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A 24-year-old female 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?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Yes: If possible add some sprints to that for 30 seconds
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Dr. Omar Eton
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
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.
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Last updated Dec 16, 2016

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