10,000 Steps a Day Is a Myth. The Number to Stay Healthy Is Far Lower.
Don’t be discouraged if you aren’t clocking 10,000 steps a day.
That threshold, often billed as the minimum for good health, originated in marketing, not medicine, when a Japanese company launched a pedometer in 1965 named, in English, the “10,000-step meter” with the slogan “Let’s walk 10,000 steps a day.”
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