Let's Count and Get to 10K Steps Per Day

Walking 10,000 steps a day offers several advantages for physical and mental well-being.

Firstly, it promotes cardiovascular health by improving circulation, lowering blood pressure, and reducing the risk of heart disease. Regular walking helps maintain a healthy weight by burning calories and boosting metabolism. It also enhances joint health and flexibility, reducing the risk of arthritis and improving overall mobility.

Walking 10,000 steps daily strengthens muscles, increases bone density, and supports better posture. Moreover, this activity releases endorphins, reducing stress, anxiety, and depression while enhancing mood and promoting better sleep patterns.

Finally, consistent walking can improve cognitive function, memory, and overall quality of life. Most smart phones have access to paid and free apps that can count steps over time. By being aware of how many steps you take during the day you can help you develop a mindset to move more at every opportunity - it is fun to watch them all add up. 

1) go for a longer walk in the morning

2) walk during lunch

3) walk while you are on the phone

4) walk while watching the kids play sports