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Walking: How Many Steps Per Day?

In order to maintain weight and be healthy, you should walk roughly 10,000 steps throughout the day. (five miles) 

To lose weight, you should walk between 15,000 to 20,000 steps a day. (about one hour)

So how many steps does the average American take every day?

Only 2,300 to 3,000.

Note: Adding three hours of walking a week can greatly reduce your health risks.