Is the goal of 12,000 steps per day sufficient for improving body composition and metabolic syndrome?

Current results show that moderate-intensity exercise
should be performed in combination with a daily step
goal to ensure health benefits from walking exercise in
adults with obesity. Additionally, step rate is an exercise
intensity variable that can be precisely managed. Although
step goal strategy increased the physical activity
effectively, the effect on health benefits was limited. 


Link: Journal of Public health 

Exercise and Physical Activity

Physical activity is an important part of healthy aging. Check out these articles, which were previously housed on the Go4Life exercise and physical activity website, to learn the latest on how exercise and physical activity can help you stay healthy as you age. 


Benefits of Exercise

Healthy lifestyle associated with lower risk of dementia independent of genetic risk, study finds.

Link: Benefits of Exercise