Posted: May 1, 2012 Filed under: 365 Yoga Challenge, beginnings, Earth, exercise, Fire, goals, health, hiking, home, Letting Go, nature, Photography, Spirit, Spring, Walking, wandering, water, weather | Tags: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, exercise, Health, Hiking, My Mountain Trail, nature, Outdoors, Pedometer, Photography, spring, trees, walking, woods
My Mountain Trail. Cuyahoga Valley National Park.
Back in the 1960s, a team of researchers in Japan, led by Dr. Yoshiro Hatano, figured out that the average person walks about 3,500 to 5,000 steps a day. It was then recommended that if people were to walk 10,000 steps a day, you would have thinner, healthier people. The 10,000 steps program might also be related to Dr. Hatano’s marketing of a pedometer called the manpo-kei (meaning 10,000 steps meter).
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