distance. Good news! Just ten minutes of brisk walking (around 1,000 steps) can cut our chances of an early death by up to 15 percent, according to new guidance from Public Health England.


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