Why do they say you should walk 10 000 steps a day?

Why do they say you should walk 10 000 steps a day?

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November, 2020
“But,” continues Jamie, “if you walk briskly for 30 minutes and include enough activity throughout the day to reach the combined total of 10,000 steps, you're burning about 400 to 500 calories a day, which means you're losing one pound each week.”

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