15 Ways to Reach 10,000 Steps a Day
The average person usually walks between 4,000 and 6,000 steps every day without even thinking about it, however if you sit at a desk all day, you may find that you are only achieving 2,000 steps in a day. You can reach the fitness goal of 10,000 steps per day by incorporating a few of these step-boosting tips:
Park your car at the far end of the parking lot.
Walk your children to school.
Walk to the corner store instead of driving.
Take the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator.
Take your dog for an extra walk around the block.
At the office, walk to a colleague’s desk instead of emailing them.
When meeting for a coffee with friends, take a walk instead.
Take an evening stroll after dinner.
Explore your neighborhood on foot.
Organize family walking trips on the weekend.
Learn about all the walking paths in your neighborhood.
Take a walking tour of your city.
Walk to a friend’s house instead of driving.
Take a walk during your lunch break.
Just start moving — every step counts!
Source: Healthy Living
This was emailed to me by Swanson Health