Harvard Women's Health Watch
Do you really need to take 10,000 steps a day for better health?
A new study says you might not have to walk far to see benefits. If you’ve invested in a fitness tracker, chances are you’ve heard that you should take 10,000 steps a day for better health. If that sounds daunting, there’s good news: a study published online May 29 by JAMA Internal Medicine found that you may able to reap health benefits by taking half that number of steps each day.