A member asked:

Yesterday i strapped on a pedometer and found that i walked more than 16000 steps at 3.5 kph. if i walk this much daily will this help me lose weight?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Yes: If possible add some sprints to that for 30 seconds

Answered 11/14/2016


Dr. Omar Eton answered

Specializes in Hematology and Oncology

Mix it up: Sure will! Hiking is really great in resetting your body for health and controlling your appetite. However, with time expended and same effect on same joints everyday, you might want to vary activities and perhaps get a personal trainer who can find more efficient use of time.

Answered 12/16/2016



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