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There are a whole lot of people out there who have bought into the notion that, in order to be physically fit, you should aim for taking 10,000 steps a day. But where did this idea come from, and how did we all agree on this magical, perfect number of steps?

Hosted by: Stefan Chin

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Sources:
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/sep/03/watch-your-step-why-the-10000-daily-goal-is-built-on-bad-science
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-42864061
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/5293674_Revisiting_How_Many_Steps_Are_Enough
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2734709
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3197470/
https://www.hhs.gov/fitness/be-active/physical-activity-guidelines-for-americans/index.html
https://ijbnpa.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12966-019-0769-6
https://www.cdc.gov/features/physical-activity-disabilities/index.html
https://health.gov/paguidelines/second-edition/pdf/PAG_ExecutiveSummary.pdf
https://health.gov/paguidelines/second-edition/report/
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