2,000 steps to a healthier heart: Walking that far every day for a year can reduce heart attack and stroke risk by 8% | Mail Online

Doing 4,000 extra steps a day reduces your cardiovascular risk by about 16-20 per cent, which is the equivalent of taking a statin.‘However, a statin has side effects and only reduces cholesterol, whereas walking has a much bigger range of health benefits.’

via 2,000 steps to a healthier heart: Walking that far every day for a year can reduce heart attack and stroke risk by 8% | Mail Online.

We have to again point out that people ABLE to walk 4,000 steps a day are HEALTHIER already, so it’s a bit of cause and effect wandering, but … go walk.

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