10,000-Step* Walking Maps of the U.S. and Resources at Your Fingertips
Walking is a nearly universal activity and has been shown to have the lowest dropout rate among people who struggle with being more active, according to the American Heart Association. There are countless ways for people to get active, but walking consistently throughout the day and aiming for 10,000 daily steps may help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, improve blood pressure, enhance mental well-being, and help maintain a healthy body weight.
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What Does 10,000 Steps Look Like?
Many health experts recommend people walk at least 10,000 steps—or approximately five miles—each day. Use our step counter tool to plan your own walking route. You can create routes in your area and in other U.S. cities.