How Much Are 10,000 Steps In Miles And Calories Burned?

Walking 10,000 steps a day is a good fitness goal but how far is it in miles and will you burn enough calories if you want to lose weight?

The great news about walking 10,000 steps is it’s an exercise regime accessible to just about everyone. Most people are capable of walking 10,000 steps.

As a rough guide 10,000 steps are approximately 4 to 5 miles. It’s less if you have a short stride and more if you have a long stride. For most people, stride length will depend on their height.

If you’re over 6 feet, you’re probably clocking up 5 miles for 10,000 steps. At 5 feet in height, it’s unlikely you’re walking much more than 4.

How To Find Your Step Length

Measure the distance between the two markers and walk between the two points, at your normal pace, counting your steps. Divide the distance between the number of steps to get your average step length.

Use Your Step Length To Find Out How Many Miles You've Walked

There's a simple table to work out how many miles is 10,000 steps based on your step length.

The amount of calories burned in 10,000 steps depends on your weight, your walking pace and if you're walking up hills. There's a simple calculator you can use...

How Many Calories Is 10,000 Steps?

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