I think 2-3 times a week is good. You could even do it on your off days from what you normally do or aim to take short walks throughout the week in your spare time.
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I started wearing a pedometer last October to help encourage me to become more active outside formal activity and was quite surprised how on my non-run days how little walking I did Working from home is a big factor, however, I now consciously make myself aware to get in at least 7,000 steps a day. I, like you, consider my steps as a bonus.
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my primary exercise is belly dancing and i'm slowly adding in core work/strength training and pretty soon interval training
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Add as much or as little as you like. What are you currently doing?
Walking is a good, low-impact exercise you can do pretty much every day. It doesn't matter how often you do it; you adjust your nutrition to your exercise, not the other way around.
Heather Writer, mother, wife, and breadwinner. I love to run, but running doesn't love me, so I'm switching to my low-impact bike.
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