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Want to Live Longer? Do This One Simple Thing Every Day, Says Study

As we recently reported at ETNT Mind+Body , the long believed myth that you need to walk "10,000 steps per day for optimal health and longevity" was recently debunked by Harvard scientists in favor of a much more reasonable daily goal of 4,400 steps. Now, a new study just released by the American Heart Association (AHA) has offered even further clarity on how far you need to walk every day in order to live and longer and healthier life. The brand-new research was presented at the Epidemiology, Prevention, Lifestyle & Cardiometabolic Health Conference 2021 . To learn one of the simplest ways you can strive to live longer every day, read on. And for more on the health benefits of walking, check out What Happens to Your Body When You Walk More, According to Science . 1 Any Steps Are Better Than No Steps, But Aim for At Least 4,500 As a general rule, the AHA recommends that you find time for at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity (or 75 minutes if you