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Walkers should aim for 100 steps per minute

Posted on May 28, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Pick up the pace to get a moderate-intensity workout, researchers sayupdated 1:06 p.m. ET, Tues., March. 17, 2009 NEW YORK – People who walk for exercise should aim for a pace of 100 steps per minute to ensure their workout is intense enough, according to researchers. Many people who want to keep fit use a pedometer to keep track of how many steps they take. However, the device gives no information on how intensely they’re exercising – that is, whether their heart rate is being raised enough to improve physical fitness. In the new study, researchers found that the average...

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