An active lifestyle usually has a huge impact on your daily energy expenditure. The amount of calories you burn going about your day can be in the hundreds if not thousands. Compare that to running a 5k where you might only burn 300 calories, and you can see just how important being active really is.
Of course burning calories isn’t the real reason why we stay active. It just happens to be one of the many positive side effects of the behaviors that translate to an active lifestyle.
Is 10,000 Steps Per Day Considered Active?
An active lifestyle isn’t a number – it’s a feeling. Steps, miles, and other numbers are external validation measurements used to give a visual representation of a feeling.
But those numbers don’t always accurately depict your lifestyle. That’s why you need to trust yourself first to determine if you’re active or not. And then if you want to track steps or other physical activity … Continue Reading