Dec 21, 2022 • 32M

PF Episode 11: Do You Really Need 10,000 Steps a Day?

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Two best friends trying to escape fitness culture and sharing safe, real fitness ideas for people over 40.
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Many of you may be receiving the gift of a fitness tracker or smartwatch over the holidays. With that in mind, should you be aiming for 10,000 steps a day? In this episode, Jen and Alex uncover the origins of the 10,000 step a day a goal, and you might be surprised where it came from. Is 10,000 steps a day realistic in your daily routine? And is 10,000 the right number? Alex and Jen search for answers in recent research studies, and come up with some surprising findings. Plus: can using fitness trackers demotivate you?