If so, don’t sweat it, says a new study. While netting 10,000 steps per day is widely considered a gold-standard goal for wellness, that benchmark isn’t rooted in science, note researchers behind a new study out of Brigham & Women’s Hospital.
Street lights illuminate a bustling Coleman Boulevard. Crowds of runners, walkers and joggers bump up and down the sidewalks on their way to chain-link corrals. German shepherds sniff around for trouble, and Uptown Funk blasts from the speakers suspended overhead. The 42nd Annual Cooper River Bridge run is upon us.
Exercise has a negative connotation so let’s think positive and call it activity, which is so much more pleasant. Incorporating even small amounts of activity into your life can have big rewards for your overall well-being.
You’ve been putting in the miles, running or walking, or maybe a bit of both. You’ve been hydrating. Stretching. Getting plenty of rest. Eating healthfully, balancing your plate with lean proteins, fresh fruits and veggies, some smart carbs. All for one goal: this weekend’s Bridge Run. And it’s finally here … the start line is …