How fast is fast enough?

We all know that walking is good for us, but when many of us lace up the sneakers and head out, we’re not strolling fast enough.  So how fast should we be walking?  FL-RaceWalking-0704p46-m

According to researchers at San Diego State, the right pace is about 100 steps a minute.  (That’s 3 mph for all you treadmill walkers.)  Outside walkers, unless you plan to count in your head, you’ll need a pedometer.  Choose one from a Japanese company because they tend to be the most accurate.


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One Response to “How fast is fast enough?”

  1. Fari Says:

    Honestly I feel like a loser sometimes just walking on the treadmill b/c everybody else is running like crazy people! Darn bankers blowing off steam!

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