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Is 10000 Steps Per Day Enough for Weight Loss?
Written By : Mike
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Let’s discuss is 10000 Steps Per Day is enough for weight loss. Walking is a great way to burn calories and stay healthy. However, if you’re trying to lose weight and looking for ways to motivate yourself or track your progress, knowing how many steps you should take in an hour or day may be helpful. The good news is that there is no one-size-fits-all answer. Depending on your goals and lifestyle, 10,000 steps might not be enough for you or could even be too much! Here are a few useful tips on how to incorporate more walking into your daily routine so that it becomes part of your personality instead of just something that occasionally happens at the gym or during long walks around town

Why should I walk 10,000 steps?

As a rule of thumb, most experts recommend that adults get at least 10,000 steps daily. This goal can be achieved by walking briskly for an hour each day or by taking the stairs instead of the elevator. Either way, you’ll be on track to reach your daily target.

According to an online steps-to-miles calculator, 10,000 steps are about 4.7 miles. The number 10,000 is also good because it’s achievable for most people, not just those with chronic health conditions that make exercise difficult. Even if you don’t love walking or finding new ways around town without using public transport, there are plenty of ways to add more steps into your daily routine: It might help if one thing’s been missing from these tips so far.

10,000 steps burn how many calories?

There are about 2112 steps in a mile according to Guz Fitness. So, 10,000 steps can roughly burn 500 calories per hour. That is about the same rate as walking at a moderate pace for two hours, about 1 mile per minute.

For losing weight, how many calories should you burn? It depends on your weight loss goal and how you want to measure it: Weight loss is easier if you lose 1 pound per week than if you are aiming for 5 pounds in one month. If your goal is to burn 10 pounds in 3 months or less (like most people), then walking 10 miles daily will get you there quickly!

How safe is it to walk 10,000 steps?

Walking is safe for most people. It’s good for your heart, brain, and joints. Walking can help you lose weight and maintain a healthy weight, even if you’re already at a healthy weight.

Walking ten thousand steps per day is also linked with lower rates of diabetes and cardiovascular disease and may even help prevent them in some cases!

How can walking 10,000 steps Per day help you lose weight?

Walking 10,000 steps daily is a good place to start if you are looking to get into shape. It can assist you in achieving your weight loss goals and being more active overall.

10,000 steps per day will give you an extra boost when it comes time for exercise or other activities that require more energy than usual. By increasing the amount of activity each day, you will be able to do more in less time and still have plenty of energy left over!

Walking tips to help you make the most of your day

If you are looking to incorporate more walking into your day, there are a few things that you can do.

  • Include a daily walk in your schedule. If you have the time and desire, walking for 30-60 minutes per day should get you close to your step goal.
  • Take short walks. Split up your day into three chunks (morning, afternoon, and evening) and commit to taking a 10- to 15-minute walk at each. You’ll have completed the recommended 30 minutes of exercise and taken some serious steps by the end of the day.
  • Meet in person. Instead of texting or emailing coworkers, get up and walk to their desks.
  • Take the wrong path. To increase your count, use a bathroom that is further away from your office.
  •  Make an extra effort. Choose to walk a little further whenever you have the opportunity during the day. For instance, at work, park at the top of the parking garage and walk down to your building. Skip fighting for a good parking spot at the grocery store and park further back; every step counts!
  •  Avoid reading magazines in the waiting room. You must walk while waiting for appointments as an alternative to sitting in the waiting room.
  • Take the stairway. Yes, this is possibly the most popular tip for getting more steps, but it comes with a twist. When you reach the desired floor or level, turn around and return down, then repeat the process.


Walking 10,000 steps daily is a great start to losing weight and keeping it off. It can be done anywhere in your office or home while watching TV. And there are many ways to make your daily walks more enjoyable by incorporating music into the mix. Remember that even if you’re not seeing results right away, don’t give up on this habit. It takes time for new habits to become established in our daily routines.

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