To begin a real weight loss, you will have to walk one hour a day, that is to say between 6,000 and 7,000 steps. Indeed, from one hour, walking will eliminate “deep fat, in the abdomen, that even certain sports such as bodybuilding” do not eliminate.
How many steps do you need to walk per day to start losing weight? We all know that walking contributes to general good health, but we do not know the exact duration necessary for this physical effort to start to make us lose weight. We often talk about the recommendation of “10,000 steps per day”, but it is not a recommendation of the World Health Organization. The Haute Autorité de santé speaks of “150 minutes per week of physical activity spread over three to five sessions” to reduce cardiovascular disease.
Gilles Mondoloni, sports doctor, “recommends that everyone walk at least half an hour a day at rapid pace”. 30 minutes corresponds approximately to an equivalent of 3000 to 3500 steps. He explains to Top Santé that “this allows burn calories, activate the cardiovascular system and respiratory and to ease the joints. “If this minimum distance and duration are necessary, it is” that there is a notion of inertia of the organism to be taken into account for it to work. “” The body must prepare for the effort at the muscular, respiratory and enzymatic level “, explains the sports doctor.
Between 6,000 and 7,000 to eliminate “deep fat”
Must therefore a certain walking time at a relative intensity so that the body begins to burn calories. To really accelerate weight loss, it will take walk one hour a day, i.e. between 6,000 and 7,000 pas. Indeed, “from an hour a day, walking will get deep fat, in the abdomen, which even certain sports such as bodybuilding do not require “according to the sports doctor.
If you are overweight or an elderly person, you can practice walking help you with a “walking stick that will relieve your joints “, advises Gilles Mondoloni to Top Santé. Nordic walking is for example for everyone,” as soon as you can put one foot in front of the other “, jokes Arja Jalkanen-Meyer, – speech of the Federation of Nordic Walking For the time being, in France, the age of practitioners is in a range between 40 and 60 years.