Forget 10,000 steps! Walking just 4,400 steps a day may be enough to protect you from serious illness, experts claim

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Rather than the 10,000 steps often recommended, walking just 4,400 steps a day may be enough to protect against serious illnesses, researchers have claimed.

A review into the benefits of various levels of physical activity by an expert from the University of Hertfordshire found that the classic goal might be overkill.

Physical activity can help to reduce you risk of developing chronic illnesses like dementia and certain cancers, and can improve conditions like type 2 diabetes.

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