Dec 21, 2022 • 32M

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

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Alex Johnson
Jen Chamberlain
Two best friends trying to escape fitness culture and sharing safe, real fitness ideas for people over 40.
Episode details

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?