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Yes, I know that walking sounds really simple. You put one foot in front of the other and away you go. We learn it as babies, and then we are off and walking… even running. However, if you are walking to help stay fit, or perhaps to help with weight loss, then there are certain things to avoid.
Many people have asked us this really big question. If they go to the effort of walking for an hour every day, then how many calories can they burn off? Well you probably know the bottom line is… the more calories you burn, then the more weight you can lose.
We have been asked by many readers if walking is a good exercise for weight loss? We thought we would put together the answer, and help them understand, what walking can and can not achieve, when it comes to losing the pounds.
Are you ever driving along and notice how many people are out running? Do you ever drive past a gym and watch the number of people going in and out of there?
Most people will agree that going for a walk is simple and effective exercise. We know from our own experience that for many people walking can be a very good method of getting back to some form of regular physical activity.
You may have read, and certainly experts have confirmed, that if you can walk 10,000 steps in a day, then you can get rid of the pounds faster, than most other forms of weight loss.
Before we get to the nitty gritty, we must tell you that there is no single answer as to how fast a person should walk to get fit and healthy. Why, because everyone is different. In fact, your personal target will regularly change, as your levels of fitness increase, or at times, temporarily decrease. On average, though, the pace at which you should walk will be determined mainly by your heart rate, your lung capacity, and the strength of your legs.
According to all the available research the average length of a stride is 2.5 feet.(30 inches) There are 1,760 yards in a mile and therefore 5,280 feet or 63,360 inches. So if you divide 5,280 by 2.5 the answer is 2,112 steps.