A 63-year-old male asked:
How many steps do i need to walk each day?
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Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Daily steps: If you are physically fit, 10000 steps a day is a good goal. That equates to almost 5 miles but it depends upon your height and stride. A 6 foot tall person may take 2095 steps in a mile. Someone 5'6" may take 2286 steps in a mile.
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